The DIVERSITY in Ed Watchlist

Anita Huggins

“I am honored to be listed among such accomplished colleagues on the DIVERSITY in Ed Superintendent’s Watchlist. Recruiting and hiring a diverse teaching force is critical as such enriches our educational environment and ensures all students see themselves represented in their educators. CCSD is made rich by the wealth of perspectives, experiences, and ideas of its staff.  By prioritizing diversity, we put children first, ensuring every student feels valued, understood, and inspired to reach their fullest potential.”


Anita Huggins is a highly respected educator known for her unwavering commitment and dedication to the Charleston County School District over the past two decades. As Superintendent of Schools, her passion for closing the achievement gap for students of color has been evident through district-wide efforts in literacy and mathematics education, including her involvement in important ESSER funding initiatives in several constituent areas. Ms. Huggins played a vital role in designing, implementing, and assessing the success of programs that support Vision 2027, with the goal of ensuring all students read at grade level by the Spring of 2027. Additionally, she was a key figure in the efforts that led CCSD to achieve its highest-ever SC Ready scores.


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