Principal Philip Steffes
Principal Philip Steffes comes to Albemarle Road Elementary with a background in elementary teaching. Mr. Steffes has worked in CMS for 20 years as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. Mr. Steffes received an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He returned to The University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a North Carolina Principal Fellow receiving a degree of Masters of School Administration with Curriculum Supervision credentials. Outside of school time Mr. Steffes enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys attending creative arts efforts.
Assistant Principal Dwight Thompson
Assistant Principal Dwight Thompson was born in Greensboro, North Carolina and grew up in Burlington, North Carolina. He attended The University of North Carolina at Greensboro to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. He then attended Pfeiffer University to earn a Master of Science in Elementary Education. He was then accepted into the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (Class 18) and completed an additional Master of School Administration at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Assistant Principal Dwight Thompson comes to Albemarle Road Elementary with a background in teaching. He began his career with Guilford County Schools and then continued teaching in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Prior to joining Albemarle Road Elementary in July 2015, he served as an Assistant Principal in Union County Public Schools. Mr. Thompson enjoys reading, listening to music, and traveling with family and friends.