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Three HCS Educators Recognized in SC Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis recognized the first cohort of 36 educators who have qualified to become South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teachers. Three of those educators are from Horry County Schools and include Monica Brisbon, Carolina Forest High; William Chappell, Early College High; and Eric Fry, Academy for Technology and Academics.

Launched in January of this year, the new statewide initiative is designed to increase the number of teachers incorporating personal finance education into their classrooms. In order to become a South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher, all applicants must complete specific professional development classes. In addition, they must create and teach professional development training. Applicants then must pass the W!SE Personal Finance Certification Test for Educators. W!SE is a nationally recognized credential, certifying that educators demonstrate the proficiency required to teach personal finance.

To learn more, visit the SCFLMT website at

Monica Brisbon
Carolina Forest High
William Chappell
Early College High
Eric Fry
Academy for Technology
and Academics