6200 Starhaven Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 341
P: 980-343-6460  |  F: 980-343-6521 
Principal: Paula Cook
LC: Central 1
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 6-12
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School Leadership Team


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School Leadership Team (SLT)

Members of the School Leadership Team (SLT) are directly involved in the development and monitoring of the School Improvement Plan, and as appropriate, some of the day-to-day operations of the school.

The School Leadership Team:

  • Facilitates the development of the School Improvement Plan.
  • Uses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional change.
  • Monitors, assesses, and amends the School Improvement Plan, as needed.
  • Advances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety and parent involvement goals.
  • Facilitates communication within the Professional Learning Community.
  • Builds the capacity of the school to address parent and staff concerns.

 School Leadership Team Members

​Committee Position


​Email Address

​Date Elected

Chair (Principal)Rachel Cornrachel.goldberg@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Process Manager (Media Specialist)Poezia Downeypoeziam.downey@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Social Stud. Dept. Representative (Teacher)Mary Renfromaryt.renfro@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
EC Dept. Representative (Teacher)Alanna Moorealannaa.moore@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
EC Dept. Representative (Teacher)Brandy Jacksonbrandy.jackson@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Math Dept. Representative (Teacher)Katherine Kingkatherine1.king@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Lg  Arts Dept. Representative (Teacher)Shannon McFarlandshannonm.mcfarland@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Science Dept. Representative (Teacher)Robert Pattersonrobert.patterson@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
HS Representative (Teacher)Veronica Hallveronica.hall@cms.k12.nc.us August 2019
Support Services (7th Gr Counselor)Donte Harrisdonter.harris@cms.k12.nc.us August 2019
Parent Representative  Renee Berry
 August 2019

School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

LOCATION:cPrincipal's Conference Room



September 25, 2019


October 23, 2019


November 13, 2019



January 29, 2020


February 26, 2020


March 25, 2020


April 22, 2020


May 27, 2020



School Leadership Team Agendas


School Leadership Team Meeting Minutes



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Phone: 980-343-3000
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