|South Carolina Coordinators|
Tom Hudson (EPFP 11-12)Executive Director
South Carolina School Improvement Council
College of Education
University of South Carolina
Wardlaw, Suite 001
Columbia, SC 29208
Tom F. Hudson joined the SC-SIC staff in 2007, bringing a strong and diverse background to School Improvement Councils from a 25-year career in communications, public information, media/constituent relations, and news reporting in the public, private, and education sectors. As Interim Executive Director, Tom serves as a Clinical Instructor with the University of South Carolina College of Education providing training, technical assistance, and other vital support to SIC members, educators, and public officials statewide. He also coordinates the annual Riley Award for SIC Excellence process.
He has a demonstrated commitment to civic engagement in public education as both a practitioner and a parent, and he has gained specialized expertise with SICs as a district SIC contact, a local SIC vice-chair and member, and as an SC-SIC Board of Trustees member. Tom’s professional work has won awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA), the SC Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (SC/NSPRA), and the SC Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA). He currently serves as President of SC/NSPRA, and throughout the years, he has presented numerous trainings and workshops at professional conferences on the local, state, and national levels.
In the community, Tom has served with several charitable, civic, and faith-based organizations. He is a past member of the Beaufort County First Steps Partnership Board and was Education Committee Chair for the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council. Tom holds the Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Maryville College (Tenn.), is a Diversity Fellow of the Riley Institute at Furman University, and is an Education Policy Fellow of the Institute for Educational Leadership in Washington, DC. He has completed an assortment of professional development opportunities and trainings related to education, public/media relations, quality improvement, organizational leadership, and community mediation.
Bruce Moseley (EPFP 05-06)
Bruce has been with the South Carolina Department of Education since 2005. His career includes 29 years in education and 25 years of military experience. Bruce has served as a fifth grade teacher and middle school administrator. He worked for two years with the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education as South Carolina's first Troops to Teachers Coordinator. Bruce's military experience includes six years in the US Air Force as a C-141 Loadmaster and 19 years in the South Carolina Army National Guard where he served in several areas including Field Artillery Battery Commander and Battalion Executive Officer.
Bruce is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Elementary Education and a Masters in Educational Administration. He completed EPFP with the Class of 2006.