• Berkeley County School District is guided in policy and planning by the elected Berkeley County Board of Education. The administrative team of Berkeley County School District, led by the superintendent, implements plans and policies.

Phone: 843-899-8602


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Dr. Anthony Dixon


Dr. Anthony Dixon was named Superintendent of Berkeley County School District on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

He returned to BCSD following his service as Chief of Schools in Charleston County School District. Previously, Dr. Dixon served Berkeley County School District as the Chief Academics and Innovation Officer and as the Chief Administrative Officer – School Services (Secondary Schools). Prior to those roles, he served as the Executive Director of Academics and Innovation as well as principal of Sanders-Clyde and Memminger School of Global Studies.  He served as principal for Philip Simmons High School, Philip Simmons Middle School and Cainhoy Elementary School. He also previously served as an Assistant Principal at Daniel Island School and Boulder Bluff Elementary School, and as a Special Education Teacher at St. Stephen and Memminger Elementary Schools. 

Dixon earned his Ed.D. and Ed.S. degrees from South Carolina State University, Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education: Learning and  Emotional Disabilities from the University of Charleston and a B.S. from College of Charleston. 

Phone: 843-899-8350


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Dr. Karen Whitley

Deputy Superintendent

Dr. Karen Whitley obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston, her Master's Degree in Reading from the Citadel, and her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She has over 40 years of experience in education in Berkeley County School District, beginning her career as a first grade teacher at Berkeley Elementary in Moncks Corner. Dr. Whitley went on to serve as a reading recovery teacher, and as a compensatory reading and math teacher before taking a facilitator position.  She has extensive experience as both a school and district administrator. She has served in administrative roles both at the middle and the elementary level, including two principalships. Dr. Whitley has served in various roles at the district level, including Elementary School Supervisor, Executive Director of School Improvement, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resouces Officer and Associate Superintendent for Student Services and Programs. She was named Deputy Superintendent for BCSD in 2022.

Phone: 843-572-5510


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Diane Driggers

Chief Technology and Infrastructure Officer
The Berkeley County School District's Office of Technology (OOT) administers a large and diverse network computing environment.
Technology is responsible for over 15,000 computers, 58,000 mobile devices, approximately 170 network file servers and approximately 3,200 smart classrooms spread out over 47 school campuses & multiple District office sites. 

Phone: (843) 899-8505


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Dr. Glenda Levine

Chief Diversity Officer

Through ongoing conversations with district leaders, faculty, staff, students and community partners, the Office of Diversity will be developing goals and strategies for moving Berkeley County School District toward its goal of diversity and multicultural inclusive excellence.

Berkeley County School District promotes a welcoming and supportive environment that celebrates and values diversity and respect for all students, employees and stakeholders. 

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Phone: 843-899-8377


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Tim McDowell

Chief Pupil Services Officer

The Office of Administrative Services - Pupil Services is committed to supporting the educational mission of Berkeley County School District. The office is responsible for managing student attendance appeals, expulsions, administration and implementation of school attendance lines and district athtletics.

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Phone: 843-899-8621


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Dr. Andrea Sturkey

Chief Human Resources Officer

The primary goal of Human Resources is to recruit, retain and develop quality teachers, administrators, and staff.
The Berkeley County School District is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, disabilities, religion, national origin, military status, immigrant status or English-speaking status.
Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies should be made to the Director of Human Resources.

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Phone: 843-899-8611


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Katie Tanner

Chief Communications & Community Engagement Officer

Berkeley County School District's Office of Communications & Community Engagement supports the District's strategic plan and works to empower and collaborate with the District's audiences – including parents, staff, and community partners –  by sharing engagement opportunities and timely, clear and appropriate information.

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Phone: 843-899-8763


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Marcie Abrahamson

Interim Chief Finance Officer

The Office of Finance is responsible for Goal 5 which is Fiscal Responsibility.  It reads, "We will be proactive in obtaining and utilizing resources to provide a world-class education for all students." We also see our role as supporting and collaborating with all the departments to provide a quality education for our children.  We have an experienced staff whose vision is centered on the 30,000 children that we serve every day.

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Phone: 843-899-5051


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Dr. Denise Ling

Chief Academics and Innovation Officer (acting)

Berkeley County School District’s Division of Academics and Innovation is committed to providing a future-focused vision on education through next-generation learning. We are dedicated to ensuring that all students are college, career and life-ready when they graduate from BCSD by incorporating approaches that are rooted in rigorous college and career-ready outcomes.

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