Office of Instruction

The Office of Instruction provides information on School Improvement Councils, Parent Resources, Exceptional Children, Career Facilitation, and other School Resources.  Additional information includes English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Gifted and Talented, and Pre-K.

Instructional Fair 2018
  • Instructional Fair

    All questions should be directed to Amanda Kee (email preferred)

    Email:  akee@chester.k12.sc.us  Telephone:  803-581-9561

    The registration deadline is Thursday, October 11.

  • Registration Instructions
    1. When you log in to My Learning Plan, you will see a navigation pane on the left side of the screen.
    2. Select "Activity Catalogs".
    3. Select "District Catalog".
    4. All events available to you will be listed.  If you do not see one that you think you should be able to register for, please contact Amanda Kee.
  • Important Reminders
    • October 22, 2018 | Light breakfast (7:45 am - 8:30 am) | First session begins at 8:35 am | Lunch 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Dress Code - Business Casual (no jeans, no shorts, no t-shirts)
    • Please bring tablets fully charged, along with your charger.
    • If a teacher is not set up in Frontline, please contact Amanda Kee.
    • Induction teachers please check your schedule for any preregistered sessions.
    • All cell phones and tablets should be silenced during all sessions.
    • Horizontal Articulation sessions will be held from 3:35 pm - 4:30 pm.  These are required attendance for all staff.
    • Special Education teachers should attend a grade level Horizontal Articulation session that you serve.
    • Lunch will be catered by Midway BBQ.  The menu includes:  marinated chicken breast, macaroni pie, green beans, and dessert.  (Those with special dietary needs will need to plan accordingly.)
    • Lunch should be eaten in the Galley or at the picnic tables in the Courtyard.  Please do not eat on the furniture in the front lobby.
    • Please do not remove any chairs from the teacher lounge areas.
  • Map of Chester Middle School
  • Master Schedule
    Complete list of sessions, rooms, and times - click here

    If you see a session that you think you should attend, but it does not show up, contact Amanda Kee.

    Presenters do not need to register for the sessions they are presenting.

Curriculum Resources
State and Federal Resources
Instructional Technology Resources
Teacher Resources
Literacy Resources
Other Resources
Professional Learning
Contact Information

Dena Dunlap

Chief Instructional Officer


Leslie Jacobs

Admin Support


Amanda Kee

Data Analysis

Special Projects


Jeanie Ligon

Executive Director of Special Services

Special Services page


Dr. Alisha Green

District Literacy Program Director

Dr. Shemmicca Moore

District Elementary Math Program Director

Timothy Bennett

Secondary Math/STEM Coach


Sharon Yarbrough

District Instructional Technology Coordinator

Dr. Tammy Graham

Director of Assessments

Mirela Hanks

District ESOL Teacher


Abby Brunson

Career Development Facilitator - Great Falls & Lewisville

Shelly Copeland

Career Development Facilitator - Chester


Jennifer Rosborough

Susan Lalli

District GT Teachers

Dual Enrollment