Monday, Mar 27th

Last update:12:41:11 AM GMT

Lenoir County Public Schools: About LCPS Elementary Schools Teachers become students to secure advanced degrees

Teachers become students to secure advanced degrees

E-mail Print PDF

While more than 600 LCPS seniors were working toward that high school diploma they received earlier this month, several faculty members at district schools were securing advanced degrees.

Congratulations to these recent graduates who practice what they preach about the value of education:

-- Melissa Lynch, digital learning specialist at Moss Hill Elementary School, Masters of School Administration from East Carolina University. Mrs. Lynch was a teacher in first and third grades for 10 years before becoming the curriculum specialist at Moss Hill. She has been in her current position for two years. Mrs. Lynch previously earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from N.C. State University (2002) and a Master of Arts in teaching (Elementary Education) from ECU in 2003.

-- Joseph Noble, agriculture education teacher at South Lenoir High School, Masters of School Administration (with certification as a curriculum instructional specialist) from East Carolina University. Mr. Nobel has been on the faculty at South Lenoir since 1996. He earned Bachelor of Science degrees from N.C. State University in extension education (1996) and agriculture education (1999) and a Master of Science Education degree from North Carolina A&T State University (2006).

-- Nikki Sasser, fourth grade teacher at La Grange Elementary, Masters of School Administration from East Carolina University. Mrs. Sasser has been with LCPS for 10 years, the past four at La Grange. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a Masters of Science in elementary education from ECU.

-- Amy White, fifth grade math teacher at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School, Masters of Adult Education from East Carolina University. Ms. White joined LCPS in 2005, teaching at Contentnea Elementary and in her current position. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education (2004), a Masters of Education in elementary education (2005) and a masters of administration and supervision (2013), all from ECU.

-- Kristian Dawson-Chadwick, fifth grade teacher at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School, Masters in Education in adult education. Ms. Dawson-Chadwick also holds three other degrees from ECU – a Bachelor of Science in elementary education (1998), a Masters in Education in elementary education (2006) and a Masters of School Administration (2013).

-- Christine Tilghman, seventh grade English/language arts teacher at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School, AIG certification from UNC-Wilmington. Ms. Tilghman has been at CSS for six years; previously, she taught and worked as a literacy coach in Duplin County. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UNC-Wilmington and earned graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction and in educational administration from Grand Canyon University.

-- Sabrina Goodall, pre-K teacher at La Grange Elementary, Master of Arts in teaching from Grand Canyon University. Ms. Goodall began her teaching career at Southeast Elementary in 2007 and came to La Grange four years ago. Prior to teaching, she was an instructional assistant for LCPS pre-K for 14 years.

graduates