8330 Grier Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 432
P: 980-343-5671  |  F: 980-343-5394 
Principal: Bridget Wilson
LC: Northeast
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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School Leadership Team

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

TeacherDeneshie Allendenishiel.allen@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherSiegrid Buffingtonsiegridj.buffington@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherLara Bennettlara.bennett@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherJennifer Briggsjennifer1.briggs@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherNischa Binson-Thomasnischa.thomas@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherRaven Cordersraven.corders@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherCharon Davischaron.davis@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherNilaja Dobsonnilaja.dobson@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
FacilitatorTonya Johnsontonya.johnson@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
District StaffRebeckah Lononrebekahe.lonon@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherTosha Lucas-Gittenstoshak.lucas-gittens@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
Assistant PrincipalMark Maleckmarkn.maleck@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherErvon Nicholservon.nichols@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
District StaffPenny Presleypenny.presley@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherKristin Retortkristin.retort@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
FacilitatorCynthia Singscynthia.sings@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherJacqueline Taylorjacqueline.taylor@cms.k12.ncus9/11/19
TeacherWendy Vickerswendy.vickers@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
District StaffJohn Walljohna.wall@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
PrincipalBridget Wilsonbridget.wilson@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19
TeacherTrace Youngtracem.young@cms.k12.nc.us9/11/19

School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

LOCATION: Joseph W. Grier Academy 8330 Grier Road Charlotte NC. 28215,Media Center
   Wednesdays Monthly



September 11, 2019


October 11, 2019


November 13,2019


December 11, 2019


January 8, 2020


February 12, 2020


March 11, 2020

April 29, 2020



May 13, 2020


June 10, 2020



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