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Our Members

Students, educators, workers, allies—we all belong in The SCEA.
From Chesterfield to Charleston, Oconee to Horry, we support students in all roles and responsibilities. The result? An Association as strong and diverse as its communities.
In countless ways, The SCEA members advance the cause of public education. See how they share their time, energy, and expertise to help all students and educators succeed.


Our nation’s educators help children achieve academically and learn the skills they will need to be successful and productive citizens.

Education Support Professionals

The SCEA's Education Support Professional members take care of our children every day and make sure they have the tools they need to succeed in our schools and classrooms.

The Student SCEA

The Student SCEA members are the leading voice for the next generation of educators.


The educators of tomorrow need our leadership today. That's why The SCEA early career members lead the South Carolina Early & Noble Educators.

Retired Professionals

Public school retirees (administrators, teachers, teacher assistants, and others) are invited to join The South Carolina Education Association-Retired.
Vice President Dena Crews
The SCEA advocates with local school districts and the state legislature to remind them just how essential educators are. We push for safe schools and improved salaries because educators and our students are essential
Quote by: Vice-President Dena Crews
The SCEA members advocating for students at the statehouse

Ready to stand up for public schools?

Learn more about the issues and policies that impact public education, then take action to support students.

Use Your Educator Voice.

We are THE voice for educators in South Carolina. See what membership can mean for you!

What’s on Your Mind?

We’re here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (guides, reports, trainings, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We’re here to support you in whatever you need.

Your Voice. Our Power. Their Future.

The SCEA is an affiliate of the largest professional association of educators in the country. As the leading advocate for the schools South Carolina students deserve, The SCEA works to promote quality public education and to support public school employees.