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Administrative Staff


S. Lynn Dowis, Ph.D.

(864) 852-0641

Dr. Dowis is in her 35th year of education where she has served as a special education teacher (15 years), a district-level administrator (17 years), and an education consultant for the past 3 years.  

Areas of Certification:  Superintendent; Elementary Principal & Supervisor; Learning Disabilities; Intellectual Disabilities; Emotional Disabilities

Degrees:  Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Clemson University; Administration & Supervision, Clemson University; M.A. in Education, Furman University; B.A. in Elementary Education and Special Education, Clemson University.


Department Chair

Mrs. Jan Rushton
(864) 443- 0137

Mrs. Rushton currently teaches special education at McCormick Middle School and she also serves as Department Chair of Special Education for all schools in the district.