Throughout her career in education, Mrs. Brown has served in various roles including teaching and administration.  As a teacher, Mrs. Brown taught various subjects including English-Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, and Science across elementary, middle, and high school grade levels, and being a dual certified teacher, taught both general and special education. As an administrator, she served as Student Services Director ensuring students with diverse needs receive appropriate, empirically sound, educational services and supports and ensuring district and school level staff receive information, resources, and training necessary to provide optimal learning environments and experiences to all students. In 2020-2021, she served as Interim Superintendent for Bamberg School District One, and now serves as Superintendent for both Bamberg Districts One and Two. 

Mrs. Brown earned a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Special Education and Leadership from the University of South Carolina.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina-Aiken and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Special Education from SC State University.  She achieved National Board Certification (NBCT) as an Exceptional Needs Specialist Ages 3-21 in 2004 and again in 2014. She also holds two Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degrees, one in Counselor Education (K-12) and a second in Educational Administration (Principal K-12 & Superintendency) from the University of South Carolina.  Mrs. Brown is also a member of various professional organizations including Council of Administrators in Special Education (CASE), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), and the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA).  Mrs. Brown has dedicated her entire adult life to learning, teaching, and leading in hopes of improving the educational and life experiences of all children, and in hopes of inspiring others to teach and lead.

Mrs. Brown and her husband, Todd, reside in Bamberg.  They have one son, Weston Haulbrooks, who resides with his wife, Elizabeth, and two daughters, Londyn and McKenna, in North Carolina. In her spare time, Mrs. Brown enjoys spending time with family and friends, and is a passionate advocate for individuals with disabilities.

To contact Dr. Brown please use the email address:

Dottie Brown Superintendent

Dottie Brown


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Bamberg County School District would like to introduce and welcome Mr. Dennis Ulmer as Assistant Superintendent.

Mr. Ulmer, is starting his twenty third year in public education.  That journey began in Bamberg County at Richard Carroll Primary School as a special education teacher and coach and has led to his current position as assistant superintendent of the new consolidated Bamberg County School District.

Mr. Ulmer graduated from Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School in 1995 and then attended Presbyterian College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education.  During his time at PC, he also had the opportunity to play football for the Blue Hose.  During his fifteen years as a teacher, he taught students at all levels and also coached football and softball.

After earning a Master’s in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University in 2014, Mr. Ulmer was hired as assistant principal for the 2015 school year and later served as principal at Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School from 2017-2022. 

Mr. Ulmer is married to Lee Ulmer and is the proud father of five children.  He enjoys spending time with his family, attending sporting events, and all things outdoors.

To contact Mr. Ulmer please use the following email address :

Denny Ulmer

Denny Ulmer

Assistant Superintendent