Degrees and Certifications:

*BA in Elementary Education at Clemson University *Masters degree in Elementary Education at University of South Carolina

Mrs. Taylor Rider



Welcome to 3rd grade! I'm thrilled to be an official member of the LMES faculty this year! 


I have been married to my husband, Mike, for 18 years and we have three daughters. Caroline is in 9th grade at CHS, Meredith is in 7th grade and Jane is in 5th grade at CIS. We also have a yippy 5 year old long-hair minature dauchshund named Pappy. Our family loves to travel, hike, and cheer on our Clemson Tigers.


This year will look different for all of us, but one thing remains the same. The walls of LMES hold kind hearts, eager minds and inspired educators. This will be a GREAT year. I look forward to being partners with you and your child. 


My motto for this year, "Relationships before rigor, grace before grades, patience before programs, love before lessons."