CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County School District Friday named Dr. Lisa Herring deputy superintendent for the school district.
Herring, who had been a finalist for the district's superintendent position, will assume the role effective immediately, according to district spokesperson Erica Taylor.
"The role was created so that the District can continue to benefit from the skills and talent Dr. Herring has brought to our schools, while accommodating her desire for more flexibility to pursue other professional opportunities," Taylor said in the statement.
Herring will serve until June 30, 2016.