SC Career Kids is made up of a diversified group of individuals from all over the Midlands and the upstate of South Carolina. Meet Katy, she is the founder of SC Career Kids. Katy is a wife, mother of two young children, and an educator in South Carolina. She is viewed as a pioneer in virtual education in the Palmetto State. Katy’s philosophy of education has shifted during the Covid pandemic. Her focus is on teaching students to problem-solve, communicate, collaborate, and innovate. Katy’s professional passion is to collaborate with future big thinkers in South Carolina to address the need for career exploration to begin as early as preschool. Katy graduated from the University of Dayton with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s Degree in Literacy.
Robin Hallyburton Director, SC Philharmonic
Adam Hoots Construction ACHE Solutions
Carter Seibels Women Shops World
Dr. John Waddell Chief Executive of Via Hope
David Fuller Lead Instructor at Indtai, Inc.
Libby Hendley Moore School of Business (Rt)
Tom Ledbetter AVP, Midlands Tech
Lt. Col. Herb Rentz US Army (Rt)
Taylor Thigpen Program Director
Brian Stinson Social Media & Marketing
Mia Wilkins Website & Engagement
Susan Adams Head Education Volunteer
Rosa Caudle IES & Safety Town
Phyllis McCallum IES & Safety Town
Our mission is to begin career exploration at a formative time so that South Carolina’s future leaders and future workforce are exposed to future opportunities right here in the Palmetto State. This will give South Carolina an opportunity to develop and retain top talent.