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Our Mission

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's (NCDPI) English Language Arts (ELA) Team supports educators in providing rigorous, equitable learning opportunities so that all students become resilient and literate citizens.

Our Work

The NCDPI ELA Team provides Public School Units (PSUs) with support related to ELA standards, curriculum, and instruction. Contact the NCDPI ELA Team for more information.

Our Team

Teresa is the Administrative Specialist for ELA & Languages. Teresa has over 31 years experience working for DPI in different sections and on various projects.

Mary is a Grades K-5 ELA Consultant. She has over 19 years of experience as a teacher, literacy specialist, administrator, district instructional coach, and consultant. Mary is bilingual and has ESL experience. Mary holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and a B.S. in Elementary Education.

(984) 236-2833

(984) 236-2848


Kelly is a Grades 6-8 ELA Consultant. She has over 13 years of experience as a teacher, instructional coach, MTSS Coordinator, and consultant. Kelly holds an M.Ed. in Secondary English and a B.S. in English, Creative Writing.

Stacy is a Grades 9-12 ELA Consultant. She has over 13 years experience in education as a high school teacher, instructional coach, and consultant. Stacy holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, an M.S. in Literacy K-12, and a B.A. in Secondary English Education.

(984) 236-2832

(984) 236-2829