Meagan Culbertson and Courtney Jackson Approved by the LCSD 55 School Board to Fill 2024-2025 Administrative Positions

May 22, 2024

The Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) School Board held its regularly scheduled School Board Meeting on Monday, May 20, 2024. The LCSD 55 School Board approved recommendations for Meagan Culbertson and Courtney Jackson to fill vacated administrative positions.

Culbertson will begin serving as Laurens District 55 High School Assistant Principal in 2024-25. Culbertson is leaving her position in Columbia, South Carolina as the Ridge View High School Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction. She has five years of experience as an assistant principal with responsibilities related to graduation rates, teacher evaluations, professional development, Individualized Education Program (IEP), master schedules, and academic budget. Culbertson holds a Master’s in School Administration and Supervision from Campbell University in North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Middle School Math from Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina.

Culbertson is delighted with the opportunity to serve in Laurens 55. “I am thrilled to join the Lauren 55 community as the new assistant principal at Laurens High School. My family and I are eagerly anticipating our move and excited for my sons to start kindergarten and first grade in the district. I look forward to contributing to the educational excellence and community spirit that Lauren 55 is known for,” said Culbertson.

Courtney Jackson was approved by the LCSD 55 School Board as the new Laurens Middle School Assistant Principal starting July 1, 2024. She is currently the Greenville Early College Instructional Coach in Greenville County Schools. Jackson is adept in utilizing data to analyze student performance and identifying areas of improvement that lead to closing the achievement gap. She is the Greenville Early College 2023-24Teacher of the Year. She has a Master of Education in Divergent Learning from Columbia College and a Bachelor of Science in History from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. She has also earned an Education Specialist degree in Secondary School Administration from Cambridge College in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jackson expressed her excitement to become part of Laurens 55. She said, “I am excited to join Laurens County School District 55. I look forward to being a part of the amazing staff of Laurens Middle School and the wonderful opportunities in our future.”