Irwin Academic Center
329 N. Irwin Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28202
Courier #: 571
P: 980-343-5480  |  F: 980-343-5574 
Principal: Vanessa Ashford
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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Faculty & Staff


Administrative Staff
Ashford, Vanessa
Principal, Elementary
Pearce, Laura
Assistant Principal, Elementar
Blizard, Lynn
Secretary, Senior Administrati
Robinson, Camille
Ainsworth, Karen
Teacher, K-6
Barbeau, Paige
Teacher, K-6
Cameron, William
Teacher, Elementary General Mu
Covian, Amy
Teacher, Exceptional Children
Crocker, Tamika
Teacher, K-6
Crumpler, Masean
Teacher, K-6
Daniels, Brandy
Teacher, K-6
Deming, Jaime
Teacher, AIG
Emory, Meghan
Teacher, K-6
Farrar, Jakobi
Teacher, K-6
Fridie, Byron
Teacher, Elementary Physical E
Koutsopoulos, Alison
Teacher, K-6
Ladamus, Angela
Teacher, Elementary Art
Majercsik, Karen
Teacher, K-6
McTaggart, Kerice H.
Teacher, K-6
Mills, Celia
Teacher, K-6
Orr, Shonda D.
Teacher, K-6
Parrotta, Lauren
Teacher, K-6
Perry, DeKeila
Teacher, Kindergarten Only
Ryan, Shaina
Teacher, K-6
Scavo, Mary
Teacher, K-6
Schonour, Christine
Teacher, K-6
Smith, Elizabeth
Teacher, K-6
Spraggins, Sandra
Teacher, K-6 Computer
Terrell, Kevin
Teacher, K-6
Turro, Javier
Teacher, Spanish
Support Staff
Blount, Montangi M.
Coordinator, Site ASEP
Brown, Felicia
Media Coordinator
Campbell, Susan
Counselor, Elementary
Chapman, Rhonda S
Associate, ASEP
Haines, Famata
Coordinator, LITD Magnet
Harrisonwalker, Biannca
Assistant, Teacher K-3
Hooper, Susan
Facilitator, Elementary Litera
McClure, Betty
Associate, ASEP
McDonald, Beverly
Assistant, Teacher K-3
McDonald, Jocelin
Assistant, Teacher K-3
Plank, Tara
Student Teacher
Scott, Donna
Assistant, Teacher K-3
Turner, Andrienne
Assistant, Lunch Room
Cafeteria Staff
James, Cynthia
Cafeteria Worker, Part Time
McClurkin, Angela
Cafeteria Worker, Part Time
Poole, Annie
Cafeteria Worker, Part Time
Williams, Toni
Manager, Cafeteria I
Custodial Staff
Martin, Rafael
McMullen, Peggy
Newkirk, Georgia
Potts, Charles A.
Custodian, Head I
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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