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Leadership Announcements - May 4, 2023

Moultrie Middle principal Chas Coker selected to lead Wando High beginning in the 2023-24 school year 

Chas CokerCharleston County School District (CCSD) is excited to announce and welcome Chas Coker as principal at Wando High School effective July 1, 2023. Coker has served as principal at Moultrie Middle School in Mt. Pleasant since March 2020. The current Associate Principal at West Ashley  High School, Nick Reece, will serve as interim principal at Moultrie beginning in July. 

Coker began his career in 2009 as a probability and statistics teacher at  Wando while also serving as head coach of the junior varsity baseball team and as an offensive line coach for the ninth-grade football team. A recognized and demonstrated leader both inside and outside the classroom, it was not long before Coker was promoted to assistant principal in 2014. 

As an assistant principal at Wando, Coker served as a professional development coordinator and led the 21st Century Learning team in developing and designing curriculum and professional development for staff. He also served as the public relations and community outreach coordinator, graduation coordinator, and athletic liaison for the administrative team to Wando’s  Athletic Director. In addition to supporting the administration in the master school scheduling and budgeting process, Coker coordinated over 19,000  textbooks and chaired the Ed Elements and Re-Design teams charged with developing an instructional model for the school. At the state level, Coker was selected to participate in the Profile of an SC Graduate Competencies focus group with the South Carolina State Department of Education and served as  Wando’s TransformSC application coordinator and liaison.

Nick Reece selected to lead Moultrie Middle for 2023-2024 school year

NIck ReeceCharleston County School District (CCSD) is excited to announce and welcome Nick Reece as interim principal at Moultrie Middle School effective July 1, 2023. Reece has served as an associate principal at  West Ashley High School for the last five years. Current Moultrie Middle  School Principal Chas Coker has been selected to serve as principal at Wando  High School beginning this summer. 

In 2004, Reece joined the district as a seventh-grade science teacher at  Thomas C. Cairo Middle School. In addition to teaching during his nine years at Cario, Reece also served as an assistant administrator and as an assistant varsity swimming coach and boys basketball coach for Wando High School.  Reece relocated out of state to Delaware (DE) beginning in 2014 where he joined Sussex Technical School in Georgetown, DE as a sixth-grade science teacher. The following year he was promoted to assistant principal at nearby  Delmar High School in Delmar, DE before returning to Sussex Technical as an assistant principal in 2016.