• The School Improvement Council is an advisory board to the JBE administration that brings concerns and needs of the school community to the table to be discussed. The SIC also works to fulfill the School Improvement Plan and creates the yearly report to families: 2019-20202018-2019, 2017-2018

    If you would like to share an idea or concern for JBE, please reach out to any member of the School Improvement Council.

    SIC Members:
    Robin Fountain, Principal robin_fountain@charleton.k12.sc.us

    Principal Fountain


     Ms. Fountain joined James B. Edwards in 2017. She has two grandsons that attend JBE and she loves being part of a community committed to developing global   leaders with strong character, ready to serve their community.




    Ashland Temoney, Assistant Principal Ashland_Temoney@charleston.k12.sc.us

    TemoneyMrs. Temoney joined the JBE Family in October 2018.  She has a son who also attends JBE since 2019.  She enjoys working with teachers to help affect the instruction taking place in the building. She also enjoys working to develop and mentor our Student Ambassadors. 

    Mrs. Temoney serves as our SIC team facilitator


    Rebecca Sailor, Parent rebeccw79@yahoo.com

    Rebecca Sailor Rebecca has a current 4th grader, Ila Gray, 2nd grader, Ramsey and CD student, Lucile attending JBE. In addition to serving on the   SIC, she has been an active member of the PTO for 5 years and is currently serving on the PTO board as Faculty Relations Chair.




    Lauren VicarsLauren Vicars, Parent laurenvicars@gmail.com   Lauren first joined SIC in 2014 when her son was in Kindergarten at JBE.  Through the years she's served as PTO President, been on different PTO committees,  been a  room mom, gone on field trips, and spent time volunteering in different capacities throughout JBE.  She is now an ex-officio member of the SIC.  

    She and her husband have two children: a son who graduated from JBE in 2020, and a daughter who will graduate from JBE in 2022.  She is the director of a local church-based preschool and has taught everything from 2-year-old classes through 5th grade.


    officer ransom Ransom Walters, Mt. Pleasant Police Department, James B. Edwards SRO ransom_walters.c@charleston.k12.sc.us Officer Ransom joined James B. Edwards in 2017. He loves being a part of the community and building relationships with all JBE families. School safety is his top priority. He also loves coaching our Egret Boys Basketball team, working with teachers and staff wherever they may need him and helping Mrs. Temoney with our Student Ambassadors.

    Community Promotion Coordinator, East Cooper Medical Center

    Ms. EckertSarah Eckert, 3rd Grade teacher- sarah_eckert@charleston.k12.sc.us   Ms. Eckert grew up here in Mt. Pleasant. She attended Anderson University where she played volleyball and earned a degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, she spent three years teaching in Rock Hill, SC. When she moved to Mt. Pleasant in 2018, she joined the third grade team at James B Edwards. She absolutely loves teaching third grade! In her free time, she enjoys coaching volleyball, cooking, being outside and spending time with family. 

    ViolaKarah Viola, Teacher - karah_viola@charleston.k12.sc.us Mrs. Viola grew up in Hoopeston, Illinois and earned a BS in Education at Eastern Illinois University. She began her teaching career, got married, and earned her Masters in Educational Counseling & Family Therapy in Las Vegas.  In 2008 Mrs. Viola moved to Greenville, SC and became the Director of College Guidance at a private school.  She joined the JBE family in 2015 and has two children who attend CCSD schools.