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.
Around the District
Around the District:
The School Board approved two new high school classes, African American Studies and African American Literature for the 2021-2022 school year.
Awesome job to the team working on the courses!
CLC celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.
Staff Shout Outs!!
October Staff Spot Light!
Eunice Stukes is in her 9th year as an Assistant Principal at Camden Middle School. She is a Camden native and graduate of Camden High School who taught at Pine Tree Hill and Camden Middle School prior to entering administration. Mrs. Stukes is a dependable and knowledgeable AP who does everything in her power to help Camden Middle School shine. We have been fortunate to have her as a part of our team.
Camden Elementary School’s Diversity and Inclusion Shout-Out for the month of October goes to Ms. Wendy Holmes. Wendy is a 2nd grade teacher at CES. She is passionate about teaching and her students love her. Wendy goes the extra mile each and every day. She has an excellent classroom environment and she engages her students with lots of fun activities during the school year. Ms. Holmes is an exceptional teacher and we are so glad that she is a member of our CES family. Thank you Ms. Holmes for making a difference! We appreciate all that you do!
North Central High School would like to recognize Tyronne Drakeford for the month of October. Coach Drakeford is our activities director and head football coach. Coach Drakeford does a great job of working with and supporting our student-athletes. The Knights football team is also off to a great 2-0 start. Great job Coach Drakeford. Keep up the great work!
Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion
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.