40 selected for UNCC Teaching Fellows program

Forty teachers who work at schools in Mecklenburg County have been selected for this year’s Teaching Fellows Institute at UNC Charlotte.

The Teaching Fellows Institute provides a one-week summer program of advanced training for teachers with masters degrees. The goal of the program is to retain masters-level teachers in the field of education.

The Teaching Fellows Institute also includes follow-up programs and support. The institute is funded from private individual and foundation donations.

This year’s Teaching Fellows:

Elementary schools

Kimberly Alix, Providence Day School, science

Collar Bell-Graves, Sterling Elementary, media center

Nancy Betler, Eastover Elementary, talent development

Kate Cochran, Winding Springs Elementary, kindergarten

Patricia Daniel, Charlotte Country Day, fifth grade

Nina Davis, Victory Christian School, third grade

Beth Eastridge, Charlotte Latin School, fifth grade

Anna Glodowski, Albemarle Road Elementary, first grade

Whitney Godfrey, River Gate Elementary, fifth grade

Elizabeth Gommel, Long Creek Elementary, music

Pam Heacock, Providence Day School, first grade

Erica Hobbs, Winterfield Elementary, second grade

Renee Hooper-Perez, Huntingtowne Farms Elementary, first grade

Joanna Loftis, Winterfield Elementary, first grade

Maureen Moten, River Gate Elementary, special education

Meredith Pierson, Charlotte Latin School, second grade

Mary Beth Rowell, Sharon Elementary, fifth grade

Lindsay Talton, Morehead STEM Academy, second grade

Lorri Whisenant, Torrence Creek Elementary, second grade

Middle schools

Lisa Baldini, Trinity Episcopal School, Latin

Julie Bartlett, Charlotte Christian School, sixth grade

Talia Chapman, Metro School, EC Language Arts

Mary Elizabeth Coley, Providence Day School, English

Megan Easty, Crestdale Middle, Math/Algebra

Alvin Irwin, Charlotte Latin School, Spanish

Shoufen Jacobsen, Waddell Language Academy, Chinese

Robin Siczek, Holy Trinity Middle School, English

High schools

Allison Brown, Charlotte Country Day, mathematics

Tom Delaney, Charlotte Country Day, fine arts

Elizabeth Doran, Ardrey Kell High, mathematics

Sarnya Ervin, North Mecklenburg High, mathematics

Karen Glenn, Charlotte Latin School, history

Kimberly Hunniford, South Mecklenburg High, English

Carissa Johnson-Scott, Garinger High, mathematics

Jennifer Lunsford, Rocky River High, mathematics

Kevin Poirer, West Charlotte High, science

Jessica Ramsey, Charlotte Christian School, language arts

Shawn Schmitt, Rocky River High, chemistry

Amanda Thompson, West Charlotte High, special ed/mathematics

Meghan Zepsa, Charlotte Country Day, Latin