Highland Creek
Elementary School
7242 Highland Creek Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28269
Courier #: 411
P: 980-343-1065  |  F: 980-343-1066 
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K-5
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School Leadership Team (SLT)


The School Leadership Team performs the following duties:

Members of the School Leadership Team are directly involved in the development 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 PlanUses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional changeMonitors, assesses, and amends the School Improvement Plan, as neededAdvances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety, and parent involvement goalsFacilitates the communication within the Professional Learning CommunityBuilds the capacity of the school to address parent and staff concerns.

The School Leadership Team members:

Ernest Saxton, Principal
Margie Brice, Assistant Principal
LaTasha Stinson, Literacy Facilitator
Tiffany Clarke, Kindergarten Teacher (elected 9/3/14)
Ashelynn Combs, Second Grade Teacher (elected 9//7/16)
Sharron Heslop, Third Grade Teacher (elected (9/4/17)
Sara Essler, Fourth Grade Teacher (elected 8/31/18)
Jennifer Bird, Fifth Grade Teacher (elected 9/4/17)
Jessica Bell, Teacher Assistant (elected 9/7/16)
Jason Giersch, Parent (elected 6/4/18)
Nataki Gregory, Parent (elected 9/4/17)
Tanya Brown, Parent (elected 9/3/14)
Breana Jones, Parent (elected 9/4/17)
Michele Gasiewski, Parent (elected 6/4/18)
Kim Strout, Parent (6/4/18)
Robyn Lowery, Parent (9/10/18)

School Leadership Team meeting dates:
The SLT will meet every first Monday (or as otherwise indicated):

Nov 5, 2018
Dec 3, 2018
Jan 14, 2019
Feb 4, 2019
Mar 4, 2019
Apr 1, 2019
May 6, 2019
Jun 3, 2019




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