Charleston, SC — Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce Elizabeth Nicodin as Principal of Oakland Elementary School. Nicodin has served as Interim Principal at Oakland since August 2016.
Nicodin has been employed in the District since August 2005. During her first five years in CCSD, Nicodin served as an emotional disabilities itinerant teacher in the CCSD Office of Student Services.
Within this position, Nicodin developed individualized behavior plans for students, collaborated with teachers, administrators, and parents on ways to help students overcome behavioral challenges, and modeled and implemented appropriate classroom management techniques.
In 2010, Nicodin moved to Belle Hall Elementary where she served as both lead teacher and assistant principal. Some of her responsibilities during this time included supporting general education teachers with curriculum delivery and differentiation, providing inclusion strategies to staff, analyzing data to improve student achievement, supporting special education staff with curriculum, behavior management, and IEP development, and test coordination and master scheduling.
Nicodin holds a Bachelor of Science in Special Education from the College of Charleston and a Master of Education in Educational Supervision from The Citadel. She believes, “that all children can learn and it is up to us to provide them with the tools and strategies that they need to reach their full potential.” She looks forward to continuing to serve the students at Oakland Elementary.
About the Charleston County School District
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.
CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.