Director for Pupil Services

Phone: (803) 432-8416 ext. 1268


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Duane Pate

I am the Director of Pupil Services.  I assist families and students in the following areas:  residency, guardianship, discipline, athletics, McKinny-Vento services,  Migrant Student Services, and Foreign Exchange Students services.

I earned my bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina.  I have a Master's degree in Educational Supervision and Leadership from Winthrop University.

Before coming to the District Office, I served as principal of Mt. Pisgah Elementary School for eight years and then Mt. Pisgah and Bethune Elementary schools together for two years.