The Greenville County College Fair is held over two days each year in the fall. The dates depend upon those dates assigned to Greenville’s Fair by CACRAO.
Costs for participating organizations for 2022 are:
CACRAO Member Institution: $400.00 + fair costs (if applicable)
CACRAO Non-Member Institution: $600.00 + fair costs (if applicable)
CACRAO Community College Member Institution: $200.00 + fair costs (if applicable)
CACRAO Community College Non-Member Institution: $350.00 + fair costs (if applicable)
Overall registration fees are non-refundable. If you believe you have an incorrect price (member vs. non-member) listed during registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about your pricing status before submitting your registration.
- We average 100 institutions per year and is held at the Greenville Convention Center – one of the nation’s largest convention and meeting facilities.
- Greenville County School District (GCSD) is the largest public school system in South Carolina (46th largest in the nation) with 14 High Schools and several Charter High Schools averaging 5,200 rising juniors and 4,600 rising seniors. Nine GCS high schools have been ranked in the top 5% among America’s Best Schools by Newsweek magazine and has the largest PTA membership in the state.
- Greenville County Schools was awarded district-wide National Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, recognizing it as a high quality school district. The District is a State leader in school choice, featuring schools of various sizes in urban, suburban and rural settings, and magnet academies offering specialized studies in areas such as communications arts, languages, the arts, and science and mathematics. About 15% of the almost 76,000 students take advantage of school choice to match their needs and interests. Graduation rates are 84%. To view other key statistics, please visit Greenville County Schools – Stats, Reports, Etc.
- However what truly sets Greenville County Schools apart nationally is its Graduation Plus program designed to ensure graduates are college or career ready. In 2021, graduates earned over 6,000 dual-credit hours with over 6,200 Industry Certifications.
- Private Schools include Bob Jones Academy, Christ Church Episcopal, Hampton Park Christian, Saint Joseph’s Catholic, Shannon Forest Christian, and Southside Christian as well as several other private schools
- 90% of Greenville County graduates pursue some form of higher education and $163 million in college scholarships were distributed last year.
- Greenville County is also the home to the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
- 11 Upstate Home School Associations are also invited
- Advertising, tables, chairs, vinyl-topped draping (your own tablecloth can be added), and refreshments are included in the registration fee that ONLY is paid by College Representatives.
- Greenville’s award-winning downtown delights visitors with its array of restaurants, art galleries, theaters and specialty boutiques. Downtown the Peace Center hosts New York-style Broadway productions year round and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena is one of the top 50 venues in the world for sports and entertainment. The West End district downtown features the new Liberty Bridge and Park, in addition to the new baseball stadium reminiscent of Fenway Park in Boston.
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Allyson Brown, Spartanburg Methodist College, Chair
Linda Schulz, Christ Church Episcopal School, Co-Chair
Judy Benedict, Giraffe Web Development & Design
Jenn Albright, St. Joseph’s Catholic School
Jay Blankenship, SC Department of Commerce
Emily Butler, Butler College Counseling
Heather Driscoll, St. Joseph’s Catholic School
Tarsha Brown, Greenville Technical College
Elizabeth House, Greenville County School District
Jeny Kerscher, Furman University
Karen Rogers, Greenville Tech Charter High School
Sarah Steele, Southside Christian School