She received a plaque at the SCAEOP awards luncheon on March 5 in Myrtle Beach.
She was chosen over a list of candidates for her support of educational office professionals, her achievements in the educational field and her leadership and responsibility.
In addition to her duties at director of Elementary Education in Anderson One, she is the district’s spokesperson, the director of Title I and Title III programs, director of Early Childhood, coordinator of textbooks, the Strings Program, the ESOL Program.
Previously, she taught elementary school, served as an assistant principal and as a school principal.
Throughout her career Harrison has held many membership and leadership responsibilities in educational professional associations.
She has served as president of the S.C. International Reading Association, led district initiatives for teachers in curriculum and instruction, selected by the state Department of Education to work on curriculum and instruction, and served on the executive board for SCIRA, a state level conference planner and a frequent presenter at state conferences.
“Throughout her administration career, Mrs. Harrison has established a reputation as a capable, effective administrator,” said Wayne Fowler, superintendent of Anderson One. “Through her interpersonal skills and passion for teaching and learning, she gains the support of all who work with her.”
Anderson Association of Educational Office Professionals President Connie Poole stated, “Mrs. Harrison is the perfect example of the capable and caring administrators we have in our district. She faces the challenges of her job with a smile and ‘let’s make it happen’ attitude and you know she does it because of the love she has for the students and staff.”