Presbyterian College is pleased to announce that Louise Slater of Columbia has been elected to serve on the College’s Board of Trustees.
Slater is one of two business partners at The Price Group, a therapeutic and educational consulting firm. She brings her knowledge of psychology, love of young people, and many years of evaluating organizational leadership and culture to the practice. Since purchasing The Price Group in 2006, Slater has visited more than 1,000 schools across the U.S; and she is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), a Certified Educational Planner, and a Certified Parent Coach.
In addition, Slater has been the recipient of the Irv Katz Award, an award recognizing her commitment to children and education, particularly her volunteer work as the founder of the Friends of Juvenile Justice (FJJ). FJJ is an organization that advocates and provides resources to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. Slater is also the former chair of the Learning Differences Committee for IECA.
Slater earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Furman University and a master’s degree in psychology from Western Michigan University. She has taught as a part of the faculty at the University of South Carolina Business School, and Slater remains active in her family businesses by serving as Chairman of the Board of Consolidated Systems, Inc. and on the board of Bonitz, Inc. Slater has served as the chair of Glenforest School, a private school in Columbia for children with learning differences. She is also one of the founding members of Women in Philanthropy, Columbia Chapter, which encourages women to invest in projects to impact long-term community change.