• Secondary Education

    Waverley Administration Center
    1225 Oak Street - Suite 210
    Columbia, SC 29204

    Chovan Jennings, Executive Director



    Rachel Phelps, Executive Assistant
    Phone: 803-231-7459
    Fax: 803-231-6758



    The Office of Secondary Education provides leadership in establishing a comprehensive system that supports district and school personnel in implementing and monitoring the district’s secondary curricular and instructional initiatives.


    Our Mission

             We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.



    1.       Students will master numeracy and literacy skills.

    2.       Students will demonstrate higher order thinking, social skills, and character traits necessary to be contributing citizens in a global society.

    3.       As life-long learners, students will be empowered to continue exploring their interests and passions.



    1.       We will ensure a variety of innovative, transformative, personalized learning experiences for each student from early childhood through graduation.

    2.       We will foster an environment that embraces change and leads to a responsive culture of accountability, communication and stakeholder engagement.

    3.       We will build/grow capacity for individual and system-wide productivity to accomplish our mission.