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Michael De Jong, Assistant Principal - High School

dejongMichael T. De Jong is originally from Holland, Michigan, and lived all over the United States before settling in South Carolina in 1990. He received a Bachelor of Science in Land Use Management from Northern Michigan University and continued his education earning a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from The American College of Education in 2017.

Michael owned several businesses in South Carolina that were eventually sold in 2008 to pursue his career in education. 

Michael taught Science in Charleston County Schools for eight years, and was an Athletic Director for four years at Garrett Academy. He currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Baptist Middle High School.

Michael has two daughters that are currently attending college in South Carolina, and a wonderful always who is also a teacher in the Charleston County School District.

Contact information
Email: Michael_Dejong@charleston.k12.sc.us