FSD1 new administrators replace retirees
The Florence One Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Nathaniel Marshall as Director of Teacher Effectiveness. Marshall will replace Debbie Watson who is retiring at the end of this month. Angela Jacobs has been named Florence One’s Director of Recruitment. She will replace Marlene Williams who is also retiring at the end of June.
For the past two years, Marshall has served in Florence One’s Human Resources Department as Coordinator of Teacher Effectiveness and Innovative Projects. Previously, he served as Literacy Coach at McLaurin and Wallace-Gregg Elementary schools. Prior to that, he was a classroom teacher at John W. Moore where he was named Teacher of the Year. Marshall has also served as an adjunct instructor at USC Upstate and as a classroom teacher in Sumter School District. As Director of Teacher Effectiveness, Marshall will supervise the professional/classified staff evaluation process. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from USC Upstate, a Master of Education in Technology from Cambridge, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership/Administration from Coastal Carolina University.
Angela Kirkland Jacobs, who has over 25 years of experience in the field of education and public services, began her career as a teacher in Florence One at Dewey L. Carter Elementary School. She later worked in the Darlington County School District as a Curriculum Coordinator and Assistant Principal. In 2007, she began working in Florence School District Four as Principal of Brockington Elementary (2007-2009); Director of Human Resources and Development and Interim Principal (2009-2011). Most recently, she has served in Lee County School District as principal of Lower Lee and West Lee Elementary schools. As Director of Recruitment, she will provide oversight to the district’s application process and leadership of the targeted recruitment program.
Jacobs received a bachelor of arts degree in child development/early childhood education from South Carolina State University; a master of arts in elementary education from Cambridge University; and an education specialist degree in K-12 administration from Cambridge College in Augusta, Ga.