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Toshawnka T. Mahone

Mrs. Toshawnka Thomas Mahone, B.S., M.Ed. - Clark Academy's Program Director

Toshawnka Thomas Mahone is a native South Carolinian from Effingham, an unincorporated farming community along the northern banks of the Lynches River in Florence County, South Carolina. Principal Mahone led Northwoods Middle School formerly known as Alice Birney Middle from 2013 to 2016. On May 31, 2016, Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced that Mahone was appointed Administrator of Septima P. Clark Corporate Academy.

Mahone started her career as a teacher, Department Chairperson, and Senior Advisor at North Charleston High School, before moving on to Military Magnet Academy to complete an assistant principal internship. She took on full-time Assistant Principal roles at North Charleston High, School of the Arts, West Ashley High, and Northwoods Middle as well during her time in the District. Mahone holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the College of Charleston and a Master of Education in Secondary Administration and Supervision from Charleston Southern University. "Clark Academy at North Charleston will have an outstanding leader in Toshawnka Mahone," said CCSD Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait. "Mrs. Mahone has the ability to positively impact her students and the commitment to continuously facilitate their success.”