NC NTSP Teams

Jason Miller

July 29, 2021
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Biography: For over 14 years, Jason Miller has been an educator and administrator in the NC Public School system. His most recent appointment was a principalship in Buncombe County Schools.  His school administration experience includes grades Kindergarten through 6th grade.   As a teacher/band director, Mr. Miller taught grades 6th through 12th.  In 2014, he was named…

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Todd Stephan

July 29, 2021
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Biography: Born and raised in South-Central Connecticut, I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College and Master’s in Mathematics from Southern Connecticut State University.  From there, my educational career began teaching high school mathematics.  During my 8-year tenure teaching a variety of math courses, I completed a 6th Year Degree in Educational Leadership…

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Manda Stegall, Instructional Coach

March 9, 2021
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Biography: Manda Stegall began her journey in education as an Exceptional Children’s teacher in Iredell-Statesville Schools. Since 2005 she has served as a school and district level Instructional Coach at elementary, middle, and high school levels in Iredell-Statesville Schools, Catawba County Schools, and Newton-Conover City Schools.  Manda has led research-based professional development through the North…

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Paige Laurain, Instructional Coach

March 9, 2021
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Biography: Paige Laurain is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University and is currently licensed in 6-12 Mathematics and Science with a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Her primary role has been teaching high school math with a focus on alignment, rigor, and data-driven instruction. Paige has worked as an…

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Erica Gregory, Instructional Coach

March 9, 2021
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Biography: Erica Gregory began her career as a first-grade teacher with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. During her time with CMS, Erica had the unique opportunity to teach every grade level 1st-6th.  After leaving the classroom Erica transitioned into a host of positions including K-6 Math Facilitator, MTSS & Title I Coordinator, PD Facilitator, and Principal Designee.…

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Meghan Frazier, Instructional Coach

March 9, 2021
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Biography: Meghan Frazier holds a BA in English and Technical Writing from California State University Long Beach and a Masters of School Administration from UNC Charlotte. She started teaching high school English in 2003 as a lateral entry teacher after a career as a writer in the motorsports and automotive industries. Meghan taught all levels…

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Jackie Aponte, Instructional Coach

March 5, 2021
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Jacqueline Aponte Cheek: The first in her family to have the opportunity to graduate from a traditional high school and apply to college, Jacqueline’s interest in education was always grounded in a desire to work toward a more equitable education system. As an educator, she first served as an instructor and program assistant for an…

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Melanie Smith, Regional Director

March 5, 2021
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Melanie is the NCNTSP Regional Director for NC State. As well, she is a clinical educator in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in NC State’s College of Education. She coordinates and teaches in the Curriculum and Developmental Supervision graduate program which prepares teacher leaders who want to engage their colleagues in professional…

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Kim Davis, Lead Instructional Coach

March 4, 2021
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 Kim Davis began her career in education as an elementary teacher in Clemson, SC after working in the Information Technology field. She earned her undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University, elementary education certification from Southern Wesleyan University, and master’s degree from East Carolina University in Instructional Technology.  Kim taught both elementary and middle school for…

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Myra Watson, Regional Director

March 4, 2021
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In addition to her role as Regional Director for North Carolina New Teacher Support Program, Myra Watson is faculty in the Birth-Kindergarten Program and Associate Director of the School of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University. Before working in higher education, she taught kindergarten for 9…

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