BREAKING NEWS: Board Names
After three meetings to give interviews, then has taught middle school special needs
special reviews and consideration to applicants populations and social studies in an alternative
for the position of district superintendent, the setting. She has been a high school assistant
Chester County Board of School Trustees has principal, a middle and high school principal,
announced its finalists. On Tuesday, the board and the assistant superintendent for
held its final meeting and selected two male Curriculum and Instruction for the Kershaw
and two female finalists for the position left County School District.
vacant by Dr. Thomas Graves, who resigned
effective May 1. The candidates will come to
Chester for a community “Meet the Citadel and earned his Doctor of Philosophy
Candidates” reception at the district office on degree in Educational Leadership from the
Nov. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The board University of South Carolina. He has been a
“worked hard” and was dedicated to the task of high school history and social studies teacher,
selecting a candidate to serve as the district's a high school assistant principal and principal,
new superintendent, said Interim a director of student support services and chief
Superintendent John Taylor. The finalists for instructional services officer for Beaufort
the Chester County Schools Superintendent County.
position are: Dr. Carlotta D. Redish, the
associate superintendent for administrative
services and instruction in the Cherokee Forest University and has his Education
County School District; Dr. Agnes M. Slayman, doctorate from Vanderbilt University. Prior to
the executive director of secondary education his current position, Dr. Laws served five years
for the Kershaw County School District; Dr. as superintendent of the Elkin City, NC
Ahmed Sean Alford, the chief instructional schools. During his career, he has served as a
services officer for the Beaufort County School workforce development teacher, has been an
District; and Dr. Stephen C. Laws, assistant principal and principal at both the
superintendent for the Wilkes County Schools middle and high school levels, and has served
since 2003. A brief biography of each as a human resources director prior to his
candidate is shared below: almost 14 years as a superintendent.
The board hopes to make its final selection at a
Philosophy degree from the University of South special called meeting on Nov. 28, Taylor said.
Carolina with a major in Educational The new superintendent will be named shortly
Leadership and Policy. She has served as a after that.
history and social studies teacher, a
department chairperson, elementary assistant
principal and principal, a literary specialist, and
director of personnel. The News & Reporter – www.onlinechester.com -
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Philosophy degree from the University of South
Carolina in Educational Administration. She