Staff Directory

Office Staff

Kirkland, David

Principal

Website | Email | david_kirkland@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNC-Greensboro - Elem. Ed....UNC-Chapel Hill, MSA...Gardner Webb Univ., Ed.S.

Beam, Mary

Assistant Principal

Email | mary_beam@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | College of Charleston Undergrad, UNCW Grad, Major= Biology, Minor=Women's Studies, Assistant Principal

Bland, Sara

Email | sara_bland@pender.k12.nc.us

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Nichols, Janice

Email | janice_nichols@pender.k12.nc.us

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Kindergarten

Cotten, Carla

Kindergarten Teacher

Website | Email | carla_cotten@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNC-Wilmington, Elem. Ed./History, Kindergarten

Matthews, Amanda

Kindergarten Teacher

Website | Email | amanda_matthews@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, Kindergarten

McCall, Alicia

Kindergarten Teacher

Website | Email | alicia_mccall@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | East Carolina University B.S.; UNCW M.Ed. , Elementary Education, K-1 Combo Class

Rogers, Britney

Kindergarten Teacher

Website | Email | britney_rogers@pender.k12.nc.us

Info |University of North Carolina Wilmington,Elementary Education,Kindergarten

First Grade

Hair, Laura

1st Grade Teacher

Website | Email | laura_hair@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Appalachian State University, Elementary Education, 1st Grade

Harris, Kali

1st Grade Teacher

Website | Email | kali_harris@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | University of North Carolina Wilmington, Elementary Education, First Grade

McCall, Alicia

1st Grade Teacher

Website | Email | alicia_mccall@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | East Carolina University B.S.; UNCW M.Ed. , Elementary Education, K-1 Combo Class

Norris, Matthew

1st Grade Teacher

Website | Email | matthew_norris@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, First Grade

Second Grade

Duncan, Julia

2nd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | julia_duncan@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Elementary Education, 2nd Grade

Howard, Krystal

2nd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | krystal_howard@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | ECU - Undergrad and UNCW - Graduate, Elementary Education, 2/3 Combo

Rupnik, Mark

2nd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | mark_rupnik@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Theil College/UNCW, ART/Education, 2nd Grade

Shipp, Elizabeth

2nd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | elizabeth_shipp@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, B.A., 2nd Grade

Sutton, Teresa

2nd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | teresa_sutton@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Elementary Education (K-6), 2nd Grade

Third Grade

Burnett, Colleen

3rd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | colleen_burnett@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | East Carolina University, Elementary Education, Third Grade

House, Tanya

3rd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | tanya_house@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, Third Grade

Howard, Krystal

3rd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | krystal_howard@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | ECU - Undergrad and UNCW - Graduate, Elementary Education, 2/3 Combo

Miller, Hannah

3rd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | hannah_miller@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | East Carolina University, Elementary Education, 3rd Grade

Parker, Traci

3rd Grade Teacher

Website | Email | traci_parker@pender.k12.nc.us

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Fourth Grade

Bass, Haylea

4th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | haylea_bass@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | CFCC and UNCW, Elementary Education, 4th Grade

Driscoll, Maureen

4th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | maureen_driscoll@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Wingate(Undergrade) UNC-Charlotte( Masters), Elementary Education, Special Education General Curriculum , Fourth Grade

Hartzell, Kimberly

4th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | kimberly_hartzell@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Campbell University, Education, Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Biersbach, Melissa

5th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | melissa_chinn@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Bachelor's in Elementary Education, 5th Grade

King- Jacobs, Paula

5th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | paula_king@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNC-Wilmington and Gardner-Webb, Elementary Education and Masters in Executive Leadership, 5th Grade

Radcliff, Marie

5th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | marie_radcliff@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, 5th Grade

Yount, Kathy

5th Grade Teacher

Website | Email | kathy_yount@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | East Carolina University, Elementary Ed K-6, Concentration Reading Licensure K-12, 5th Grade

Exceptional Children

Cain, Cheryl

Exceptional Children Teacher

Website | Email | cheryl_cain@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNC-W, Special Education, Special Education- Resource 4-5

Ghyzel, Allison

Exceptional Children Teacher

Website | Email | allison_ghyzel@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | State University of New York at Fredonia/State University of New York at Brockport, Undergraduate - Childhood Inclusive Education/Graduate - Literacy, Grades 3-5 EC

Younginer, Mary

Exceptional Children Teacher

Website | Email | mary_younginer@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Columbia College, University of Phoenix, Fine Art/Special Education, K-2 EC Structured Behavior Classroom

Siddons, Bethany

Exceptional Children Teacher

Website | Email | bethany_siddons@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | North Carolina Wesleyan, Psychology, K-3 Resource Teacher

Specialists

Huckaby, Amber

Teacher

Website | Email | amber_huckaby@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Longwood University, Art Education, Art K-5

Kirkland, Jennifer

Music Teacher

Website | Email | jennifer_kirkland@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Music Education, Music K-5

Taylor, Melissa

Media Specialist/STEAM Facilitator

Website | Email | melissa_taylor@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Monmouth University, Elementary Education/Psychology, Media Specialist/STEAM Facilitator K-5

Wirszyla, John

Teacher

Website | Email | john_wirszyla@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | SUNY Brockport (BS, MS), University of South Carolina (PhD), Physical Education K-12, Curriculum and Instruction, K-5 Physical Education, Adjunct Faculty, UNCW

Teacher Assistants

Batts, Linda

Teacher Assistant

Website | Email | linda_batts@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | CFCC, Business Administration, First Grade

Bonham, Leah

Teacher

Website | Email | leah_bonham@pender.k12.nc.us

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Coleman, Chanel

Teacher Assistant

Email | chanel_coleman@pender.k12.nc.us

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Garcia, Jennifer

Teacher Assistant

Email | jennifer_garcia@pender.k12.nc.us

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Holly, Robbie

Teacher Assistant

Email |robbie_holly@pender.k12.nc.us

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Lee, Ramona

Teacher Assistant

Email | ramona_lee@pender.k12.nc.us

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Lee, Roberta

Teacher Assistant

Email | roberta_lee@pender.k12.nc.us

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Miles, Latonya

Teacher Assistant

Email | latonya_miles@pender.k12.nc.us

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Newton, Connie

Teacher Assistant

Email | connie_newton@pender.k12.nc.us

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Pickett, Amorie

Teacher Assistant

Email | amorie_pickett@pender.k12.nc.us

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Pridgen, Kimberly

Email | kimberly_pridgen@pender.k12.nc.us

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Student Support

Greenoe, Holly

Student Support Specialist/Title 1

Website | Email | holly_greenoe@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education and Literacy, Reading

Hardee, Barbara

Tutor

Website | Email | barbara_hardee@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW, Elementary Education, Math Tutor Grades 3-5

Harrison, Shelly

Nurse

Email | shelly_harrison@pender.k12.nc.us

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Insco, Michelle

ESL Teacher

Website | Email | michelle_insco@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNCW / Grand Canyon University, Bachelors of Education / Masters of Education - TESOL, ESL

Kays-Townsend, Lori

School Counselor

Website | Email | lori_kays-townsend@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Appalachian State University, Masters in Community Counseling, School Counselor

LaFon, Tracy

21st Century Learning Tutor

Email | tracy_lafon@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | UNC Wilmington, English, Supplement Language Arts/Title 1

Pender, Karen

Speech Pathologist

Email | karen_pender@pender.k12.nc.us

Info | Appalachian State University, Communication Disorders, Speech Language Pathologist