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Shequita Phillips

Shequita Phillips


My name is Shequita Phillips. I am from Summerville, SC. I am married and have two children. I have an associate degree in early childhood education from Trident Technical College. I have worked in a child care center for just under 5 years. I am currently working at an elementary school as a resource assistant.

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out". - Dr. Seuss

Dr. Angelia Scott

Dr. Angelia Scott


Dr. Angelia Scott has been an educator for over 35 years. She has been a member of SCECA for seven years and has previously served as District 1 Secretary, Vice President, and President, as well as, SCECA State Secretary. Being inspired by the energy and wealth of service for early childhood professionals when attending her first SCECA conference, it compelled her to be a presenter too. She has been a SCECA presenter four times and once for SECA. Presently she works in Berkeley County as an Assistant Principal and Head Start Site Supervisor. She has worked not only as a classroom teacher but also as a Title I Facilitator for the BCSD Office of Federal Programs. Her leadership position within the school has afforded her the opportunity to organize activities for school improvement, professional development, and learning growth among the staff, students, and community. Consistently maintaining a positive learning environment through the expectations of PBIS is one of her passionate commitments. Educators nurture young minds and hearts for our future world.

She holds a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Baruch College, M.Ed. in Early Childhood from College of Charleston, M.Ed. in Elementary School Administration from The Citadel, and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. The fulfillment of educational degrees were to demonstrate to her 3 children and now 6 grandchildren with effort and pursued purpose the sky is not the limit. They can soar to be whom they want to be. She is a firm believer that great things can happen when a person chooses to be optimistic and is able to take even negative life experiences as lessons for reflective thinking, problem solving, learning, and moments of teaching in order to gain better outcomes.

Dr. Scott, also known as Angie, is an ordained Elder and an Intercessor. Her ministry work included being the Children Church Pastor, Sunday School Teacher of the Ministers’ Class, Adjutant, Bible College Instructor, Prison Outreach Ministry, Church Announcer, and Choir Director.

Mary Williams

Dr. Mary Williams


Dr. Mary Williams is a native of Orangeburg, SC. She is currently employed in Orangeburg County School District as a Literacy Coach. Dr. Williams has 20 years in the education profession. She is a mother to two beautiful daughters and the NeeNee to one amazing granddaughter. Life has taught Mary that “A dream deferred isn’t a dream denied.”

Mary’s favorite mottoes are: “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is a little extra.” and “With God ALL Things Are Possible.”