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Dr. Kathleen Corley, Principal

Corley and Foxy

Dr. Corley is a lifelong Cubs fan who achieved one of her lifelong goals by watching the Cubs win the World Series in 2016.

Dr. Corley was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago. She attended T.F. South High School in Lansing, Illinois. She earned a bachelor's degree in music education at the University of Illinois, then a master's degree at Roosevelt University, Chicago Musical College. Her doctorate was earned in educational administration at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Corley taught music in Palatine, Illinois and served as assistant principal there as well. Her first principalship was in Lynchburg, VA, at Heritage Elementary School. She later opened The Saltonstall School with a team of teachers in Salem, MA. In 1999, she and her husband, Wayne, moved to Bluffton to open Bluffton Elementary, and later opened Red Cedar Elementary, serving as its only principal.

Kathy can be reached by email or phone: 843-707-0600.


Justin Vaughn, Assistant Principal