Pledging that all children can learn and that teachers must provide tools for success, experienced instructor Elizabeth Nicodin recently earned a promotion to the position of principal of Oakland Elementary School in Charleston.
Having served as interim principal since August 2016, Nicodin is already familiar with the school, part of the Charleston County School District (CCSD).
With a bachelor’s degree in special education from the College of Charleston and a master’s degree in educational supervision from The Citadel, the longtime district employee brings expertise in a variety of areas to her new position: curriculum, inclusion, student achievement, behavior and administrative duties, including familiarity with procedures inherent to special education accommodations.
“[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,” Nicodin said, according to the CCSD’s website. The district said the newly appointed principal is looking forward to continuing her work at Oakland Elementary.
Nicodin has been with the district since 2005; previously, she worked as an emotional disabilities teacher for the CCSD Office of Student Services and as assistant principal at Belle Hall Elementary School.