New Executive Director of Elementary Education

Dr. Kim Walsh - Executive Director of Elementary Education
Posted on 04/19/2021
Dr Kimberly WalshMarlboro County School District (MCSD) announced at Monday night’s board meeting the hiring of Dr. Kimberly Walsh as its new Executive Director of Elementary Education.

Dr. Kimberly Walsh has served 29 years as an educator in the public schools of South Carolina.  She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and an Educational Specialist Degree in Leadership from Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina.  She also received a Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina.  

Currently, Dr. Walsh is serving as Principal of Lake View Elementary School in Dillon District Four for the last (seventeen years).  Under her leadership, Lake View Elementary received the distinguished honors of Palmetto Gold and Palmetto Silver for academic achievement eight consecutive years. Lake View Elementary also received the Red Carpet School Award for outstanding customer service.  Dr. Walsh served at the district level as the Testing and Early Childhood Coordinator for Darlington County School District.  In addition to supervising the Early Childhood Program, She was the Coordinator of Testing for 22 schools.  Prior to serving in Darlington County, Dr. Walsh served as the Support Coordinator for Marion School District Seven, where she supervised state and federal grant programs in the district.

Dr. Walsh has three sons, Will, Jameson, and Joseph.  Her oldest son, Will, is following in his mom’s footsteps and is a history teacher at Lancaster High School and the Head Varsity Baseball Coach.  Her daughter-in-law, Kimber, is also a guidance counselor at McDonald Green Elementary School in Lancaster County.

Dr. Walsh is excited about the opportunity to serve the community and schools of Marlboro County School District!  She is looking forward to ensuring every student is college and career ready, equipped with world class skills and life skills to make them globally competitive.  She is both honored and humbled to be selected as the Executive Director of Elementary Education and will serve with enthusiasm, dedication, loyalty and a strong work ethic.  

“Dr. Walsh brings a tremendous amount of experience, skill and expertise to the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.  In her career, she has demonstrated leadership and innovation to move students in a positive direction.  As our school district continues to progress and make improvements, she will be an integral part of leading learners to the next level,’ stated Dr. Jason Bryant, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.

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