LaShawna Harris selected as CCSD leader of Teaching and Learning

May 13, 2024

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce Lashawna Harris as Executive Director of Teaching and Learning. Harris has served as the district’s Director of Instructional Programs since 2019.

Harris brings over 20 years of diverse experience developing and implementing programs to increase student academic success to the role. She began her career in 1998 as a CCSD classroom teacher at R.D. Schroder Middle School in Hollywood, SC, where she taught sixth through eighth grade social studies. During her time at Schroder, Harris served as department and grade level chair, as well as a Mentor and Cooperating Teacher.


About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is a nationally accredited school district committed to providing equitable and quality educational opportunities for all its students. CCSD is the second-largest school system in South Carolina and represents a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools spanning 1,300 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves approximately 50,000 students in 88 schools and specialized programs.

CCSD offers a diverse portfolio of educational options and specialized programs delivered to the students of CCSD through neighborhood, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), Montessori, and charter schools and programs. Rich educational opportunities for students include programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; military; dual credit; and many more.