Interim Executive Director of Elementary Learning Community Francine Mitchell

Mitchell has previously served as the principal of James B. Edwards Elementary. Throughout her career, Mitchell, an award-winning Charleston County School District teacher and administrator, has held other various positions in education including Assistant Principal and Assistant Administrator at Charles Pinckney Elementary and teacher in a variety of domestic and international settings. Mitchell holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Ohio State and a Master’s in Leadership and Counseling from Eastern Michigan. Mitchell has received several leadership awards including the 2014-2015 Elementary Learning Community’s Star Principal Award and the Palmetto Gold Award every year during her tenure at James B. Edwards.