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Karis Mazyck, Principal  

Phone: 803 691-6850 ext. 85403     Email:  kmazyck@richland2.org                           
 
Karis M. Mazyck began her 14-year educational career in Richland One as a sixth–grade science teacher at Hand Middle School before becoming an assistant principal. While assistant principal at Hand Middle, she was named the 2010 Assistant Principal of the Year by the S.C. Association of School Administrators. Mazyck went on to become principal at Gadsden Elementary School and led the school to a National Blue Ribbon title.  After leaving Gadsden Elementary she served as principal at Bradley Elementary before coming to Blythewood Middle.  

Mazyck earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of South Carolina Aiken and a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion and Education, a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Policies from the University of South Carolina.


Greta M. Carter, Assistant Principal

Phone:  803-691-6850 ext. 85415            Email:  gcarter@richland2.org 

Earned Degrees: 

Clemson University:  BA in English 
Columbia College: BA in Secondary English Education
Winthrop University:  M.Ed. in Middle Level Education
University of South Carolina:  Currently pursuing Ed. S in Educational Administration
 

Career Experience: 

Eau Claire High School:  English teacher (1997-2000)
Blythewood Middle School:  Language Arts teacher (2000-2004)
Blythewood Middle School:  Curriculum Effectiveness Specialist (2004-2015)
Blythewood Middle School: Assitant Principal (2015-present) 

Professional & Civic Organizations: 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
International Reading Association
South Carolina Association of Middle School
South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators
South Carolina Area Reading Council
South Carolina Council for the Social Studies
 


Sidney Johnson, Assistant Principal

Phone: 803 691-6850 ext. 85420   E-mail: sjohnson@richland2.org

Earned Degrees:

BS in Mathematics  (University of SC)
M.Ed in Educational Administration (Cambridge College)
Ed.S in Educational Administration (University of SC)
Ph.D Candidate in Educational Administration (University of SC)


Career Experience:

In education since 2001.  Taught mathematics grades 7-11.  Entered Richland 2 as an assistant administator at Blythewood High School.  After leaving BHS, served as an Assistant Prinicpal at Round Top Elementary and Ridge View High.

Professional & Civic Organizations:

South Carolina Association of School Administrator
South Carolina Education Association
Palmetto State Teachers Association
National Education Association
South Carolina Council for History Education



Robert Ratterree, Assitant Principal

Phone: 803 691-6850 ext. 85422   E-mail: rratterree@richland2.org

Earned Degrees: 

Ed. Specialist - Arkansas State University - 2015
Master's of Education - University of SC - 1999
Bachelor's of Education - Clemson University - 1994

Career Experience: 

Mr. Ratterree has over 12 years of experience in the middle, high, and post-secondary classrooms.  In addition to teaching mathematics, Mr. Ratterree has also served as a Curriculum Support Teacher, Department Chair, and Assistant Administrator.  Mr. Ratterree has presented at several conferences including SCCTM, NCCTM, and SCAMLE.  

Professional & Civic Organizations: 

SC Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Phi Delta Kappa
SC Association of Middle Level Educators
SC Association of School Administrators