Teacher of the Year

The YEScarolina SC Entrepreneurship Teacher of Year is a South Carolina teacher who has shown dedication to their students, enthusiasm for entrepreneurship and is a strong advocate for YEScarolina.


Angelia S. Jackson | Kingstree Senior High School

Angelia Jackson believes that ALL students have the right to an educational system that is open to the flow of real-life experiences that enriches the lives of each student regardless of their backgrounds. Her teaching style best serves visual, linguistic, auditory, and kinesthetic learners where education should be a universal language.

She graduated from Hemingway High School in Hemingway, SC, and furthered her education at Limestone College located in Gaffney, SC where she obtained a BS Degree in Business Administration. She obtained an M.B.A. from Webster University in Myrtle Beach, SC, and Morris College School of Religion Extension Certificate.

After receiving her YEScarolina CET (Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher) certificate in 2015, she began teaching Entrepreneurship at Kingstree Senior High School – enriching the minds of the students to become business owners. While there she held positions such as Freshman and Senior Class Advisor, 21st Century Coordinator, FBLA Advisor, CATE Chairperson, and a Teacher Mentor. Mrs. Jackson is now employed by the Georgetown County School District as a Computer Science Educator, FBLA Advisor, and CATE Chairperson at Rosemary Middle School.