Florence School District Five Board of Trustees names Allana Prosser as next Superintendent
The Florence School District Five Board of Trustees at a special-called meeting on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, after much thought and careful deliberation as to the appropriate individual to lead the District, voted to select Allana Prosser as the school district’s next superintendent. Mrs. Prosser is already familiar with our District’s operation and is very well thought of by staff members and the community. Mrs. Prosser will start as superintendent on July 1, 2021.
Vice Chair Faith Truesdale said, “We are very pleased with Mrs. Prosser’s educational background and experiences. The Board is confident that Mrs. Prosser will serve Florence Five well. Selecting our next superintendent has been an important process for the Board, and we believe we have found an outstanding leader. We are very appreciative of the employee and community support we have received throughout our search. We are looking forward to a great future for our District under Ms. Prosser’s leadership.”
Mrs. Prosser is currently the Chief Academic Officer for the Florence School District Three. She has 21 years of educational experience. Prior to her current position, she served as principal at Johnsonville Elementary School and Scranton Elementary School. Her experience also includes assistant principal of Johnsonville Middle School and English teacher at Johnsonville Middle School and J Paul Truluck. Ms. Prosser has a bachelor’s degree in English from Francis Marion University, a master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton, and an Education Specialist degree from Arkansas State University.
The South Carolina School Boards Association assisted the Board of Trustees throughout the hiring process.