6709 Pence Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 410
P: 980-343-6464  |  F: 980-343-6517 
Principal: Matthew Bower
LC: Central 1
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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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 - Assistant PrincipalMonica Pitt06-14-19
Co-Chair - PrincipalMatt Bower06-14-19
Time Keeper- 1st Grade RepresentativeLaToya Blackwell06-14-19
Facilitator - Dean of InstructionTowanda Hammond06-14-19
Secretary - ESL RepresentativeGloria Hemple06-14-19
Academic Facilitator (K-1)Jaukeela Jarrott06-14-19
Academic Facilitator (2-3)Lauren Berlin06-14-19
Academic Facilitator (4-5)Danielle Carlsen06-14-19
PreK RepresentativeAlison Switzer06-14-19
Kindergarten RepresentativeAnne Galligan06-14-19
Second Grade RepresentativeValerie Spiros06-14-19
Third Grade RepresentativeAbigail Bridge06-14-19
Fourth Grade RepresentativeHeather Dachiu06-14-19
Fifth Grade RepresentativeLauren Emmi06-14-19
EC RepresentativeNicole Framiglio06-14-19
SST RepresentativeTommy Osborne06-14-19
Teacher Assistant RepresentativeWilhelmenia Lockhart06-14-19
Parent Representative (PTO President)Nakisha Ricks06-14-19
Parent RepresentativeSheneque Cuttino06-14-19

School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

LOCATION: Media Center (Main Building)
Last Wednesday of the month unless it conflicts with CMS calendar 



July 22, 2019
10:00 am
September 25, 2019
7:30 am
October 23, 2019
7:30 am
November 20, 2019
7:30 am
January 22, 2020
7:30 am
February 26, 2020
7:30 am
March 25, 2020
7:30 am
April 29, 2020
7:30 am

May 27, 2020

7:30 am


School Leadership Team Agendas (PDF's Only)


School Leadership Team Meeting Minutes (PDF's Only)

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