State Superintendent of Education, South Carolina
Ellen Weaver was elected as South Carolina's 19th State Superintendent of Education on November 9th, 2022. Born in Greenville, Ellen has spent her career as a passionate advocate for educational excellence and opportunity for every student in her beloved home state. Ellen is focused on prioritizing the instruction of foundational skills, recruiting and retaining the best educators, and partnering with parents — as well as business and other community leaders — to prepare students for their personal path to success.
In this interview-style session, South Carolina State Secretary of Education Ellen Weaver and Patrick Brennan discuss the importance of the science of reading and its role in improving literacy outcomes in South Carolina, especially for those with dyslexia.
State Secretary of Education, South Carolina
Vice President of Government Relations, Learning Ally