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Dr. Yancy Ford Named Next ECSD Superintendent

The Effingham County School District is excited to announce that Dr. Yancy Ford, ECSD Assistant Superintendent, has been officially named as the successor for current ECSD Superintendent, Dr. Randy Shearouse.  During the February 5, 2020 Board meeting, Board members voted to officially approve Dr. Ford as the next ECSD School Superintendent effective July 1, 2020.

Dr. Ford began his career in education in 1999 when he accepted the position as a Business Education Teacher for Effingham County Middle School.  Since then, Dr. Ford has served in a variety of administrative roles including ECHS Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, and Principal. He remained ECHS Principal from 2006 through 2016 at which time he accepted additional responsibilities as our district’s Assistant Superintendent.  

Dr. Ford is committed to maintaining the level of exceptional leadership our students and families deserve and is eager to lead Effingham County schools towards the achievement of new and exciting goals!  Congratulations, Dr. Yancy Ford!


Dr. Ford and Family

Ford family photo courtesy of Effingham Magazine

Pictured (L-R): Joshua Ford, Dr. Yancy Ford, Deidre Ford, Matthew Ford