Blond Lady Principal

Mrs. Mirandi Squires

      Phone (843) 386-2955      

Principal's Bio

Mrs. Squires looks forward to continuing success for Johnsonville Elementary School and providing exceptional instruction for all the children who enter the doors of JES!



  • Bachelor of Art in Elementary Education: University of South Carolina
  • Masters plus 30 in Elementary Education: University of South Carolina
  • Educational Administration: Scranton University


  • Principal, Johnsonville Elementary School: 2019 - Present
  • Assistant Principal, Johnsonville Middle School: 2016 - 2019   
  • Instructional Reading Coach: Johnsonville Middle School: 2014 - 2016
  • Teacher: Johnsonville Elementary School: 24 Years


  • SC Administration Certification
  • National Board Certification

Recognition and Achievements

  • With thirty-one years of public educational experience, Mrs. Squires is a National Board Certified Teacher and a former Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for South Carolina.  As a state awardee, she traveled to Washington, D.C., where she met with President Obama and later met with politicians to advocate for science education. Mrs. Squires has also worked for the Exxon Mickelson Teachers Academy and was featured with her third grade class in Sports Illustrated Golf as part of a tribute to Phil Mickelson's dedication to public science education. She has served on the National Board Assessment Review Panel, and also served as Convention Chairperson, Vice- President, and then President of the South Carolina Science Teacher Organization SC2. Mrs. Squires has presented at several teacher conferences and has led various roles in leadership for her district while always striving for educational excellence in Florence School District Five.

Personal Life

  • Mrs. Squires is married to Kerry Squires. They have three children who graduated from Johnsonville High School. 
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