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124 Skyland Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205
Courier #: 335
P: 980-343-5520  |  F: 980-343-5583 
Principal: Cheryl Turner
LC: Central Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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​Billingsville Leadership Academy Administration

​Cheryl Turner

​Interim Principal

Ms Turner picture.JPGI am so excited to be at Billingsville Leadership Academy. My name is Cheryl Turner and I bring thirty seven years of experience in education with me. All of my experience has been with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. I served as Principal of The Paideia Academy at Oakhurst and Principal of Berewick Elementary. I also worked as an Assistant Principal at Briarwood Elementary and Olde Providence Elementary. I was also an exceptional children's teacher at Lansdowne Elementary.

I was born in Winston-Salem, NC and I come from a family of educators. I began my educational journey at East Carolina University where I received a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education. I obtained a Master's Degree in Early Childhood and a certification in Administration from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

I've been married to my high school sweetheart for thirty five years and we have two wonderful children. I also have one grandchild who is now the light of my life. In addition to spending time with family, I enjoy traveling, entertaining and shopping.

My passion is monitoring instruction and coaching teachers. I want to make sure every child at Billingsville is given the tools they need to become productive citizens. I look forward to working with the students, staff and parents to accomplish this goal! 

​Amanda McPeters

Assistant Principal

Ms McPeters.pngHello students, parents, family, and friends.  My name is Amanda McPeters and I am the Assistant Principal at Billingsville Leadership Academy. I am thrilled to be a part of the Billingsville family!  I would like to take this opportunity to share with you about myself.  I was born and raised in Rutherford County, North Carolina. I moved to the Charlotte area in 2007 to pursue my Bachelor's degree in Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC).

I later went back to school (UNCC) and obtained my Masters of Arts in Special Education and Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders. I worked as a classroom exceptional children's teacher and leader at Metro School, Southwest Middle School and Mallard Creek High School. After taking on many leadership roles, I knew I wanted to make a greater impact and empower others. I then decided it was time to pursue a degree in school administration. I most recently completed my Post Graduate Certificate in School Administration at UNCC and I now proudly serve as the Assistant Principal at Billingsville Leadership Academy, where I hope to continue to make a positive impact in students' academic achievements and attainment to a lifelong love for learning.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching Clemson football, volunteering and playing softball. I am married and we have a beautiful 3 ½ year old daughter.

I believe that our school focus on rigor, relevance and relationships are the foundation for providing an exceptional educational experience for our students at Billingsville Leadership Academy. I look forward to serving the community, parents and students at Billingsville! 

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