Lexington, S.C. — During the Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Board Meeting, the Lexington School District One’s Board of Trustees approved the promotion of Todd C. Brown to principal of Carolina Springs Elementary School. This will take effective July 1st, 2020.
Brown replaces Greg Watchinski who was named principal of Rocky Creek Elementary School earlier this year.
Currently an assistant principal at Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Brown joined Lexington District One in 2001 as a special education teacher at Gilbert Middle School. He was named GMS’s 2005–2006 Teacher of the Year.
In 2008, Brown joined Barnwell School District #45 as assistant principal of Barnwell Primary School. In 2011, he joined District 5 of Lexington & Richland Counties as assistant principal of Irmo Elementary School. He later returned to Lexington District One and has served as assistant principal of Carolina Springs Elementary School, and Pelion Elementary.
In 2019, Brown transferred to Pleasant Hill Elementary School. There he planned and led professional development for staff; directed school facilities and maintenance services; conferred with parents and staff; and evaluated teaching and learning.
Brown is a graduate of the Lexington District One's Aspiring Principals Academy. He earned a Bachelor of Science in special education from the College of Charleston, a Master of Sports Science from The United States Sports Academy, and a Master of Education in educational administration from Grand Canyon University.
He is a member of the Palmetto State Teachers Association and the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.