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Principal Condon earns 2021 Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE) Arts Administrator of the Year Award

Angel Oak Elementary School’s principal, Judith Condon, made a decision to invest in the arts when she arrived at the school in 2017. That investment led to a range of opportunities for the students, and eventually, recognition for the school at the state level. Condon is the 2021 Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE) Arts Administrator of the Year Award.

The honor goes to administrators who demonstrate a commitment to arts programs, make a difference in the lives of South Carolina's school students, and uphold the mission of the PSAE to advance learning in and through the arts for all students.

"I am honored to receive this recognition,” explained Condon. “Our arts-integrated model at Angel Oak continues to be a driving force that supports overall school improvement, student engagement, and achievement. This award also recognizes the hard work of the teachers, staff, students, and families at our school as they work to think differently about curriculum, instruction, and assessment in order to serve this new generation of learners".

Condon was honored at the PSAE Conference in Columbia earlier this month and was recognized by the Charleston County School District’s Board of Trustees during this week’s Board meeting.

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