Article: DMTC welcomes new director

DMTC welcomes new director

Dr. Kira Reaves

Dr. Kira Reaves has been named the new director of Daniel Morgan Technology Center.

Reaves has more than 20 years of experience as a school administrator and instructional leader at the middle and high school levels. A graduate of Spartanburg High School, South Carolina State University, the University of South Carolina and Winthrop University, Reaves began her education career as a business and technology student teacher in Chester County Career Center. She continued her work in teaching at Dorman High School before moving into administration as an assistant principal, principal and program director at several schools in the Upstate. Dr. Reaves has also been a member of several different committees, mentoring programs and training taskforces over the last two decades. 
The faculty and administration at Daniel Morgan Technology Center are excited to welcome Dr. Reaves to their team as they continue to seek excellence in preparing District Three and District Seven students for thriving careers in South Carolina.

District Three Superintendent Kenny Blackwood said, “Daniel Morgan Technology Center is very lucky to have Dr. Reaves as its new director. Her high school and middle school leadership experience makes her the ideal candidate to lead DMTC to prominence in the state.”

District 7 Superintendent Russell Booker also commented, “Spartanburg High School has benefitted greatly from Dr. Reaves’ leadership as assistant principal over the last five years, where she has earned the respect of students and colleagues alike. We are thrilled to see Kira broaden her impact as she takes the helm at Daniel Morgan Technology Center. Her connections throughout the Spartanburg community will help further partnerships that create real-world learning experiences for students. Her leadership will also be instrumental in supporting District Three and Seven students as they prepare for successful lives in the workplace and in our local colleges and universities.”

The first school of its kind in Spartanburg County, Daniel Morgan Technology Center celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.