A Letter From the Superintendent's Office

Orangeburg County School District welcomes Dr. Shawn Foster as the new superintendent for the school district.  Dr. Shawn Foster most recently served as the Chief Officer for Operations and Student Services for the Aiken County School District, a position he has held since 2015.  His area of responsibility includes human resources, facilities, maintenance, technology, counseling, homebound and alternative services, and strategic planning.  Dr. Foster’s other education experience includes service as an assistant principal, principal, intervention specialist and assistant director of an alternative school, and director of student and administrative services.  He received a BSW from Livingstone (NC) College, a master’s degree in counseling from Webster University, an M.Ed. in divergent learning from Columbia College, and a doctorate in administration from South Carolina State University.

“Our Board was very pleased with Dr. Foster’s educational background and experiences,” said Orangeburg Board Chairperson Peggy James-Tyler. “We believe he best fits qualities outlined in our community and staff written leadership profile.  Dr. Foster also has strong experience in areas that will serve our district well now and in the future.”

Dr. Shawn Foster


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