The SC ACCELERATE Program (Adult College Completion through E-Learning Resources and Academic Tracks to Employment) provides accelerated educational and career pathways for adult learners, preparing them for high-skill/high-demand occupations in South Carolina's expanding manufacturing sector.

The SC ACCELERATE Program is geared towards the following applicants:

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Individuals
  • Veterans and spouses of active duty military personnel
  • Adults age 25 and older - This population may include:
    • Unemployed Individuals
    • Underemployed Individuals
    • Dislocated Workers
    • Incumbent Workers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Spartanburg Community College Enrollment Steps:

  • Complete SCC Application
  • Apply for Financial Aid by completing FAFSA
  • Complete Compass exam(Entrance Exam)
  • Submit copy of high school transcript or GED
  • Request copies of all other college credit be sent to SCC for evaluation
  • Register for classes

SC Accelerate Program Enrollment Steps:

  • Contact SC ACCELERATE APTC Director/Counselor for individual appointment time
  • Bring Photo Id, Social Security card, DD-214 (if a veteran), resume, current school schedule if already enrolled to initial appointment
  • APTC Staff will complete initial SC ACCELERATE intake paperwork for each participant
  • Each participant will receive an Individual Service Plan (ISP) outlining employment and  educational goals as well as needed support services from college and community partners
  • The APTC offers a plethora of free services including soft skills workshops, resume assistance, connection to additional student services, and more
  • Each participant will receive one-on-one counseling in an effort to assist them with obtaining their goals



Visit www.sccsc.edu/gainfulEmployment for important information about the educational debt, earnings, and graduation rates of students who attended programs.



View Profile Su Canaday, APTC Counselor
(864) 592-4367
107 Community College Drive, SSB 102, Spartanburg, SC 29303
View Profile Eduardo Chen, Director - SC ACCELERATE Project
(864) 592-4368
107 Community College Drive, SSB 102, Spartanburg, SC 29303
View Profile Tameesha Curry, APTC Director - SC ACCELERATE Project
(864) 592-4372
107 Community College Drive, SSB 102, Spartanburg, SC 29303

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