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315 W Hebron St
Charlotte, NC 28273
Courier #: 404
P: 980-343-0012  |  F: 980-343-0013 
Principal: Brandy Nelson
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Grades: 11-12
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School Improvement Team (SIT)

Staff Representatives:

Brandy Nelson - Principal  (

Errin Forges - Counselor  (

Rebecca O'Brien - Teacher (


Parent Representatives:

Ailia Jackson - Chair;  Date Elected: August 22, 2018

Sharon Gamble - Recorder;  Date Elected: August 22, 2018

Thad Wengert - Member; Date Elected: October 17, 2018


Meeting Schedule 2018-2019:

Meetings will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in Room 352-F on the CPCC Harper Campus.

Our meeting schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018 (to finalize School Improvement Plan)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, January 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019


2018-2019 Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

August 22, 2018 Meeting Minutes

October 15, 2018 Meeting Minutes 

December 5, 2018 Meeting Minutes

January 19, 2019 Meeting Minutes

March 27, 2019 Meeting Minutes

May 29, 2019 Meeting Minutes

School Improvement Team Legislation:

Relevant Legislation:

From GS ยง115C-105.27: "The principal of each school, representatives of the assistant principals, instructional personnel, instructional support personnel, and teacher assistants assigned to the school building, and parents of children enrolled in the school shall constitute a school improvement team to develop a school improvement plan to improve student performance. Representatives of the assistant principals, instructional personnel, instructional support personnel, and teacher assistants shall be elected by their respective groups by secret ballot....Parents serving on school improvement teams shall reflect the racial and socioeconomic composition of the students enrolled in that school and shall not be members of the building-level staff."

Duties of the School Improvement Team:

(1)  Facilitates the development of the School Improvement Plan.

(2)  Uses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional change.

(3)  Monitors, assesses and amends the School Improvement Plan, as needed.

(4)  Advances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety and parent involvement goals.

(5)  Facilitates communication within the school community.

Who can attend SIT meetings? 

All SIT Meetings are open and non-SIT members are welcome and may participate upon recognition by the Chairperson.




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