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Dr. David O'Shields (SC '03) Named Chairman of South Carolina State Board of Education

December 12, 2023
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On December 12, 2023, Dr. David O'Shields (SC '03) was sworn in as the chair of the South Carolina Board of Education. The SBE is the policy-making body for public K-12 education in South Carolina, consisting of 17 members, one appointed from each of the state's 16 judicial circuits by the legislators representing the various circuits, and a 17th member appointed by the governor. Members are appointed for four-year terms.

“It is an honor to work with such committed members on the State Board. I hope our time in 2024 can strengthen educational opportunities for all students,” said O’Shields. “Public education and public service are commitments I take seriously. I am looking forward to working together with all members of the State Board.”

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