Eural Joiner is a 23-year veteran teacher at A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, South Carolina. He has had extensive teaching and training experience across the social studies curriculum including an M.A.T. degree in the field and certification in AP European, AP World and IB History. He has twice been named Teacher of the Year at Flora (2008 and 2013) and has maintained National Board certification since 2001. He is a strong advocate for student engagement and has been the lead advisor for the Flora Youth in Government delegation for the past 8 years in which students participate in a three day mock legislative term running the state government while the actual legislature is in recess during November.