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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Claudia Parnell

Title: SC-SIC Digital and Web Director
Department: SC School Improvement Council
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-7658


Claudia Parnell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Studio Art and English from the University of South Carolina and a Certification in Web Design from USC.


A graphic and web designer and member of the South Carolina School Improvement Council staff since December 2004, SC-SIC Digital and Web Director Claudia Parnell directs the SC-SIC websites, publications, and technical communications and information.  She is the analyst behind the online School Improvement Council membership database, the SC-SIC Member Network, and serves as editor and designer of the SC-SIC newsletter, Council News, a winner of the SC Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association's "Rewards for Excellence" award. Claudia designs and manages production of all SC-SIC printed and web-based materials, electronic media, social media, and provides direction for short- and long-range planning for SC-SIC technology initiatives. She brings over 30 years of graphic design, art, Professional Development, and technology and communications experience to provide information and resources to SICs across the state.