Suzanne Watkins grew up attending Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish and was herself a student of the Day School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. While attending college she worked several summers at Camp WaBak, a Girl Scout Camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Greenville County, where she served as the Assistant Director. Suzanne taught a First Steps Pilot Program Four-Year-Old Kindergarten class for three years, prior to becoming Director of the Episcopal Day School in 2006. She is married and has a three year old daughter.