Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced Trevor Strawderman as a district executive director effective July 1. Strawderman currently serves as the principal of North Myrtle Beach High School, a position he has held for 10 years. He is also a member of the South Carolina State Board of Education.

Strawderman was hired on an open contract for CCSD administrators after being interviewed by several groups of staff members. His salary will be consistent with the CCSD salary schedule for executive directors. His duties have not been finalized completely, as there are some organizational changes that will occur in Learning Services due to vacant positions and new responsibilities.

Strawderman has 25 years of experience in education as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal at two high schools. He has a bachelor’s degree from Fairmont State College in West Virginia, and he has a master’s degree in education administration from the University of South Carolina. He began his education career as a special education teacher and football and basketball coach in West Virginia. He went on to serve in the same role at Socastee High School, then spent the next several years working as an assistant principal at Conway High School and principal for four years at Loris High School. He also has taught graduate courses as an adjunct professor at Coastal Carolina University.

Strawderman received a bachelor of arts in education from Fairmont State College in West Virginia and a master of education in educational administration from the University of South Carolina.