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Matthews
Elementary School
200 E. McDowell Street
Matthews, NC 28105
Courier #: 447
P: 980-343-3940  |  F: 980-343-3944 
Principal: Penelope Crisp
LC: South
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 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 Leadership Team Members 2022-2023


Member
​Position
Date Elected​
​Email
​Penni Beth Crisp
​Principal   
​2020
​p.crisp@cms.k12.nc.us

Catherine Bish
​Assistant Principal 
​2019
​catherine.bish@cms.k12.nc.us
​Romana McEwan
​Dean of Students  
​2018
​romana1.mcewan@cms.k12.nc.us
​​Sara Luketich
Parent/PTO President
​2022
​saraluketich@gmail.com
Emily Matthews
​Parent/PTO President  
​2021
epmatthews81@gmail.com
​Lindsay London
Teacher
2022
lindsayd.london@cms.k12.nc.us
Lenna Boger
​Teacher  
​2022
lennak.boger@cms.k12.nc.us
​Dawn Barrett​Teacher 
​2022
​​dawnm.barrett@cms.k12.nc.us
Nancy Keziah
​Teacher Assistant
​2022
nancyw.keziah@cms.k12.nc.us
Dane Stivers
​Parent
2022
​dstivers@hotmail.com
Barnita Taylor
Parent
​2020
​barnitataylor@gmail.com
Jonathon Trimmer
Parent
2022
jon@trimmers.net
Kathy Wallace
Parent
2022
kathy.wallace@ymcacharlotte.org
Victoria Tolbert
Parent
2021
vstolbert@outlook.com
​Kristen Freeman
​Parent
​2021
​kristenb.freeman@hotmail.com


School Leadership Team Meeting Dates 2022-23

-All meetings are in person.


Date​
​Time
​September 1, 2022
​6:00 PM (Media Center)

September 23, 2022

9:00 AM (LIFT Team)
October 6, 2022
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
October 21, 2022
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
​November 3, 2022
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​November 18, 2022
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
​December 1, 2022
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​December 16, 2022
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
​January 5, 2023
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​January 20, 2023
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team) 
​February 2, 2023
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​February 17, 2023
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
​March 2, 2023
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​March 24, 2023
​9:00 AM   (LIFT Team)
​April 6, 2023
​6:00 PM (Media Center)  
​April 21, 2023
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
​May 4, 2023
​6:00 PM (Media Center)
​May 19, 2023
​9:00 AM    (LIFT Team)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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