It is the mission of Scotland County Schools to develop responsible, productive citizens by providing an excellent education for the children through engaging instruction. Partnering with families and the community, we will ensure every child's academic, social, emotional, and physical needs are met in a safe, nurturing environment.
Scotland County Schools will implement a modified weekly work schedule for all facilities, centers, and school sites beginning June 7 and ending August 6, 2021.
All district facilities will be open Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
All facilities will be closed on Fridays.
SCOTLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
MONDAY, June 28, 2021
The Scotland County Schools Board of Education will hold its Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, June 28, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to receive updates from staff, discuss school system business, and hold Closed Session if needed. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the AB Gibson Building. The meeting will be open to the public but with limited seating in order to honor social distancing requirements related to the Coronavirus pandemic. The meeting will also be livestreamed to the public as well. Click on the link below to view:
If a member of the public is unable to join the meeting in person or view the meeting as it is airing live, they will still be able to click on the link and watch the recording at the conclusion of the meeting. Please contact Miriam Davis at 910-277-4459, extension 307, with questions about how to access the meeting.
Wells named Communications and Public Relations Specialist
Scotland County Schools is pleased to announce the selection of David L. “Dave” Wells of Laurinburg/Scotland County as the new Communications/Public Relations Specialist. Mr. Wells has served most recently as News Director at WLNC Radio in Laurinburg. Wells is a 2010 graduate of Richmond Community College and a 2015 graduate of St. Andrews University.
Mr. Wells was quoted to say: ‘I am honored to be chosen for this position, and I will give my very best each day to serve the Scotland County Schools system and it stakeholders. In education it is imperative to have as much communication with our parents and stakeholders. It is my goal to offer the best channel for information to everyone involved.’
Scotland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Takeda LeGrand expressed, “I am excited to have Mr. Wells to officially join the Scotland County Schools family. It is great to have such a dedicated Scot who has a passion for education and the community. Mr. Wells experience in radio, media, and consensus building will help our district soar to new heights.”
Mr. Wells will officially begin on July 1st, 2021.
SCS names new Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Scotland County Schools has named Miriam Davis as the new Executive Assistant to the Superintendent. Davis was approved for the new post during the June 7 Board of Education meeting. Davis has served the district previously as a Licensure Specialist.
‘I am excited to support Dr. LeGrand’s vision for Scotland County Schools’, Davis said. ‘I view this role as an opportunity to continue my service with Scotland County Schools and utilize my advanced degree and training to help improve student outcomes and community relations.’
Davis began her career in education as the GEAR-UP Project Coordinator with Scotland County Schools. Following that appointment, she served as an Exceptional Children’s Teacher at Carver Middle School prior to her latest appointment as Licensure Specialist. Ms. Davis earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Public Administration from Fayetteville State University followed by a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Scotland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Takeda LeGrand stated, “Ms. Davis brings a wealth of skills and knowledge that will be a value-add to the Scotland County community. Her expertise in Public Administration will help to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders and support effective, efficient operations.”
Davis will begin her new position on June 14, 2021.
Scotland County Board of Education
Monday, June 7, 2021
The Scotland County Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the A. B. Gibson Education Center, 322 Main Street, Laurinburg. There will be a closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel and having consultation with the attorney as allowed under G. S. 143-318.11 (a) (3), and 143-318.11 (a) (6).
The meeting will be open to the public but with limited seating in order to honor social distancing requirements related to the Coronavirus pandemic. The meeting will also be livestreamed to the public as well. Click on the link below to view:
If a member of the public is unable to join the meeting in person or view the meeting as it is airing live, they will still be able to click on the link and watch the recording at the conclusion of the meeting. Please contact Miriam Davis at 910-277-4459, extension 306, with questions about how to access the meeting.