Ellerbe named new principal at Long

Following her tenure at Cheraw High School, Ellerbe served as the assistant principal at Cheraw Intermediate School. As assistant principal, she worked very closely with students, parents, teachers and the community in an effort to move the school towards its mission. In 2015, Ellerbe became the assistant principal at Long Middle School, where she continues to dedicate herself in engaging students, parents, teachers and the community.
Ellerbe earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Presbyterian College in 1995. In 2009, she earned her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology from Grand Canyon University, followed by a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University.
Ellerbe is certified to serve as a principal in the state of South Carolina. She has also prepared herself for her new role as principal through actively participating in the Chesterfield County School District’s Aspiring Principals’ Program and through her participation in multiple South Carolina Department of Education leadership academies.
“Mrs. Ellerbe has been proactive in preparing herself for the principalship and has demonstrated her dedication to the students of Chesterfield County,” says Dr. Harrison Goodwin, Superintendent of the Chesterfield County School District.
“I am humbled to serve as the new principal of Long Middle School,” says Ellerbe. “This is a new opportunity for me to give back what I was given by such a great Cheraw community. Long Middle School has a rich history and I am proud to be a part of the team that will move our students to higher heights in the future.”