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.

Ronny Reddig

“Learning New Things”

Lauren Fowler

“Not Defined by a Building”

Virtually Unstoppable

“Bridging the Technology Gap”

Transportation Team

“We Were Rolling”

Madeline Holly-Carothers

“Fires Every Day”

Magnet Programs Team

“Connecting in Brand New Ways”

Tracy Custer

“Chromebook Window”

Christine Tymes

“Not What I Thought”

Amy McNelis

“I Need Visibility”

Stephanie Donnis

“Healing the Wound”

Angela Blue

“More than Enough”

Zabrina Stephens

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

Elyse Dashew

“Keep the Kindness Going”

Earnest Winston

“Lessons to Last a Lifetime”

Joyce Preston

“Honored to Serve”

Choncy Holman

“The Lunch Man”

Lexi Valentinas

“Keeping Relationships”

David Milligan

“Loss & Resilience”

Kim Tuttle

“I Have Seen Students Thrive”

Madia Medico

“An Unfinished Story”

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