: Franci Bell
May 29, 2019
A Charleston native, Franci Bell graduated from Cornell University in 1998 with a BS in Human Development and Family Studies. She moved to Knoxville, TN to attend graduate school at the University of Tennessee in Child Development. Two years later she began law school, and graduated with a JD from the University of South Carolina in 2004. She joined The Cooper School Community in 2008. Franci taught grades 1-5 at The Cooper School, and spent many years in administration, before becoming Head of School in 2016.