Business leaders get to be ‘educators for a day’ | News | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | December 2, 2016 5:00 pm
Last Updated: November 30, 2016 at 1:43 pm
The Colleton County School District held an “Educator for the Day” initiative on Nov. 17 in celebration of American Education Week. Community and business leaders were invited to engage in activities at area schools by experiencing “a day in the life of an educator.”
Participants included Cindy Dickerson of Colleton County First Steps (Bells Elementary); Walterboro Police Officer Amy Stivender and Heather Walters of The Colletonian (Black Street Early Childhood Center); Audrey Brown, Department of Social Services (Hendersonville Elementary); Brad Griffin, Colleton Medical Center (Northside Elementary); Jamey Litchfield, Colleton County Veterans Affairs Office, and Prince Anthony Rhode, Village Investment Project (Colleton County Middle School); Allison Kitler, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Diane Matthews, Lowcountry AHEC, and Jane Brewer, USC Salkehatchie (Colleton County High School); Lynette Fryar, victims’ advocate with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Carl Coffin, Colleton County Memorial Library (Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center); and Cornelius Hamilton, SCSU 1890 Research (CCSD Alternative School.)
Speaking to the group at the end of the day were CCSD Director of Student Services Cordelia Jenkins, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Franklin Foster and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Juliet White.