Professional Learning Manager

Dr. Cinthia Wolfe


Dr. Cinthia Byrd Wolfe, a native of Branchville, S.C., has over 30 years of experience in counseling and educational leadership. She began her academic career as a school counselor at Ruffin High School in Colleton County in 1999. She recently retired from Calhoun County Public Schools as the deputy superintendent. During her 19 years in the district, she also served as special education director, chief of accountability and administration, career and technical education coordinator, high school principal, and director of guidance. 

Dr. Wolfe has served on the Add-On Certificate and Endorsement Taskforce for “Teaching Children of Poverty,” the Governor’s Educators Panel, the School To Work Advisory Board, the District Curriculum Team, and as a Cognia Review Team member. She was also appointed to the Panel of Principals working with Inspiring Principals. Dr. Wolfe is currently the South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators @ Orangeburg/Calhoun Satellite President. She serves on numerous boards and councils such as the Calhoun Board of Disabilities and Special Needs Human Rights Committee, and the Sandy Run Ruritan Club. She is a proud member of the Orangeburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

Dr. Wolfe has experienced many successes during her career. Some of her career highlights include her school’s graduation rate exceeding the state and national average for nine years; receiving the Palmetto Gold and Silver award for performance and closing the achievement gap, and being recognized as a U.S. News & World Report bronze recipient for America’s Best High Schools award for eight years.

She lives by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s quote, “Intelligence plus character – that is the true goal of education.”

Dr. Wolfe received a Bachelor of Science in social work, a Master of Arts in rehabilitation counseling, a Master of Education in counseling education; an educational specialist degree, and a Doctor of Education in education leadership from South Carolina State University. She also holds a Master of Education in school administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix. 

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