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MGMS welcomes new assistant principals

Jun 28 2018

At its June 26, 2018 Board Meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the promotion of Jamie F. Powell to the position of assistant principal and the employment of Alisa K. Long as assistant principal. They will fill two vacant AP spots at Meadow Glen Middle School.

Jamie Powell, who currently serves as instructional resource coordinator at White Knoll High School, started her career teaching at Lexington Middle School in 2001.

In 2010, she moved toWKHS, where she held the positions of English teacher, interventionist, innovation specialist and instructional resource coordinator. Powell’s duties as instructional resource coordinator included developing a school-based professional learning program, coordinating new teacher mentoring and co-leading End of Course subject-area data teams.

Powell received her Bachelor of Arts from Erskine College and a Master of Education in educational administration from the University of South Carolina.

Alisa Long, social studies curriculum specialist in Richland School District Two, taught social studies at Irmo High School from 2005 to 2015 before joining Richland School District Two as social studies curriculum specialist.

In her role there, she coordinated curriculum for more than 150 teachers, developed Read 2 Succeed plans, assisted with new teacher recruitment and collaborated with assistant principals to plan professional development.

Long earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and secondary education from the College of Charleston, a Master of Education and a Master of Education in administration and supervision from Southern Wesleyan University.