Haley Perez | Assistant Director of Federal Programs
Haley Perez serves as the Assistant Director of Federal Programs for the Charter Institute at Erskine. Haley is a certified South Carolina educator and comes to the Institute after working as a classroom teacher in Richland County School District One. Throughout her teaching career, Haley served as grade-level chairperson, curriculum lead teacher, Read to Succeed tutor, and a school-level Title I committee member. Previously, Haley worked in Federal Programs at the South Carolina Public Charter School District assisting with audits and compliance. She has also served as an English-as-a-Foreign Language teacher in Europe.
Haley earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina and is a member of the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) Teacher Fellowship program. She holds a Registered Behavior Technician certification, which she completed at the Autism Academy of South Carolina.
As the Assistant Director of Federal Programs, Haley strives to provide a high-quality system of support to schools in order to promote educational excellence through the procurement, monitoring, and utilization of federal funds.
Out of the office, Haley enjoys volunteering and traveling. She resides in Columbia, South Carolina.
Ciera Bing | School Federal Programs Finance Coordinator
Ciera Bing serves schools as the School Federal Programs Finance Coordinator. Ciera previously worked in Richland School District Two, where she served as an accountant. Prior to Richland 2, Mrs. Bing also worked with South Carolina Public Charter School District for four years as the Assistant Director of Finance. Mrs. Bing implemented several policies and procedures such as travel, procurement, and fixed assets in her previous roles, and has worked with local, state, and federal grants that include Title I, McKinney Vento, 21st Century, SSIP, EEDA, and the many more.
Mrs. Bing holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of South Carolina – Aiken, a Masters in Business Administration, and a Masters in Accounting from Gardner-Webb University. She is also a member of the South Carolina Association of School Business Officials, in which she became a Certified School Business Official.
“Ciera is a pleasure to work with. She is dependable, motivated and brings joy to the workplace."
–Penny Dininny, Richland School District Two