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Katey Hines-McCormack

Charleston County School District
Instructional Specialist for World Languages

Catherine (Katey) Hines-McCormack spent her formative years in Charleston, SC. While a student at Davidson College in North Carolina, Katey spent a semester of her junior year in Paris with Boston University’s Paris Internship Program. After graduating from Davidson with a B.A. in French and a minor in International Studies, she spent two years teaching English in France.  

Before her current position as the Instructional Specialist for World Languages in Charleston County School District (CCSD), she was the Interim Fine Arts Coordinator for CCSD for three years and taught French and Teacher Cadets at West Ashley High School for thirteen years. She also taught PACE for the SC Department of Education, assisted in the writing of the 2013 SC Standard for World Language, and participated on the team to bring the Seal of Biliteracy to SC.  Prior to working for CCSD, Ms. Hines-McCormack worked for a variety of organizations in Washington, D.C. including Youth for Understanding (YFU) International Exchange, International Finance Corporation (West Africa Desk), and David L. Boren Graduate International Fellowships (Boren Awards). 

Katey received a Master of Arts in Sociology: International Training and Education from American University and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership: Secondary Administration from The Citadel Graduate College. She is a founding member of SC Palmetto Association of Language Supervisors (SC PALS) and is a member of SCFLTA, ACTFL, and NADSFL. Katey loves spending time with family, her pets, and is the proud mother of a junior in high school. A couple of years ago, she decided to try out a new craft each year -  the fruits of which have only been moderately successful so far.