Mrs Debra Shackleford Curriculum Specialist

Mrs. Debra Shackleford- Curriculum Specialist



My name is Debra Ann McKnight and I am the Curriculum Specialist/Title 1 Facilitator for Hemingway Elementary School. It is is indeed a pleasure and joy to be able to work with the students, faculty and staff. I am from Pleasant Hill Community and I am also a graduate of Pleasant Hill High School. I received my undergraduate degree from Voorhees College. From there, I went on to earn degrees in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Elementary, Curriculum and Instruction:Literacy Emphasis. I have taught 5K, 2nd, 4th, 6th and Single Gender classes. My motto is "It's ALL About the Children."


I am excited about the 2016-2017 school year because I know that your children will have an excellent year because of the wonderful and dedicated faculty and staff that are at HES. The teachers are anxious and willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that your child gets a "High Quality" education and we ALL have high expectations for the students. The adminsitartion has high expectations for everyone!


Please make sure that you visit our school and see ALL of the wonderful things that are happening this year. We have MAP, MobyMax, Laerning A to Z, Accelerated Reader, etc. Parents, we also have a great Parent Coordinator that provides a lot of valuable information as well exciting information that will assist you and child.


I look forward to serving you (the parents), your children as well as the teachers. I will assist in any way possible that I can and I know that we will have a successful year!

Please feel free to contact me at any time if you should have any questions or concerns at (843)558-4444 ext. 3105 or



Debra McKnight

Curriulum Specialist/Title 1 Facilitator