Call Me MiSTER at 哥伦比亚大学

Supporting Minority Students & Low-Performing Schools 

哥伦比亚大学's 169-year history is rooted in developing exceptional teachers and leaders. We're proud to join the Call Me MiSTER program (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models), which trains teachers from diverse backgrounds to help South Carolina's lowest-performing elementary schools.

叫我先生的标志This initiative fits squarely within our mission to prepare students for success in career, 社区, 和生活. Call Me MiSTER launched at Clemson and has since extended to 27 institutions statewide. 

Interested in Call Me MiSTER?

Learn how to apply and connect with our Program Director, 克雷格•王 at

Meet Our 2023-2024 Call Me MiSTER Cohort

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Middle Level Education: Social Studies


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MiSTER Evan Goodyear





Early Childhood Education


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Middle Level Education: Science


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Middle Level Education: Social Studies


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MiSTER Kristian Sanchez, Cohort President

Middle Level Education: Social Studies



计划的好处 & 成功

哥伦比亚大学's 克雷格•王 shares more about the mission of Call Me MiSTER and the value of black male teachers. Currently, black males make up only 2% of the teaching workforce nationwide. Call Me MiSTER closes those gaps, giving minority students—and all students—the motivation to also lead, 实现, 影响改变. A staggering 85% percent of program participants are still in the classroom, ten other states have taken notice, replicating the successful model. 


Deadline to 应用: May 17, 2024



步骤1: Complete the 应用程序

Step 2: Send Your Recommendations & 论文
Upload the following documents to the 哥伦比亚大学 application portal or send them directly via email to

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One essay about your interest in teaching and how you'd benefit from the program 
  • A signed statement from your guidance counselor certifying that you're from an underserved, 社会地位低下的, or economically disadvantaged background or area

Have more questions about our program? Contact 现场协调员, 克雷格•王 at


We have a strong teaching legacy, training teachers for over a century. As an education major, you’ll develop the skills to be successful as a teacher, plus Call Me MiSTER program benefits. 

  • Take advantage of tuition and book assistance.
  • Gain social and cultural support from classmates in the program as well as students across the 27 participating institutions.
  • Work with your professors and dedicated coordinator to secure a teaching placement that's right for you. 


哈罗德·诺兰先生, 赖权洞先生, MiSTER Evan Goodyear, 麦克先生, MiSTER Kristian Sanchez, 奥斯汀·梅杰先生, 和现场协调员, Mr. 克雷格•王. 


Kids need leaders who understand their struggles, who they can look up to, who can give them hope. That's what Call Me MiSTER does for South Carolina students.

Start a Rewarding 职业生涯

Influence change in South Carolina schools and communities. Our Call Me MiSTER program is highly competitive so apply early to give yourself the best shot.