explore staff stories

In the wake of sudden school building closures due to COVID-19 risks, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools staff quickly pivoted to create new learning environments for students. Explore this collection and learn how staff adjusted—professionally and personally—to continue supporting students while working through their own challenges during the pandemic.

Madia Medico

“An Unfinished Story”

Christine Tymes

“Not What I Thought”

Virtually Unstoppable

“Bridging the Technology Gap”

David Milligan

“Loss & Resilience”

Joyce Preston

“Honored to Serve”

Transportation Team

“We Were Rolling”

Zabrina Stephens

“It Takes a Village to Take Care of This Building”

Lexi Valentinas

“Keeping Relationships”

Angela Blue

“More than Enough”

Kim Tuttle

“I Have Seen Students Thrive”

Stephanie Donnis

“Healing the Wound”

Magnet Programs Team

“Connecting in Brand New Ways”

Elyse Dashew

“Keep the Kindness Going”

Tracy Custer

“Chromebook Window”

Amy McNelis

“I Need Visibility”

Lauren Fowler

“Not Defined by a Building”

Earnest Winston

“Lessons to Last a Lifetime”

Choncy Holman

“The Lunch Man”

Madeline Holly-Carothers

“Fires Every Day”

Ronny Reddig

“Learning New Things”

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