December 13, 2016 -- Kim Wilson Appointed Executive Director for the Secondary Learning Community
For Immediate Release
December 13, 2016
Erica Taylor 843-937-6303
Kim Wilson Appointed Executive Director for the Secondary Learning Community
Charleston, SC —Charleston County School District (CCSD) announces the appointment of Kim Wilson as Executive Director for the Secondary Learning Community. Wilson has served as the principal of R.B. Stall High School for the past several years.
Wilson, a lifelong educator and the 2013 South Carolina Principal of the Year, previously held the title of Associate Principal and Director of Guidance at Wando, and served as a teacher in both Horry County (SC) and Wood County (WV). He holds a Bachelor’s in Education from Glenville State College, Master’s degrees in Counseling and Rehabilitation and Physical Education from Marshall University, and a Specialist’s degree in Education from The Citadel. In addition to receiving the SC Principal of the Year honor, he’s also earned the Administrator of the Year in 2006, Assistant Principal of the Year for 2002-2003, and Counselor of the Year for 1988-1989.
"Mr. Wilson is known for his dedication to his students and his passion for education," said CCSD Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. "He is a superb leader and possesses the talent and skills to support all CCSD secondary schools in a most effective way."
Wilson will begin his new role as soon as a transition plan has been developed for Stall High School.
About the Charleston County School District
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.
CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.