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.