Chief Academic Officer

Phone: (803) 432-8416 ext. 1258


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Alisa Taylor

Since 2012, Dr. Alisa Taylor has been employed in the instruction department in the Kershaw County School District.   During her 30 years in education, she has been an elementary, middle, and high school principal and a school district superintendent.   She has served as an educator in Lancaster County, York School District Two, and Marlboro Couty all in South Carolina.  Dr. Taylor’s belief in the arts in education continues after her tenure as a principal at an arts focus elementary school and an arts focus high school.    Her passion for engaging learning experiences tailored to the needs of individual students drives her support for principals and teachers.     She believes that the district's new instructional model which focuses on a student-centered learning facilitated by supportive learning environments, monitored student growth, and a path toward college and career ready skills will foster success for children.  Dr. Taylor lives in Camden with her husband John who is a retired South Carolina School Superintendent.


Ph.D. Educational Administration, University of South Carolina

M.A.  Educational Administration, University of North Carolina

B.A.   Education, University of South Carolina