Meeting Street Academy-Charleston Welcomes New Executive Director

Meeting Street Academy-Charleston Welcomes New Executive Director

We are honored to announce the hiring of an Executive Director for Meeting Street Academy, a leader who will guide our community through its second decade.  In this capacity, he will oversee all aspects of MSA-C, from early childhood to college. Christopher Eide Azevedo brings a wealth of diverse experiences...

A Letter To Me: The 3 Most Important Things To Remember In Your Last Semester At Winthrop

Dear self,You're in your last semester at Winthrop University in your Master of Education program in Counseling and Development.  I remember the feeling of teaching during the day, while going to school at night to complete this degree. But, now that I'm 30 years down the road looking back, here...

Summer (’22) Perspective: As Shared By Third Grade Educator Anawya Quashie

Can an elementary teacher in America make really great money as a twenty-something? Most people think the answer is “no.”  I understand why.  At Meeting Street Schools, however, the answer is “yes.” That's right. I'm a third year elementary school teacher and I just earned a six-figure salary. With all...

Nearly $600K in Performance Awards Earned by Meeting Street – Burns’ Teachers After Achieving Excellent Student Growth

Meeting Street - Burns (MS-Burns), the newest Meeting Street Schools’ Public School of Innovation dedicated to providing transformational educational opportunities to children in North Charleston, today announced 42 educators earned a total of $591k in Meeting Street Schools’ performance awards based on excellent student growth for the 2021-22 school year. ...

A Day in the Life of a Mental Health Professional

When we are little, we are often asked, what do we want to be?  I always thought, “I want to be me!” I want to be a person that goes to work and gets to be a caretaker, a listener, a laugher, a lover, I want to soften the weight...

New Recruitment Incentives for Meeting Street Schools Team

Recruitment is always one of our top priorities during the spring at Meeting Street Schools. This year, we have tripled our efforts to find passionate, motivated teachers for our scholars. But, we've noticed that our most successful marketing tool is…OUR TEACHERS! [caption id="attachment_4477" align="aligncenter" width="680"] @creditonestadium[/caption] Most of our recruits...

MSA-C Teacher Stephani Redmond Reflects on AY 19-20

Community Celebration: Operations Specialist Kendra Yates’ Charleston Favorites

Kendra Yates is the Operations Specialist for Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood. A self proclaimed "army brat," Kendra was born in Germany and moved around a lot growing up, but calls Sumter, South Carolina home. She made the move to Charleston two years ago for a job opportunity and to...

The Citadel Athletic Academic Advising Team Adopts A Classroom at Meeting Street Academy

The Adopt-A-Classroom program at Meeting Street Academy-Charleston invites community members to become apart of one of their classrooms. Through the program, volunteers make a year-long commitment to support our incredible teachers by visiting and helping in the classroom or leading an activity of their choice each month. New to the...

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News & NotesFounding Principal, Tamil Goodson, Guest Hosts on Kids First Radio Show: Shares Passion and Vision for Meeting Street – Jasper & Beaufort

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Our Schools

MSA – Charleston

Pre-K3 To 8th

Downtown Charleston, SC

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MSA – Spartanburg

Pre-K3 To 5th

Downtown Spartanburg, SC

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MS – Brentwood

Pre-K3 To 8th

North Charleston, SC

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MS – Burns

Pre-K3 To 8th

North Charleston, SC

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MS – Jasper & Beaufort

K To 1st

Jasper County, SC

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“We come into work everyday truly believing that our students are capable of achieving anything that is put in front of them. Here at MSS, students are provided the opportunity to achieve success through the facilitation of well-educated teachers, resources, and a responsive classroom school environment.”

— NikToshia GilesTeacher

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“Meeting Street Academy is my family. They taught me that I am valuable. I am an asset to the world…They asked me, ‘What is your dream?’ I had never been asked that before. The MSS community gives me the strength to pursue my dreams.”

— Kadelyn SteedStudent

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“MSA is a family. Once you’re in, you’re in. They said they would follow our kids from K-3 to college and they actually lived up to what they said they would do. Not only did MSA challenge my daughter academically but it also exposed her to new things that she probably wouldn’t have been exposed to at our previous neighborhood school. Our journey at MSA was exciting and rewarding. They actually walk the walk.”

— Tyeka GrantParent