The Mission

The Palmetto State Literacy Association provides a forum for stakeholders who are committed to the teaching and improvement of literacy in South Carolina. The primary commitment is to promote literacy through the improvement of reading, writing, and communication instruction and to encourage literacy as a lifetime tool for learning.

Teacher reading to students

2023 - 2024 – Board of Directors and Committee Chairs

Kaye Jamison
Krystal Turner
Vice President
Michelle Richardson
Missy Lark
Membership Director
Melissa Nicholson
State Coordinator
Pat Smith
Eddie Marshall
Conference Coordinator
Jean Brewington
Cathy Jones Stork

Representatives and Committee Chairs

Regional Representatives

Upstate of SC
Virginia Scates Virginia Scates
Midlands of SC
Becca Doswell Becca Doswell
Lower Regions of SC
Carla James Carla James
At Large
Tonja Johnson Tonja Johnson

Committee Chairs

Gina Mays Gina Mays
Communications and Website
Floyd Dinkins Floyd Dinkins
Conference Program
Krystal Turner Krystal Turner
Distinguished Literacy Administrator
Tracy LeGrand Tracy LeGrand
Distinguished Teacher of Literacy
Judy Arnold Judy Arnold
Exemplary Reading Award
Melanie Guill Melanie Guill
Family Literacy Grant
Carla James Carla James
Vickie Brockman Vickie Brockman
Honor Council
Pat Smith Pat Smith
International Project
Michelle Richardson Michelle Richardson
Journal Publication 1
Kirsten Able Kirsten Able
Journal Publication 2
Koti Hubbard Koti Hubbard
Scott Johnson Scott Johnson
Literacy Leaders of Higher Education
Cathy Compton- Lilly Cathy Compton- Lilly
Literacy Partner Award
Jaime Dawson Jaime Dawson
Literature Grants
Rebecca Burris Rebecca Burris
Jennifer Dunn Jennifer Dunn
Shelia Ragin-Choice Shelia Ragin-Choice
Teachers as Readers
Kimberly Hutcherson Kimberly Hutcherson
Service Grant
Jennifer Powell Jennifer Powell
Long Range Planning
Callie Herlong Callie Herlong
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