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500 Cherokee Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
Courier #: 379
P: 980-343-5505  |  F: 980-343-5524 
Principal: Susan Nichols
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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School Improvement Team
Members of the School Improvement Team (SIT) 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 Improvement 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 Improvement Team Members

Committee Position
​Name​Email Address​Date Elected
Teacher Rep (K-2)
Katy Ainslie
Teacher Rep (3-5)Audra Cooper
Certified Support Staff Rep
Susan Selby
​Support Staff Rep
​Laura Barksdale
PTA Previous Year President
Cassie Albergotti
Parent Representative
Jamie Allmon
Parent Representative Matt Gordon
Parent Representative
Joey Norman
Parent RepresentativeLisa Rentz

School Improvement Team Meeting Schedule

School Improvement Team (SIT) Meeting Information 2021-2022:

Location: Media Center


Meeting Dates:


August 20, 2021 (Kick-off)


September 15, 2021


October 20, 2021


November 17, 2021


December 15, 2021


January 31, 2022 (Jan/Feb)


March 16, 2022


April 20, 2022


May 18, 2022


To access our School Improvement Plan, visit and use GuestS16749 as the username and password.

Guest access will allow you, our valued stakeholders, to review the School Improvement Plan, School Improvement Team members (elected 8/2019 and 8/2020), Agendas, and Meeting Minutes. It will also highlight our Vision, Values, Mission, and Indicators, which are the areas of focus we will use this year to continue to enhance our school's performance.

Please click to review additional information around how to navigate in the platform once you are logged in: Guest Access Navigation


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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