Dr. Page McCraw works with students in science class.
Dr. Page McCraw has been named
president of the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind. She has served as
interim president since
“We are very pleased that Dr. McCraw
has accepted the presidency,” said Bobby Dobson, chairman of the school’s Board
of Commissioners. “She has demonstrated outstanding leadership while serving as
interim president over the last year. She has worked to build excellent relationships
with all of our stakeholders, and we are excited by the unlimited possibilities
she brings for the students and outreach clients of the SC School for the Deaf
and the Blind."
Over the last year, Dr. McCraw has
led the school as a new outreach center was opened in Charleston, a one-to-one student
technology initiative was implemented, and significant reading education improvements
were made. She has worked with the staff to complete construction plans for a
new applied academics building and renovation plans for existing career
Dr. McCraw has extensive knowledge of the
school, previously serving as director of curriculum and instruction. She has
experience with multiple school districts through her work as the state
director of career and technology education for the SC Department of Education.
Her experience also includes 24 years in Cherokee County Schools serving as a high
school math teacher, career center director, director of educational programs,
and personnel director. She holds Ph.D., Ed.S., and M.Ed. degrees in
educational administration from the University of South Carolina as well as a
B.S. degree in science teaching and mathematics from Clemson University.
“I am honored to have been selected,” said Dr. McCraw. “I’m looking forward to working with the Board of Commissioners and staff
to continue their great work through campus and
outreach programs as well through partnerships with professionals throughout
Dr. McCraw and her husband, Michael McCraw, are the proud
parents of two successful children. Son Madison is a recent graduate of the
Charlotte School of Law. Daughter Delaney graduated from Clemson in May and is
working in marketing for Synnex Corporation.