Tom Griffin

Coordinator for Greenville County High School Alternate Program (HSAP)

Greenville, SC

tgriffin@greenville.k12.sc.us

Tom Griffin is currently the Coordinator for the High School Alternative Program (HSAP) in Greenville SC. This is his seventh year in his role with Greenville County Schools. Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Juvenile Justice and an ad on certificate for special education. He received is undergraduate degree from UNCC and his Master of Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Education Administration.

Tom has over 30 years of experience in working with students. Prior to coming to South Carolina, Tom worked has a District Administrator in Special Education in several districts in North Carolina. Tom has also taught in a Day Treatment setting for severely emotionally disturbed students. He has worked for the NC Department of Administration assisting school districts as well as colleges and universities. He also has a background in counseling and went through William Glasser’s Institute of Reality Therapy to become certified in Reality Therapy and Control Theory.  He has worked with a counseling agency, (The Relatives) working with kids 7-17, and also done individual, family, and marriage counseling with the Family Connection.

Mr. Griffin is a highly motivated individual that genuinely enjoys working with students and their families, and the challenges that they face. He is a natural leader and loves being part of a team.