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10501 Windy Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier #: 319
P: 980-343-6100  |  F: 980-343-6146 
Principal: Cara Heath
LC: West Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Special Area Teachers

 

Ms. Fink

Academic Facilitator

 

 

 

 

 

Our resource teacher, Ms. Chretien, is in her seventh year at Berryhill. She is originally from Virginia and received her B.S in Psychology from Mary Washington College. She received her M.A.T. from UNCC and her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University. She teaches all grades and subjects.

In her spare time she enjoys running, painting, and playing soccer. She plays soccer every week and likes to score goals. She recently completed a marathon and is training for another currently. She also enjoys traveling. She spent a summer in Finland and another summer traveling around Europe. This summer she taught at the Starfish Academy and went to South Africa to coach and play soccer. She loves teaching and making learning fun!!!! Her goal is for all of her students to be successful. 

 

 

Ms. Clements

Academic Facilitator

 

 

This is Mrs. Clements’ third year at Berryhill. She was born in Winnsboro, South Carolina. Mrs. Clements graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina and received her Masters in Teaching in Elementary Education at the College of Charleston. She has also taught 2nd grade in Charleston, South Carolina. She decided to move to Charlotte to teach at Berryhill, and she loves being part of the Berryhill family!

In her free time Mrs. Clements enjoys running, working out, reading, and going to the beach. She also enjoyed spending free time with her husband John and her two dogs.

 

 

Mr. Clarke

ESL 

Mr. Clarke is one of our ESL teachers who has been at Berryhill since 1999. He has lived in Charleston, SC, Boston, MA, Michigan, China, and Taiwan. He also lived for a time in Virginia Beach.

Mr. Clarke holds a B.A. in Elementary Education, and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language. He has a wife, Michelle, and five children: Katie, who is 11, Sam, age 9, Anna, age 8, Joel, who is 6, and Megan, who is 3.

Mr. Clarke's other interests include church work, playing basketball, and carpentry.

 

Ms. Wade

ESL

Bio coming soon.

 

Ms. Baldwin

ESL

Bio coming soon.

 

Ms. Collis

Speech

 Bio coming soon.

 

Mrs. Mumaw

Talent Development

 

 

 

 

 

This is Mrs. Mumaws seventh year working at Berryhill and her fourteenth year working in CMS.

Mrs. Mumaw is no stranger to Charlotte.  She grew up here and attended Steele Creek Elementary, Kennedy Junior High and Olympic High Schools. She  also received her teaching degree from UNC Charlotte.

Mrs. Mumaw currently lives in Rock hill with her husband and two children. In her free time she enjoys reading and shopping.

 

Mr. O'Hagan

Health & Physical Education 

This is Mr. O'Hagan's 4th year at Berryhill and his 4th year living in Charlotte. He previously worked for BOCES in New York as a director of online learning and substitute taught after graduating. In New York, Mr. O'Hagan coached basketball and baseball. Mr. O'Hagan has a BAS in Health and Physical Education from the University of Pittsburgh in Bradford, Pennsylvania. He also played basketball for 2 years while attending the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. O'Hagan coaches Basketball and Soccer for Berryhill.

In his free time, Mr. O'Hagan loves playing sports, bike rides, and following his favorite teams (Buffalo Bills, New York Yankees, Florida State Seminoles, New York Knicks and Syracuse Orange). He also enjoys spending time with his "roommate," Roscoe, a Goldendoodle dog. 

 

Ms. Dexter

Health & Physical Education

Bio coming soon.

 

Ms. Setaro

Media

 

 

 

 

 

This is Mrs. Setaro's sixth year at Berryhill. She previously worked at another CMS elementary school and the Charlotte Public library where she was a children's librarian.

Mrs. Setaro has a BS in Elementary Education from West Chester University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a Master's in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has taught both 2nd and 3rd grades but most enjoys being able to share her love of books with children of all ages as a librarian.
 
Mrs. Setaro has lived in New York, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and North Carolina. Charlotte is her most favorite place to live and New Hampshire was her least favorite because of the cold and snow. It wasn't unusual for us to get 35 feet or more of snow from one storm. Her elementary school there had an after school ski club for the students.
 
Mrs. Setaro has a son, Rich and a daughter, Jennifer. Her first two grandchildren, Braden and Anderson, were born this past spring just seven days apart. That made for a very exciting week and now she is having lots of fun watching them grow and spoiling them. She loves being a grandmother.
 
In her free time Mrs. Setaro likes going to the beach, reading (of course), gardening and playing with Braden and Anderson. Some day she would like to be able to move to the beach to live.
 
 

Mr. Gorman

Art 

 

My name is Kris Gorman and I moved to Charlotte from Youngstown, Ohio ten years ago. I received my Masters in Art Education from Winthrop University in 2012.  I have been married to my lovely wife Karen for four years.  I have an Australian Sheppard named Cora, a Tortoise shell cat named Nova, and a Louisiana Leopard Dog named Luna.  I love to create wonderful works of art for the eyes and great tasting dishes for the palette.  I enjoy music of all types and going to see live shows.  I also love to see the beauty of nature by hiking, climbing, or just getting outside.  This is my fourth year at Berryhill and I hope to have many more.

 

Ms. Stowe

CTE

My name is Ashley Stowe, and I am from Chester, South Carolina. I received my Master of Curriculum and Instruction with Technology Education from Winthrop University.  My undergrad is in Elementary Education also from Winthrop University.  I love to travel, the outdoors, and watching football.  I have a rat terrier named Haidyn and a cat named Chloe.  I love theatre shows and going to live concerts.

 

Ms. Lutz

ESL

Ms. Lutz grew up in Harrisburg, PA. She graduated from Nyack College in Nyack, NY with a B.S. in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages)

She married Matthew Lutz and moved to Thailand for 4 years to open a youth center in Pattaya, Thailand where she did mission work. When she moved back to PA., she worked as a part-time ESL teacher for 2 years. Ms. Lutz moved to Charlotte in May of '09 and started teaching in CMS in the fall at Reid Park. This year she works 1/2 time at Reid Park and 1/2 time at Berryhill.

She has 3 children - Hannah is 51/2, Judah is 3 and Glorianna is 4 months

 

Ms. Ferrell

Spanish 

This is Ms. Ferrell's first year at Berryhill.  She has taught for 17 years in many CMS schools as a Spanish and ESL teacher.  Ms. Ferrell has 18 month old triplets, Forest, Laurel and Sky.  She also has two older daughters, Tara and Autumn. Ms. Ferrell loves children, animals, singing, reading, and anything creative and fun.  She is looking forward to getting to know the wonderful students at Berryhill. 

 

Ms. Arendt

EC

Bio coming soon.

 

 

Ms. Quigley

EC

Ms. Quigley is from Shaker Heights, Ohio and received her bachelor degree from Davidson College. She has taught kindergarden through 8th grade EC. She currently teaches 7th and 8th grade math and language arts. This is her second year at Berryhill School. Ms. Quigley previously taught at several other CMS schools. In her spare time, Ms. Quigley loves to dance and to do Zumba. She also loves reading, shopping, and spending time in the sunshine.

 

 

 

 

 

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