Katrina Johnson-Robinson

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Katrina Johnson-Robinson

Principal

Email Address: kjrobinson@spart7.org

Katrina Johnson-Robinson has over twenty two years of experience in education as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, program director, and assistant principal. She began her teaching career in McCormick, SC and later spent ten years with the Greenville County School System. Ms. Johnson-Robinson has been with Spartanburg School District 7 for five years serving four years at Pine Street School as Assistant Principal and now Principal At EP Todd School. Prior to Pine Street School she was employed by the South Carolina Department of Education as a Director of 21st Century Communities and Learning Program and served on many district and school accreditation teams throughout the state of South Carolina.

Ms. Johnson-Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from South Carolina State University in Elementary Education, a Master’s of Education from Converse College and an Educational Specialist Degree from South Carolina State University. She is the proud mother of two children and enjoys reading, traveling, meeting new people and being a servant leader. She is dedicated to improving the lives of students and families through education, social engagement and promoting excellence.

 Phillip Breland

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Phillip Breland

Assistant Principal

Middle School

Email Address: JPBreland@spart7.org

Phillip Breland graduated from Clemson University with a BA in Secondary Education. He received his Master’s degree in School Administration from Converse College. Mr. Breland has 18 years of experience in education, has been blessed to be a part of the Todd family for the last 8 years. He believes that building positive relationships with students is a key to academic success, and strives daily to ensure that our students reach their full potential. Mr. Breland's wife has also taught in District 7 for the past 17 years. They have two wonderful children. In his time outside of work he enjoys playing and learning the game of golf with his children. Mr. Breland is looking forward to another great year here at E.P. Todd. Go Tigers!

 Renee Kennedy

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Renee Kennedy

Assistant Principal

Curriculum and Instruction grades 4-6

Email Address: rskennedy@spart7.org

Mrs. Kennedy has been with Spartanburg School District Seven for twenty-six years.  Prior to joining the staff at E. P. Todd, she taught 2nd, 4th, and 6th grade at Jesse Boyd Elementary.  From there, she moved to Mary H. Wright Elementary where she served as Curriculum and Instructional Facilitator through the State Department of Education.  
 
Mrs. Kennedy earned her undergraduate degree, master's degree, and administrative degree from Converse College.  In addition, she obtained National Board Certification.  
 
On a personal note, Mrs. Kennedy is married, has two children, and is a very proud grandmother.  During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, attending musical theater productions, and antiquing.  
 
Mrs. Kennedy believes reading is the foundation of all learning and is thrilled to be a part of a faculty who promotes literacy in all subjects.  She is honored and extremely appreciative to work alongside students, teachers, families, and the community to "Inspire and Equip" students for a bright and successful future.  
  Johnny Rhode

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Johnny Rhode

Assistant Principal

Upper Elementary

Email Address:jlrhode@spart7.org

Mr. Johnny Rhode is entering is ninth year in education. He spent six years as a Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director at Spartanburg Prep School. He was also the ESOL teacher at Chapman High School. Mr. Rhode's undergraduate degree is from USC Upstate in Physical Education. He continued his education at Southern Wesleyan University with a Masters Degree in Classroom Leadership and Administration and Supervision. Mr. Rhode is excited to join the EP Todd team as an Assistant Principal.

 Vanessa Norman

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Vanessa Norman

Assistant Principal

Lower Elementary K-2

Email Address: VMNorman@spart7.org

Mrs. Vanessa Norman graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Art degree in Elementary Education. She received a Master of Science degree in Guidance & Counseling from Jacksonville State University. Mrs. Norman then completed her certification in Administration & Supervision from Clemson University. She currently has 30 years of experience in assisting to maintain positive learning environments where students can feel safe and have the guidance and resources they need to be successful.

She enjoys traveling, shopping and more shopping. Mrs. Norman is honored to have the opportunity to be a part of the Todd Squad.