• Due to school closures, I will hold office hours Monday-Friday from 10am-11am and 2pm-3pm and will check and respond to emails at that time.

     Please refer to the district website and social media and school website and social media for any updates.

     Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

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  • clever logo Intervention students should log into their Clever Portal accounts to work on specific group assignments in their designated class pages.

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Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Shantae Gilliard

Hello! My name is Ms. Gilliard and I value honesty, accountability, productivity, and family. My goal as an educator is to ensure that individual student’s needs are met through a variety of methods.  Learning should be enjoyable and teaching should be flexible. I am a native of Charleston, South Carolina. I received my undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston and my graduate degree from Southern Wesleyan University. I have been teaching at Joseph R Pye Elementary since the school opened in 2011.

  • System44 is a decoding intervention program. This program is divided into 160 Topics of instruction that will provide your child with the foundations to be a good reader. System 44 teaches students to decode so that they can focus on understanding text.

  • For students in grades 2-3, I provide support in stregthening foundational reading skills neccessary for decoding and fluency mastery that leads to success in reading grade level text.