About Military Community Liaisons

  • American Flag School Liaison Officers (Military Community Liaison) serve as the primary point of contact for school-related matters. Represent, inform, and assist Commands. Assist military families with school issues. Coordinate with local school systems. Forge partnerships between the military and schools.  The Military Community Liaison serves as the primary point of contact for school-related matters. This individual represents, informs, and assists the Command. In this role, the liason will help coordination between the family and the Kershaw County School District. The goals are to: Identify barriers to academic success and develop solutions; Promote parental involvement and educate local communities and schools regarding the needs of military children; Develop and coordinate partnerships in education; and Provide parents with the tools they need to overcome obstacles to education that stem from the military lifestyle.

Meet Your Military Community Liaison

  • Karean Troy Ms. Karean Troy
    Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion
    karean.troy@kcsdschools.net
    (803) 432-8416

    As a school Liaison Officers (Military Community Liaison) Ms. Troy will serve as the primary point of contact for school-related matters. She will represent, inform, and assist the Command and provide coordination between the family and the Kershaw County School District. The goals are to: Identify barriers to academic success and develop solutions; Promote parental involvement and educate local communities and schools regarding the needs of military children; Develop and coordinate partnerships in education; and Provide parents with the tools they need to overcome obstacles to education that stem from the military lifestyle. Ms. Troy also serves as the district’s new Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator where she manages the coordination of diversity and inclusion in schools and promotes diversity-oriented events and cross-cultural activities. Before joining the Kershaw County School District, Ms. Troy served as a guidance counselor at Fairfield Elementary located in Fairfield, SC. Ms. Troy also served as the academic advisor for Provost Academy and served as a guidance counselor for two high schools in Michigan.

    In addition to her duties with the Kershaw County School District, Ms. Troy also serves as a commissioned officer in the United States Army where she has achieved the rank of Major.  Major Troy first enlisted in 1990 serving as an enlisted soldier before being commissioned as a Second Lieutenants in the Army Medical Service Corps. After being commissioned, she attended Officer Basic Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Major Troy’s previous assignments have included serving as the Health Service Material Officer for the 4201st US Army Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Detachment Commander for the 323rd Combat Support Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Health Service Material Officer for the 323rd Combat Support Hospital (HUB) in Southfield Michigan. Major Troy mobilized in July 2008 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, where she served as an Operation Officer for the G3, from July 2008 to July 2010 and Commander, Warrior Transition Unit from July 2010 to July 2012.  Currently, Major Troy is stationed at Fort Jackson, SC serving as the Patient Administration Officer for the National Disaster Medical Service (NDMS).

    Major Troy’s awards and decorations include Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon.  Major Troy has a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal and Public Communication and a Master’s Degree in Counseling, from Central Michigan University. Her other military schools and courses include Mobilization Planning Course, Health Service Human Resource Manager, Medical Service Corps Officer Advanced Course, Staff and Faculty Development Training, Training Education Developer Middle Managers Course. Major Troy has one son, Allen.


  • Please note that the Kershaw County School District is currently seeking to solidify our commitment to our military families by applying for the Purple Star designation.