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08-20-2021 — Panter joins LTC as assistant director

At the August 17, 2021 board meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Ryan A. Panter as assistant director of Lexington Technology Center. Panter joins LTC after serving as a math teacher and digital media arts teacher at Meadow Glen Middle School.

An educator for 16 years, Panter works to maximize the personal and academic potential of all students and staff through strong relationships, encouragement and respect. In 2005, Panter began his teaching career as a math teacher at Wren High School in Piedmont, South Carolina. In 2008, he began working at Ridge View High School in Richland School District Two, where he taught and held numerous leadership roles until 2011.

In 2011, Panter joined Lexington District One, teaching at Lexington Middle School until 2012 before becoming a founding member of MGMS.

During his time at MGMS, Panter served on various curriculum design and leadership teams, was a new teacher mentor and an ADEPT evaluator, and helped the leadership team create an EL credentialing portfolio that led MGMS to be the first EL Education Credential school in S.C. He currently serves as fine arts department lead teacher, archery head coach, yearbook adviser and digital media arts teacher at MGMS.

Panter completed the S.C. Department of Education’s Foundations in School Leadership program. He is also a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, as well as the S.C. Association of School Administrators.

A Lexington District One graduate, Panter received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics teaching, with a minor in music from Clemson University. He also earned a master’s degree in educational technology from Lesley University in 2008 and a master’s degree in administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix in 2012.