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The Dream Team

Administrative Staff

Erika Hedgepeth

Executive Director

BA in Elementary Education
UNC-Chapel Hill

Masters in School Administration

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Christi Chiaponne-Stout

Assistant Director
BA in Special Education
Masters in Special Education

BA in Elementary Education
SUNY Geneseo

MC in Educational Leadership Appalachian State University
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Mr. Tim

Director of Operations
BA in Biology
Masters of Business Administration

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Support Staff
Amanda Broadhurst

Academic Interventionist

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education-University of Central Florida, 

Masters in Elementary Education- 

University of North Carolina Charlotte

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Gavin Talbert

Behaviour Interventionist

Bachelors in Social Work

University of North Carolina

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Jenny Phillips

Instructional Coach

BA in Elementary Education-  Marshall, Masters Curriculum and Instruction-NOVA Southeastern University 

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Elaine Blount

Front Desk Secretary

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Keri Meredith

Administrative Assistant

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Kathryn Hacker

Kindergarten Teacher

Masters in Early Education The College of Saint Rose

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Keion Snead

Kindergarten Teacher

BA in Communications Arts Minor in Criminal Justice-Johnston C Smith University

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Michelle Griffith

1st Grade Teacher

          BA in Health Science, Minor in                  Business Communications-UNCC

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Shelly Wheeler

1st Grade Teacher

BS Major in Elementary Education, Minor American History-The Founding Liberty University 

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Stephanie Czarcinski

2nd Grade Teacher

BA in Elementary Education

UNC Wilmington

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Brianna Graves


2nd Grade Teacher

BA in Elementary Education Appalachian

State University

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Kathryn Hacker

Kindergarten Teacher

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Liz McDermott

Elementary Interventionalist

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Liz McDermott

Elementary Interventionalist

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Liz McDermott

Elementary Interventionalist

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Veronica Flann

3rd Grade Team

BA in Western Carolina

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Mashawnda Hargrove

4th Grade Teacher

BA in Psychology-Winston-Salem State University 

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Ronald Neal

7th Grade Homeroom/

Middle School Science

                   BS in Education

                University of Phoenix

       M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction                   Louisiana State University

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Liz McDermott

Elementary Interventionalist

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Breanna Cohen

3rd Grade Team

BS in Psychology-Morgan State University 

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Dori Pridgen

5th Grade Teacher

BS in Business-Wingate University

AA Education-Campbell University

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Emily Shagena

8th Grade Homeroom/

Middle School Math 

BS in Elemntary Education-Appalachian State University

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Danielle Neufville

Middle School Interventionist

Mathematics with concentration in Culturally responsive teaching. Minored in Urban Youth and Communities-University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Teaching Partners

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Lamonda Sloan

Kindergarten Teaching Partner 

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Jane Kroeger

 Elementary Teaching Partner

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Lauren Stefanski

Kindergarten Teaching Partner

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Ivette Pietrick

Elemetary Teaching Partner

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EC Team

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Tassy Mason-Snowden

EC Team

BFA Visual Communications, Virgina State,

MEd Special Education, MEd Early Childhood Non-Licensure Grand Canyon University

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Tykelia Bell
BSN - North Carolina Central University
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Ilrene Pounds

EC Team

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Jenn Harmon

Art Teacher

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Kayton Bassier

Music Teacher

Bachelor of Arts in Music Education Nyack College Alliance University

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Will Hennigan

PE Teacher/Athletic Director

Associates Business Administration-New Hampshire Tech 

Bachelors in Athletic Administration-Eckerd College

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After School Activities
Tykelia Bell

Camp U Coordinator

BSN - North Carolina Central University

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Elaine Blount

Front Desk Secretary

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Milton King


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Jannis King

Custodial Services

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