Council Member Corley has been the principal of Oceanside Collegiate Academy since its inception in 2016 and oversaw its move from McClellanville to Mount Pleasant in 2017. Prior to Oceanside, she served for five years as an assistant principal and administrator of the Ninth Grade Academy at Wando High School.
She earned a B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Central Florida and holds two Master's degrees from The Citadel in School Counseling and School Leadership. She has taught, has counseled students and has led tri-county schools since 2002.
Brenda Corley resides in North Mount Pleasant with her husband Mike and two Boxers: Brody and Brien. Both her adult daughters attended Mount Pleasant K-12 schools.