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1300 Cathey Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
Courier #: 494
P: 980-343-6088  |  F: 980-343-6140 
LC: Northwest
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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2021-2022 School Improvement Team

School Improvement Team


Paw Creek Elementary School Leadership Team The School Leadership Team (SIT) is responsible for creating the School Improvement Plan (SIP) and implementing the strategies set forth in the plan. In addition, the SIT develops a process for monitoring the school's progress towards achieving the goals and objectives established in the SIP.

The School Improvement Team is comprised of the Principal, staff members, PTA president, and parent representatives. This team's primary function is to provide leadership for the school in developing and implementing the School Improvement Plan.

In doing this, the School Improvement Team meets monthly to coordinate the activities associated with carrying out the School Improvement Plan, assist the Principal in making regular progress reports to the Zone Superintendent, ensure the school's accountability in carrying out its intentions and facilitate the regular involvement of the school community. 2021-2022 School Improvement Team Members:

Team members: Danielle K. Belton (Principal), LaTresha Wilson (Assistant Principal), LaToya S. Wright (Dean of Students), (Literacy Facilitator), A'Rynn Valcin (STEM Facilitator), Michelle D. Wilson (SLT Chairman), Joan Ives (Pre-K Teacher),  Julie Barker (Kindergarten),  Lauretta Gordon (First Grade), Racina Brown (Second Grade),  (Third Grade),  (Fourth grade), (Fifth Grade),  (Teacher Assistant)  (EC/SAC),  (EC Assistant), Melodie Dichito (Special Areas), (MCLL Facilitator),  (Intervention Specialist), Sean Raynor (Parent),  (Parent), Sweet Flake (School Counselor), Shea Heyward (School Social Worker), LaToya Larmond (School Counselor)

 School Improvement Team Members, (Parent) Sean Raynor, (Parent) James Wright

Committee Position


Email Address

Date Elected


Danielle K. Belton

Dean of Students

 LaToya S. Wright

Literacy Facilitator

STEM Facilitator

A'Rynn Valcin

SLT Chairman

 Michelle Wilson

Pre-K Teacher

 Joan Ives

Kindergarten Teacher

 Julie Barker

First Grade Teacher

 Lauretta Gordon

Second Grade Teacher

 Racina Brown

Third Grade Teacher

 LaShaundra Shelly

Fourth Grade Teacher

 Jody Wood

Fifth Grade Teacher


EC/SAC Teacher

 Taylor McNeill

EC Assistant

Tina Norman

Media Specialist

Melodie Dichito

Teacher Assistant

MCL - Facilitator

Cassie Webb

Intervention Specialist

School Counselor

Sweet Flake

School Counselor

LaToya Larmond

​Social Worker

​Shea Heyward




Danielle Belton

Latresha Wilson

Michelle Wilson

Julie Barker

Teonna Prioleau

Joan Ives

Melodie Dichito

Sean Raynor

Allen Deese

Leticia DeLeon

Jessica Nunez

Tia Price

Edwina Hill

Shemeka Mackey

Aisha Miller

School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

Virtual LOCATION: 
Join Zoom Meeting - TBD 
3:00pm on the scheduled meeting date

In Person Meetings: Media Center
Meeting Dates: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3:00pm

2021-2022 Agenda/Attendance/Minutes 

Virtual October SLT agenda meeting minutes.pdf

October attendance.pdf

November SLT agenda meeting minutes.pdf

November Attendance.pdf

January SLT agenda meeting minutes.pdf

January Attendance (1).pdf

February SLT agenda an meeting minutes.pdf

February Attendance (1).pdf

March Attendance.pdf

March SLT agenda and meeting minutes.pdf

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Phone: 980-343-3000
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