Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. History, Francis Marion University M.Ed.Education, Lesley University MA in Political Science, American Public University Gifted and Talented Endorsement AP Government and Politics Endorsement AP U.S. History Endorsement AP Economics Endorsement
Miss Elizabeth Collins
Elizabeth Collins has been teaching Social Studies for 27 years. She has a B.A. in History from Francis Marion University, a Masters in Education, and a Masters in Political Science. Miss Collins currently teaches AP U.S. Government and Politics, U.S. Government, and Political Science. She is also the advisor for Student Government at South Florence High School. Elizabeth Collins has been a past recipient of a variety of grants and awards, including the School Foundation's Bridge the Gap 2009 and Time Warner Cable Teacher of the Year, 2006.
As an AP Reader for the College Board U.S. Government and Politics Exam, Miss Collins believes in the collaborative learning process promoted by the AP College Board. While she does not expect every student to go into politics or law, she believes in the power of an informed citizenry to positively impact governmental processes. Miss Collins regards the importance of striving for accuracy, applying past knowledge to new situations, and remaining open to continuous learning for her students and herself.
Miss Collins joined the Francis Marion University faculty as an Adjunct Professor in 2019. She teaches Introductory Political Science for FMU at South Florence High School. She celebrates the opportunity to offer collegiate learning in the high school setting.