A Glance into DSD4
Dorchester School District Four is pleased to announce Dr. LaToya Adams as the next Director of Human Resources. Dr. Adams is a graduate of Spring Valley High School, in Columbia, SC. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, an Educational Specialist degree in Administration and Educational Leadership, and a Doctoral degree in Teacher Leadership. She began her career in education in 1997 as an elementary and middle school teacher in Richland County School District One and continued her career as an Assistant Principal in Horry County. She later pursued a role as an elementary Principal in Charleston, SC. Beginning in 2010-2018 she served as a Director of Curriculum and Instruction in both Jasper and Allendale counties. She later became an HR Director in Barnwell 29 (Williston) in 2018. Dr. Adams has served as an Associate and Adjunct Professor in various colleges and universities; to include Webster University, Gardner-Webb University, Ashford University, Concordia University, and Cleveland Community College.
During her career, she has served as the Co-coordinator of the USC Salkehatchie HR Directors’ Roundtable, South Carolina State Department of Education ADEPT Evaluation System for Media Specialists to School Librarians, and Carolina CAP-USC Columbia Steering Committee. She has been recognized as a Hero Behind the Scenes, Teacher of the Year, Golden Apple recipient, Adjunct Professor-One to Watch, and most recently a published author of two books.
“I am excited about joining the Dorchester School District Four Team. In the words of Tom Haak, ‘Every good conversation starts with listening.’ I believe that it is quite imperative to listen to every member of the team and community to gauge new ideas and I am all for it. I am looking forward to highlighting our district in such a way, that others would want to join us too. It is an honor to be your next HR Director and I look forward to continuing to forge the district forward.”
She is married to Cedrick and has a dog named Caleb.Congratulations Dr. LaToya Adams!
Congratulations to Our
2022 District Teachers of the Year!
Mrs. Lorren Lucas
Special Education Teacher
Williams Memorial Elementary
Mrs. Denise Washington
2nd Grade Teacher
Clay Hill Elementary
District Spelling Bee 2022
Dorchester County Career & Technology Center
Alone We Can Do So Little; Together We Can Do So Much.
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