Faulkenberry named new KCSD alternative education director
May 20, 2020
Stover Middle School Assistant Principal Casey Faulkenberry has been named as the new Alternative Education Director for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). In this position, Faulkenberry will direct the district’s K-12 alternative education program including overseeing the Continuous Learning Center (CLC).
“I’m excited to be able to promote from within for this role. It takes a special person to work with alternative education, and I look forward to the energy that Casey will bring to this position,” said KCSD Superintendent Shane Robbins. “Casey already has several good ideas, and I know he will do a great job.”
Faulkenberry has served as Stover’s assistant principal since 2016 and was a social studies teacher at Camden High School (CHS) for six years prior to that. At CHS, he taught Advanced Placement US History and assisted in developing High School 101. From 2013-16, Faulkenberry had the highest districtwide AP and end-of-course scores.
He also served as a CHS assistant varsity football coach and as the B team baseball coach as well as coordinated non-football strength and conditioning programs.
He was named as Camden High’s 2014-15 teacher of the year and was selected as one of the district’s honor roll finalists that school year. He also was a finalist for the KCSD Outstanding First Year Teacher Award in the 2010-11 school year.
Faulkenberry has served as KCSD’s Midlands Region Middle School Quiz Bowl Coordinator and on the KCSD Social Studies Strategic Planning Team.
A graduate of Camden High School, Faulkenberry received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Newberry College and a master of education degree in educational administration from the University of South Carolina.