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Hi, I'm Mary Alice Satterfield...

I received my Master of Education in Divergent Learning from Columbia College, Columbia, South Carolina.  My under-graduate degree was earned at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.  I received a Bachelor of Music Education with a concentration in voice, secondary in piano.  I am certified as a music specialist, K-12. 
I have thirty graduate hours from the Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina which include: 
  • Recognizing and Remediating Language Disabilities
  • Multi-Sensory Language Instruction for the Dyslexic
  • Several courses dealing with working with at risk-youth individually and in groups as well as intervention strategies for at-risk families
  • Lowcountry Writing Project, Fellow, Summer Institute, 2004 Fall Writing Institute 2004, and Fall Writing Institute 2006

Current Experience and Awards in Education:

  • Trident Academy, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Teacher
    Language Enhancement and Development (LEAD)
    Music K-12, English, Journalism, Preforming Arts
    Writers' Workshops for High School
    Assistant Lower School Director (2001-05)
  • Teacher Consultant, Lowcountry Writing Project, The Citadel
  • Master Teacher, Class of 2006, South Carolina Independent School Association
  • Private Teaching/Tutoring: Language therapy, written expression, piano and guitar
  • Previous experience in education includes work in public and private schools

Most Recent Professional Presentations:

  • South Carolina Council of Teachers of English (SCCTE) Conference, 2007
  • South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Fall Conference, 2006
  • Trident Academy Student and Teacher Groups, 2005, 2006 and 2007



Conducting a high school Writers' Workshop

Trident Academy
1455 Wakendaw Road
Mount Pleasant, S.C. 29464

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Mary Alice Satterfield, M.Ed
Trident Academy
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina