About Mr. Wise:

My wife and I are celebrating our thirty-fifth wedding anniversary  We have seven wonderful children - one daughter, three sons, two daughters-in-law, and a son-in-law.

I have a Bachelors degree and two Masters degrees from Furman University.  This year will be my thirty-fifth in education, all in Greenville County Schools.  I taught fourth and fifth grade for thirteen years, worked as an assistant principal for three years, and am serving in my nineteenth year as a principal.  In addition, I have done other things for the district, like teaching and directing summer school, working on curriculum guides, teaching an adult ESOL class, and teaching in the R.I.S.E. program.

Educational Background: 

  • 1985 – Furman University – B.A. in Elementary Education
  • 1989 – Furman University – M.Ed. in Elementary Education
  • 1994 – Furman University – M.Ed. in School Administration

School History:

  • Teacher – Monaview, Bryson, and Duncan Chapel Elementary Schools
  • Assistant Principal – Skyland Elementary School
  • Principal – Welcome and Paris Elementary Schools



About Mr. Wise

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