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There are three major elements that I believe must be present for a school district to be successful in meeting the needs of all stakeholders, particularly its students. They are a strong effective leadership, a clearly communicate mission and vision, and strong district and community relations.

I am a servant leader who is fully aware that my power is not only dependent upon the needs and the will of those I serve, but also, the heights that I can take them beyond their expectations. My vision is for continuous improvement, growth, and prosperity for students, faculty, and staff members. To ensure success, district office leadership will support all Principals, in their efforts to be strong leaders, by sustaining a keen awareness and understanding of their school environment in addition to an awareness of issues impacting the district, students, parents, and the total school community. …

After three meetings to give interviews, then special reviews and consideration to applicants for the position of district superintendent, the Chester County Board of School Trustees has announced its finalists. On Tuesday, the board held its final meeting and selected two male and two female finalists for the position left vacant by Dr. Thomas Graves, who resigned effective May 1. The candidates will come to Chester for a community “Meet the Candidates” reception at the district office on Nov. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The board “worked hard” and was dedicated to the task of selecting a candidate to serve as the district’s new superintendent, said Interim Superintendent John Taylor. The finalists for the Chester County Schools Superintendent position are: Dr. Carlotta D. Redish, the associate superintendent for administrative services and instruction in the Cherokee County School District; Dr. Agnes M. Slayman, the executive director of secondary education for the Kershaw County School District; Dr. Ahmed Sean Alford, the chief instructional services officer for the Beaufort County School District; and Dr. Stephen C. Laws, superintendent for the Wilkes County Schools since 2003. …

The Lancaster County school board has identified three finalists for the next superintendent — Dr. Jonathan Phipps, Dr. Carlotta Redish and Dr. Matrell Sturkey.
All three finalists work in S.C. school districts — Phipps in Abbeville, Redish in Spartanburg and Sturkey in Florence. One has worked in Lancaster County before. Phipps, the only finalist who is currently a superintendent, was here for 19 years before leaving in 2014.

“We’re impressed with how committed and passionate to children these three educators are,” said Bobby Parker, chairman of the school board. “Throughout their careers, they’ve worked to make a difference for children.”

Parker said the finalists share the district’s mission to make every decision based on what’s best for children. …

Today’s edition of our blog post series written by the speakers giving talks at the upcoming 2ML event, covers how ABN AMRO applies Machine Learning in their Human Resource Management department. Auke IJsselstein, the HR Analytics Lead at ABN AMRO, provides a summary of his talk for us. To discover the insights from his full speech, we invite you to attend his presentation session at 2ML Madrid Machine Learning on May 11.

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Exciting times for the Human Resource Management department at ABN AMRO! This month, the HR Analytics department, has launched their all new and improved proposition into the organization. For four years they have been servicing the HR organization and Senior Management teams with their products HR Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning. The HR Analytics Team views the fact that their department has doubled in size this year as a huge compliment for their work and also as a sign that the organization strongly believes in the power of data analytics and working in a fact-based manner. During these four years of experience ABN AMRO has learned a great deal, sometimes the hard way, as they admit. With the new integral approach to Fact-Based Human Resource management, the HR Analytics Team feels that they can make good use of their lessons learned and, having optimized their products, processes and tooling, are able to focus fully on gaining impact on their business goals. …

Carlotta Denise Redish, University of South Carolina

Date of Award

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Campus Access Dissertation

Educational Leadership and Policies

Educational Administration

First Advisor
Edward Cox


This dissertation is a report of a mixed method study that examines the leadership practices of black and white public school superintendents in the state of South Carolina. The researcher explored any self- perceived leadership practice differences, if existent, between black and white superintendents and, if so, were the race of the superintendents, the size of the districts they served, or their years of experience in their current position are related to those differences. This study explored whether black and white superintendents drew upon different skills to perform their jobs. …

For those that graduated high school before 1990, the world-wide approach to education and learning has been dramatically altered by technology. In those days there was excitement when the teacher would roll in the cart with a television set and VCR. It meant movie or documentary time! Back then that was the available technology, and when that’s all you know, you accept it as the norm and cool.

Home economics and things like typing class, as we knew it, was coming to an end. In the mid 1980’s, schools across America began to introduce a combination of new classes to their curricula. Out with the typewriters and in with the desktop computers. …

State lawmakers picked Dr. Carlotta Denise Redish on Wednesday to fill the District 5, Seat 5 seat on the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees.

Redish was the only candidate for the seat after two other candidates withdrew from the race.

She fills the unexpired term of Linda Edwards-Duncan, who ran unopposed for re-election last year but was voted out by lawmakers. Edwards-Duncan was allowed to retain her seat until a new board member could be elected. The term will expire in 2017.

Redish, of Gaffney, is the assistant superintendent of personnel and student services in Spartanburg School District 7. …

Cherokee County School District associate superintendent Dr. Carlotta Redish was hired for a similar position in Spartanburg School District 7 this week.

Redish was officially named associate superintendent for personnel Tuesday evening when Spartanburg School District 7 held its regular board meeting. Redish will reportedly receive a $12,000 pay raise from her $115,250 salary she earned in the Cherokee County School District this past school year.

Cherokee County Superintendent Dr. Quincie Moore confirmed she has received a resignation letter from Redish. In her letter, Redish said she planned to start her new position Aug. …

The Cherokee County Branch of the NAACP will induct Dr. Carlotta Redish into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. on the campus of Limestone College. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from any member of the branch.

The speaker will be Rev. Dante Murphy of Shelby.

Dr. Redish is an experienced educator. She is currently the Associate Superintendent for the Cherokee County School Distric. A native of Gaffney, Dr. Redish earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. …

The Cherokee County school board decided Wednesday night who will temporarily lead the district until a permanent superintendent can take the reins.

The Cherokee County school board decided Wednesday night who will temporarily lead the district until a permanent superintendent can take the reins.

In a unanimous vote, the board appointed Carlotta Redish, the district’s associate superintendent for administrative services and instruction, to the role of acting superintendent. Redish will begin her new duties on Feb. 1.

Superintendent Ed Taylor, who has been serving the district in a temporary capacity since the fall of 2010, recently resigned from his position. …


Dr. Carlotta Redish

Dr. Carlotta Redish services as the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in Spartanburg School District Seven.

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