Principal - Vance Fishback
Mr. Fishback holds an A.S. degree from Andrew College, B.S. degree from Appalachian State, and an M.S.A. from UNCC. Prior to being named principal of the Early College, he has served as an assistant principal at Mt. Pleasant High and Mooresville Middle. He began his teaching career as a Business Education teacher at A. L. Brown High School.
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Dean of Students - Chrystal Brown
Mrs. Brown graduated from South Carolina State University with a B.S. in Mathematics and from Gardner-Webb University with M.A. in School Administration. Prior to coming to CCS she taught Math in South Carolina and in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. She has been both a Math teacher and an Assistant Principal at Concord High School and an Assistant Principal at W.R. Odell Elementary School. She is married and has three daughters, ages 4, 2, and 1.Email Mrs. Brown
School Counselor - Leslie Dianetti
Ms. Dianetti graduated from the University at Albany where she majored in Psychology and dual-minored in Education and Business Administration. She completed her graduate work at the State University of New York College at Brockport and earned her M.S.Ed. in Counselor Education. Ms. Dianetti worked as a high school counselor for four years in New York before relocating to North Carolina and joining the staff at ECHS.
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English/Freshmen Seminar - Brooke Anderson
English III/ Freshmen Seminar
Ms. Anderson graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Secondary English Education and a minor in Nonprofit Studies. She is currently studying at East Carolina University. Prior to coming to Cabarrus County Schools, she worked for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. She is teaching English III in the fall and Sophomore Seminar in the spring.
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English/Freshmen Seminar - Margie Wiggins
English I and English II
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Ms. Wiggins is a NC Teaching Fellow and graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with degrees in English Language/Literature and Political Science. While a student at UNCG, Ms. Wiggins was involved in numerous on- and off-campus activities , including the Spartan Basketball Pep Band, Office of Admissions Spartan Tour Guides, the Dean of Students Office Undergraduate Assistant and Student Conduct Team, Office of Alumni Relations Alumni Ambassadors, University Marshals, and the Center for Creative Leadership/YMCA Black and Hispanic Young Achievers Mentorship Program. Given her enthusiasm for travel and British literature, she also took advantage of the opportunity to study abroad for a semester at the Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, UK in the fall of 2007. Following her graduation from college, she embarked on her second international adventure— this time teaching English as a Foreign Language in Iwate Prefecture, Japan for one year on the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. She returned home to NC’s Crystal Coast in the spring of 2011, where she began teaching honors and standard English I and II and honors and standard Civics and Economics in Onslow County. In her free time Ms. Wiggins enjoys reading, writing, kayaking, hiking, running, and spending time with her puppy Alice.
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Math- Angela Lane
Geometry/ Advanced Functions and Modeling (AFM)
Ms. Lane is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Secondary Education. She is teaching Geometry in the fall and Advanced Functions and modeling in the spring.
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Math - Elizabeth Thompson
Algebra I/ Algebra II
Ms.Thompson is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who graduated from Appalachian State University with a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Secondary Education. Before joining the ECHS staff, Ms.Thompson taught Algebra I and Tech Math I and II at Lake Norman High School.
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Science/Freshmen Seminar - Yolanda Blakeney
Ms. Blakeney was born and raised in SC and attended Piedmont High School in Union County, NC. Following graduation from Wingate University with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry and minors in Mathematics and Business, she taught chemistry classes at Monroe High School for 16 years. During that time, she earned NBCT in Chemistry and a Masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. Ms. Blakeney currently resides in Monroe with her son, Jamin - 13, daughter, Jamie - Appalachian State (track), and son, Issac - Duke University (football), as well as daughter, Natalie - CNA.
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Science - Jessica Parker
Earth and Environmental Science/ Biology
Ms. Parker is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Biology and Secondary Education. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent and Young Adult Life Science Education. Prior to joining the Early College High School Staff, Ms. Parker taught Honors and Regular Levels of Biology, AP Environmental Science, Earth/Environmental Science, Marine Science, and Physical Science courses at Mount Pleasant and Jay M. Robinson High Schools.
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Social Studies - Amanda Craver Hauser
Civics and Freshmen Seminar
Ms. Craver is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a bachelor's degree in History, Secondary Education.
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Social Studies - Rick Money
Civics and US History
Mr. Money graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in history. Before coming to ECHS, Mr. Money was a history teacher and coach at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville, NC.
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Exceptional Children - Emmitt Butts
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Administrative Support - Harriet Lovett
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