Savannah native now living in Beaufort County is School Board Candidate Rebecca Cooper is running for the recently vacated school board seat in District 2, in Beaufort County South Carolina. District 2 represents, Lady’ s Island, Fripp Island, Dataw and some portions of the Historic Downtown Beaufort area. The special election is Feb. 2, 2016.
Dr Cooper is a retired Educator who has worked in Three different school Districts; Savannah Chatham, The Glynn County School District, and The Jasper County (SC) school District. Her career has spanned 35 years in the educational area. Having served in a School Leadership capacity for 30 of her 35 years. She has served as an effective classroom teacher, Reading Specialist, Curriculum Specialist, Interim Elementary principal, Administrative Coordinator of Elementary Schools ,Director of Personnel and retiring as The Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources.
A life long learner, She has a BS in Elementary Education from SSU, A Masters in Reading Education from The University of Bridgeport , The Educational Specialist Degree from Georgia Southern U, and her Doctorate in Administration & Supervision from Nova Southeastern University.
She has the passion and the qualifications to be an effective School Board Member. She is committed to the task as demonstrated by her involvement in her community. A member of Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Links ,Inc. , King-Tisdell board member, President of the Beaufort Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW). She has also served on the boards of: United Way, Girl Scouts of America American Red CrossandTheYMCA. Additionally she graduated from both Leadership Savannah and Leadership Glynn. Being the people person that she is, She will be a strong advocate for students , teachers and parents.
For more information on how you can support Rebecca Cooper , Pease contact: Citizens to Elect Dr.Rebecca R.Cooper, P.O.Box, 314, Beaufort SC 29901-0314