Beaufort News

Forum to focus on 'state of education'

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Convention Bureau will hold "The State of Education" forum from 8:30 to 10 a.m. today at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1500 Queen St., Beaufort. Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m.

Program speakers will be Valerie Truesdale, superintendent of the Beaufort County School District; Tom Leitzel, president of the Technical College of the Lowcountry; and Jane Upshaw, chancellor of the University of South Carolina Beaufort. They will discuss their organizations' recent successes and goals for the next decade.

The forum costs $10 for members and $20 for non-members and includes breakfast. Details: Contact Amy Kaylor at or 843-525-8524.