Charleston County School District announced George R. White as interim principal at Morningside Middle School.
An accomplished educator and administrator, White boasts experience in curriculum development and implementation, educational leadership and supervision, and school operations. He excels in creating and sustaining innovative instructional strateigies to help increase student academic performance and fostering meaningful and effective relationships with community partners and families.
White began his career in CCSD in 2004 as a teacher assistant. He became a classroom teacher at the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year and served in that capacity for six years. Having demonstrated excellent instructional skills and leadership in the classroom, White was selected to become an assistant principal in the district in 2012. He has served in his role for the past 11 years.
About the Charleston County School District
Charleston County School District (CCSD), a nationally-accredited school district, is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools spanning 1,300 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 87 schools and 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. 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.