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Dr. Jymil Thompson Appointed Superintendent of Schools for Dorchester County Public Schools

Dorchester County Public Schools Press Release

June 12, 2024

 

Following a national search, The Board of Education of Dorchester County has announced the selection of Dr. Jymil Thompson as Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools. Dr. Thompson has been serving as Interim Superintendent since March 2.


Board President Mr. Mike Diaz said, “We were fortunate in attracting very well-qualified candidates, but Dr. Thompson stood out as the best fit for Dorchester County Public Schools. The entire Board looks forward to working alongside Dr. Thompson to ensure that all Dorchester County children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.”


Prior to his appointment as Interim Superintendent, Dr. Thompson was Assistant Superintendent at Dorchester County Public Schools. He has also served the district as Assistant Principal and Principal of Mace’s Lane Middle School. Dr. Thompson began his education career as a Special Education teacher and held posts of increasing responsibility in the field of Special Education before becoming a school administrator. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Arts from Trinity University, Certificate of Advanced Studies from Howard University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.


The Board will formally approve Dr. Thompson’s contract at its meeting on June 13, and his appointment as Superintendent begins officially on July 1.









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