• Diversity & Inclusion


  • We believe that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are necessary to achieve academic and institutional excellence.  Every student, faculty and staff member matters and their unique perspectives are the core of our strength and our success.

Staff Shout Outs!!

  • December Staff Spot Light

    Jennifer Nelson

    Mrs. Jennifer Nelson is an asset to Blaney Elementary in so many ways! She is courageous, passionate, and has a great sense of humor. She is a very loving and devoted teacher and she treats all of her students like they were her own children. She holds high expectations for all of her students and expects them to reach their goals with her support. She brings the dance moves and the laughter to meetings and always greets you with a smile. We are blessed to have her on the Blaney staff! 

    With much appreciation,

    From The Heart of The Principal 



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Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion

Ms. Karean Troy

Phone: (803) 432-8416 ext. 1265


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Karean Troy

Karean Troy will serve as the district’s new Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator where she will manage the coordination of minority inclusion in schools and promote diversity-oriented events and cross-cultural activities.

Before becoming a guidance counselor at Fairfield Elementary in 2014, Troy was the academic advisor for Provost Academy and served as a guidance counselor for two high schools in Michigan. 

She is a Patient Administration Officer in the US Army Reserve’s National Disaster Medical System at Fort Jackson’s Federal Coordinating Center. In this role, she tracks patient movement and accountability and serves as a liaison between federal, state and local agencies and participating hospitals. 

Troy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counseling Community Agency Personnel and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Central Michigan University.