Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Office: CTE 106E
Office Phone: 803-321-5609
Department: Department of Teacher Education
PhD. in Educational Leadership, Clemson University, in progress
MEd. in Secondary Administration; The Citadel, 1995
B.A. in Mathematics, Secondary Teaching minor; Clemson University, 1983
With over 30 years in education, Professor Lawrimore has served at every level of the public education spectrum. Starting as a classroom teacher in a small rural schools, he taught secondary and middle school mathematics before finishing his MEd. in Secondary Administration. After serving as principal at both St. Andrews High School in Charleston, SC, and Walhalla High School in Walhalla, SC he came to Newberry to serve as the Director of the Newberry County Career Center. He left the director’s position to serve at the South Carolina State Department of Education as the Director of Public School Choice. His final public school position was as an administrator at Dutch Fork Middle School and Director of Career and Technical Education in Lexington/Richland School District 5.
He is currently completing the dissertation for his PhD. in Educational Leadership at Clemson University.