Rebecca Schroyer, Principal
Welcome to Ocean Bay Elementary! OBE is a place where staff and students learn, grow and achieve together! Mrs. Schroyer has been part of the Ocean Bay Elementary School family since 2009 and has served as an educator in the Carolina Forest community since 2001. She was named the principal of Ocean Bay Elementary in 2016 after serving as assistant principal at OBE for seven years and Carolina Forest Elementary for two years. Prior to Mrs. Schroyer’s ten years of experience as a school administrator, she taught for six years as a fifth grade teacher, as well as a teacher of the gifted and talented. She earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policies from the University of South Carolina. In 2006 she was honored for her hard work and dedication by being named as a top ten Teacher of the Year for Horry County Schools. Mrs. Schroyer is passionate about supporting students socially, emotionally and academically. Her educational decisions are always student-centered. Mrs. Schroyer values relationships and understands the power and synergy that is created by strong home-school relations. She strongly encourages parents and guardians to be involved in their child’s education.
Mrs. Schroyer resides in Carolina Forest with her husband and their triplet sons. She and her family attend Beach Church and are active members in the community. Living and teaching within her own community demonstrates her commitment and dedication to continue her leadership service with Ocean Bay Elementary. She has a deep belief in the core values of Horry County Schools:
* We put service to students above all else.
* We take responsibility for the success of all students.
* We care passionately about our work with children.
* We build strong, positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and community.
* We model and promote civility and integrity.
Mrs. Schroyer looks forward to continuing to serve our school as the instructional leader and working with all stakeholders to grow and develop our students.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. -Winston Churchill