New Superintendent

ECSD Board of Trustees Unanimously Selects New Superintendent
Posted on 02/14/2019
Kevin O'Gorman, New SuperintendentThe Edgefield County Board of Trustees voted to appoint Dr. Kevin O’Gorman as the next superintendent for Edgefield County School District.  Dr. O’Gorman is currently the Chief Academic Officer for Berkeley County School District in South Carolina. Kevin will work with Dr. Robert Maddox, current superintendent, during a transition period before taking the reins as the superintendent.

“The Board had several excellent candidates for our next superintendent. It was a difficult decision, however, the Board is confident Dr. O’Gorman will continue to lead Edgefield County Schools in a productive and positive manner,” said Robin Ball, chairwoman of the Edgefield County Board of Trustees. “Dr. O’Gorman is knowledgeable about our district. He presented us with intriguing, well-conceived ideas to address the needs of our district and students. Moreover, he has the experience, attitude, and leadership abilities to cross all lines and create a cohesive culture of excellence in our district.”

Dr. O’Gorman previously served as the Associate Superintendent for the Aiken County School District as well as the principal of North Aiken Elementary School. He has also served as assistant principal at Schofield Elementary School in Aiken.  Kevin started his teaching career in Blackville Middle School in Blackville.

Kevin received a B.S degree from Spring Hill College in Alabama. He also received two Masters degrees from the University of South Carolina and his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina.

Kevin is married and has two daughters.
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