Staff Directory

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Early Head Start Operations

Lydia Carnesale Education Coordinator 803-212-4202
Renee Eubanks Program Support 803-256-7237
Brenda Gaskin Education Accountability 803-212-4202
Yanira Rivera Navarro ERSEA and Transition Coordinator 803-553-1814
Cari Moyer Director 803-348-3537
Amy Raynor Program Support 803-256-7237
Sammantha Truesdale Health Coordinator 803-212-4208

Excellence in Care and Early Learning (ExCEL)

Charshina McMillian Director of Care and Early Learning 803-553-1748
Catherine Nolan Senior Technical Assistance Provider 803-212-4207
Jodie Watson Health Educator 803-260-3936
Joanna Zaleski Technical Assistance Provider 803-995-1688

Family Strengthening

Jill Aderholdt Family Support Advocate 803-553-1746
Anett Espinosa Family Support Advocate 803-753-6353
Shannon Helton Family Support Advocate 803-553-9677
Kelly Jones Family Support Advocate 803-212-4204
Laran Jones Director of Family Strengthening 803-212-4203
Cheryl Osborne Family Support Advocate 803-719-1323
Megan Smola Family Support Advocate 803-444-3055
Nikiyah Spearman Family Support Advocate 803-719-1245
Barbara Stephenson Family Support Advocate 803-553-1812

Special Programming

Rodney Jenkins Financial Consultant  

Administration/General Program

Marcia Bacon CEO 803-212-4206
Sarah Conrad Communications Specialist 830-260-3595
Shannon Hammond Director of Finance 803-354-2646
Beth Singletary Director of Human Resources and Administration 803-212-4201

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