Professional Affiliates

SCASA consolidates the resources and strength of administrators in every phase of education. Ten affiliates enable professionals to network with others who share their immediate concerns, while the association as a whole provides a strong foundation for educational improvement and individual professional growth.

Superintendents' Affiliate Secondary Principals' Affiliate
District Superintendents Principals and assistant principals of high schools.

Harrison Goodwin
District Superintendent
Chesterfield County Schools

Robert Roach
Secondary Principal
Palmetto High School
Anderson District 1

Middle Level Principals' Affiliate Elementary Principals' Affiliate
Principals and assistant principals of middle schools. Principals and assistant principals of elementary schools.

Jeannie Pressley
Middle Level Principal
Alice Drive Middle School
Sumter County Schools

 Jason Lesley
Elementary Principal
Spearman Elementary
Anderson District 1

Adult Education Affiliate Career & Technology Education Administrators' Affiliate
State, district and school level directors of adult education District and school-level leaders of career and technology education

Bobby Cunningham
W.R. Rogers Adult, Continuing and Technology Education Center
Richland District 2

Hollie Harrell
Anderson I & II Career and Technology Center

Education Deans' Affiliate Education Specialists' Affiliate
Higher education deans and professors

Directors of special ed, technology, guidance, business,information, etc.

Jon Pederson
Dean, College of Education
University of South Carolina

Chris Ellisor
Safety and Emergency Services Director
Lexington District 1

Instructional Leaders' Affiliate Personnel Affiliate
Assistant and Deputy Superintendents for Instruction, Directors of Instruction, Chief Academic Officers, other district instructional leaders State and district level personnel/HR administrators

Abbey Duggins
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Saluda County Schools

Shawn Williams
Chief Human Resources Officer
Richland District 2


Benefits Coordinators’ Roundtable
Chair:  Rebecca Duncan, Greenwood District 50
Communications Roundtable
Chair:  Mary Anne Byrd, Kershaw County Schools

Early Childhood Roundtable
Chair:  Beth Brooks, Newberry County Schools
Federal Programs/Grants Coordinators’ Roundtable
Chair:  Arlene Bakutes, Richland District 2
Fine Arts Coordinators’ Roundtable
Chair:  Erin Fitzgerald, Lexington District 1
Gifted & Talented Coordinators’ Roundtable
Chair:  Rick Blanchard, Berkeley County Schools
Instructional Technology Leaders' Roundtable
Chair:  Carla Jefferson, Darlington County Schools

Security Specialists’ Roundtable
Chair:  Chris Ellisor, Lexington District 1
Special Education Directors' Roundtable
Chair:  Fran Metta, Spartanburg District 2
Student Services' Roundtable
Chair:  Dr. Robert Smalls, Richland District 1

Technology Leaders' Roundtable
Chairs:  Richard Jones, SC Governor's School for Arts & Humanities and Tina Leitzsey, Newberry County Schools

Testing & Accountability Roundtable
Chair:  Dr. Jennifer Coleman, Richland District 1