Transition Programs

Mrs. Amy Glass
STARS 3 & 4 Teacher

Mr. Stan Glenn
Vocational Transition Instructor
Employability Education 

Ms. Danielle Mathieu
STARS 1 & 2 Instructor

Mrs. Melissa Rosier
Transition Specialist

Mr. Greg Thrift
Transition to the Real World Instructor

Mr. Mike Worsham
STARS 1 & 2 Instructor
Mrs. Glass is originally from Walhalla, SC. She graduated from Walhalla High School in 1997. After high school, she attended Presbyterian College before transferring to Clemson University. She graduated from Clemson in 2001 with a degree in English. She taught remedial English at Tri-County Technical College for one year before entering graduate school. She obtained her Master's degree in Counselor Education from Clemson University in 2005. While in graduate school, Mrs. Glass worked as a graduate assistant in the Student- Athlete Enrichment Programs at Vickery Hall.

Prior to teaching, Mrs. Glass worked as a Learning Specialist for the University of Alabama at Birmingham in their Academic Center for Athletics. She began working at Hamilton Career Center as an instructional aide in the Transition Programs in 2006. Mrs. Glass obtained teacher certification through the PACE program and began teaching at Hamilton Career Center in 2008. She currently teaches juniors and seniors in the STARS 3 and 4 classes.

Mrs. Glass and her family live in Seneca, SC. Her husband David owns Southern Customs Landscaping, and they have two children, Lily and Elias. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, running, and being outdoors.

Mr. Glenn is a Special Educator with 20 years of teaching experience. Prior to teaching, Mr. Glenn served 9 years on active duty as an Army Officer. He earned his BS in Business Administration from The Citadel, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix, and a Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of South Carolina.   Mr. Glenn is married to Sue who is a Special Educator at Seneca High School. Stan and Sue have seven children, three grandchildren, two dogs and a cat.

Ms. Mathieu is originally from New Hampshire and graduated in 1996 from Merrimack Valley High School. After graduation, she pursued a degree in Psychology at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. She moved to South Carolina in 2000 and started teaching preschool at Clemson Child Development Center. In 2006 she obtained her teaching certificate through the PACE program and started working with the School District of Oconee County. Shortly after, she obtained her Master's Degree in Education at Southern Wesleyan. She has been teaching at the Hamilton Career Center for 11 years in the special education transition department.

Mrs. Rosier, a Walhalla Native, is in her 19th year in education. She spent 5 of those years in the private sector and 13 years in the public sector. Melissa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and a Master’s Degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Secondary Transition, both from Clemson University.

Melissa has taught students at almost every level of education: preschool, middle school, high school, and adult; and, in many different settings: general education classroom, resource classroom, and self-contained classroom. Prior to becoming the Transition Specialist for SDOC in June of 2015, she served as the Career Specialist for Walhalla Middle School for 9 years.

Melissa has been married to Ty, a Seneca Native and employee of Schneider Electric, for 25 years. They have three children together, Lauren, Seth, and Loudon. In addition to her responsibilities as Transition Specialist, wife and mom, Melissa enjoys participating in church activities and missions opportunities at her church, LifePoint. In her “spare time” she enjoys spending time with family, watching movies, reading good books and playing with her dogs, Gracie Belle and Brodie.

Mr. Thrift has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s Degree in Special Education. He currently teaches the Transition to the Real World (TRW) class in the Transition Program and is the Program Director of the Transition Student Employment Program (TSEP) which operates for 5 weeks during the summer for HCC students with disabilities. He’s also the Head Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach and Track Distance Coach at Walhalla High School. The 2016-2017 school year will be his 23rd year in education and 11th year at the Hamilton Career Center.

Mr. Thrift and his family live in Seneca, SC, and his wife, Lynn, teaches English as a Second Language at Walhalla High School. He has 3 children, Gabi, Daniel, and Caleb and 2 grandchildren, Madlyn and Hadley. 

Mr. Worsham has been teaching special education with the SDOC since January 1997. In his tenure he has taught at Pine Street Elementary, JN Kellet Elementary, Walhalla Middle, Seneca Middle and Hamilton Career Center. 

He received his undergraduate degree from Southern Wesleyan University and Masters from Clemson University. He also have an Associate’s degree in Religion from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute.

He is married to Laura Worsham, who is a teacher at WHS. They have three children; Aaron a Senior at WHS, Madeline a Sophomore at WHS and Bryson an 8th graders at WMS. Together they enjoy going to Dollywood, Clemson football games, camping, fishing, attending Open Door Baptist and managing a pro-wrestling ministry.