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As Executive Director, Ms. Lauren Holcomb oversees SCSC agency operations, including strategic planning, policy, communications and other activities. Ms. Holcomb works closely with commissioners, state leaders and stakeholders to align SCSC initiatives with the state's education goals and ensure that state charter schools are fulfilling the SCSC mission of providing students with high quality educational opportunities.
As Associate General Counsel and Operational Accountability Manager, Ms. Sarah Beck is charged with assessing the legal compliance of state charter schools boards and staffs.
As Business Manager, Ms. Darcy Callaway maintains the agency budget, oversees office administrative functions, recruits and manages interns and serves as a constituent and legislative liaison.
Ms. Kristen Easterbrook oversees the development of state charter schools from petitioners to operational schools.
Ms. Morgan Felts oversees the accountability team and many internal aspects of SCSC operations.
Ms. Rennie Laryea serves as Associate General Counsel where she oversees petition review, contracts, guidance, complaints and assists with staff monitoring.
Ms. Lockett joined the SCSC staff in November 2019. Prior to assuming the role of SCSC General Counsel, Ms. Lockett served as an attorney and subject-matter expert with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, where she supervised compliance investigations, negotiated resolution agreements, and provided technical assistance.
Ms. Katie Manthey oversees SCSC research initiatives, program evaluation, academic accountability and charter renewals. In this role, Ms. Manthey assesses whether state charter schools are fulfilling the SCSC mission of providing students with a better educational opportunity.
Mr. Terence Washington is charged with monitoring the financial performance of state charter schools, ensuring that schools are financially sound.