Skip To Main Content


Wendy Oels, Principal


Ms. Oels has been with the Beaufort County School District for 25-years. She began her career as an educator teaching at Hilton Head Island Elementary moving over to Hilton Head Island Middle to teach 7th grade Technology and 6th grade Math and Science.

Ms. Oels continued her career at Whale Branch Elementary holding numerous administrative roles, to include Dean of Students, Response to Intervention Coordinator, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, and Instructional Numeracy Coach.

Most recently she was Assistant Principal at Beaufort Elementary under the leadership of Principal Michelle Sackman.

Oels holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education.