Staff Directory


Charles A Fuller - Principal


Dr. Fuller has been an educator for 32 years, the first 16 of those as a science teacher.  After transitioning into administration, he served as the principal of Franklinton High School in Franklin County for almost 10 years.  Most recently, he held the position of Director of Secondary Education in Franklin County, working directly with all of the middle and high schools, primarily in the area of curriculum and instruction but in various other capacities as well.  Mr. Fuller received his Bachelor of Science from Appalachian State University majoring in health and physical education with a minor in physics.  He then earned his Master of School Administration degree from UNC-Greensboro.  Recently, he received a  degree of Educational Doctorate in the area of Administration and Supervision from N.C. State University.  Mr. Fuller and his wife, Veronica, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.  They are blessed to have in our lives a son and a daughter, and her husband.

mwilsonMelissa Wilson
- Assistant Principal

Mrs. Wilson taught middle grades science and social studies in La Grange, NC after earning her Bachelors in Agricultural Education from NC State University. She obtained her Masters in School Administration at ECU through the NC Principal Fellows Program and served as an administrator at the high school and elementary levels for six years in Greenville, NC prior to relocating to Raleigh with her family in 2015. Mrs. Wilson and her husband are the proud parents of twins, Lauren and Jackson, as well as Emmett the dog. She’s a bonafide fan of Harry Potter, having lost count of how many times she’s read the series, and she holds out hope that her children will attend Hogwarts one day.

Erica Prentice - Assistant Principaleprentice.16145120_std


Mrs. Prentice received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education (K-6) with a concentration in Environmental Science from the University of Wyoming and her Master's Degree in School Administration as a Principal Fellow from North Carolina State University. Mrs. Prentice has served a third grade teacher and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Coordinator/Coach Coordinator for Wake County Public Schools. She served as the first STEAM Curriculum Coordinator for Envision Science Academy, completed a full-time Administrative Internship at ESA and then transitioned in to the Assistant Principal role in 2017. In addition to her educational positions, Mrs. Prentice has served as a member of NC Department of Public Instruction’s NC STEM Review Team, led school, district and state-wide professional development and has written and published STEM/STEAM curriculum. Mrs. Prentice and her husband, Bill, are proud parents of two young boys.

Support Staff
Roland, Billie KayAdministrative Assistant   
Ruffin, ArtinaAdministrative Assistant   
Sipala, NatalieCounselor   
Burton, EthanCurriculum Coordinator   
Alston, JamesCustodian
Hargrove, JohnnyCustodian
Serpe, DodyData/Finance Manager   
Hewlett, SusanLiteracy   
Fuller, VeronicaNurse   
Merritt, NanetteNurse   
Boykin, ConnieOffice Assistant   
Northrup, AllisonTechnology Assistant   
Stanford, ChrisTechnology Manager   
Teaching Staff
Ecton, DonnaKindergartenEnglish & Social Studies    
Walters, DawnKindergartenEnglish & Social Studies    
Mitchell, MeganKindergartenMath & Science    
Plunkett, KathrynKindergartenMath & Science    
Bailey, KathyFirst GradeEnglish & Social Studies    
Jenny, VictoriaFirst GradeEnglish & Social Studies    
Graham, HeatherFirst GradeMath & Science    
Verunac, TaraFirst GradeMath & Science    
Edmunds, Sara KathrynKindergarten & First GradeTeaching Assistant    
Crain, AnnaSecond GradeEnglish & Social Studies    
Thilman, JoannSecond GradeEnglish & Social Studies    
Cunningham, AnnaSecond GradeMath & Science    
Navarro, MichelleSecond GradeMath & Science    
Braszo, LaurenThird GradeEnglish   
Robinson, AmeliaThird GradeMath   
Lecza, SherylThird GradeScience & Social Studies   
Otis, SarahThird GradeWriting   
Deutsch, SaraFourth GradeEnglish    
Long, JenniferFourth GradeMath    
Isham, RichardFourth GradeScience & Social Studies    
Cottrell, SaraFourth GradeSTEAM    
Mehm, AnnaMarieFifth GradeEnglish & Social Studies   
Pierce, MirandaFifth GradeMath    
Heiniger, CareyFifth GradeScience    
Brown, SpencerElementaryArt    
Xia, IreneElementaryMandarin    
Walton, JodieElementaryMusic    
Ziminski, MattElementaryPhysical Education & Athletic Director   
Prentice, BillLower ElementarySTEAM    
Bland, TerryMiddle SchoolEnglish, Drama   
Crowther, TeresaMiddle SchoolEnglish    
Sheely, AmberMiddle SchoolEnglish, Journalism/Broadcasting   
Murphy, TaKiraMiddle SchoolMath    
Pianelli, JenniferMiddle SchoolMath    
Scherrer, TamaraMiddle SchoolMath    
Drew, YvonneMiddle SchoolSocial Studies, World History   
Hoag, WesleyMiddle SchoolSocial Studies, PE, World History   
Byrd, JenniferMiddle SchoolScience   
Wilson, ColeMiddle SchoolScience, Earth Environmental Science   
Glace, LeanneMiddle SchoolArt   
Wang, BellaMiddle SchoolMandarin    
Riddle, PaulaMiddle SchoolMusic, Band   
Hood, AndriaMiddle SchoolPE & Health    
McClintock, BrianMiddle SchoolPE & Health    
Swain, MatthewMiddle SchoolSTEAM    
Exceptional Children
Snyder, JenniferEC Director   
Bakker, JenniferEC Teacher   
Everitte, CassondraEC Teacher   
Itejere, ChelseyEC Teacher   
Phillips, KellyEC Teacher   
Thacker, JanetEC Teacher   
Carlton, SonjiEC Teaching Assistant   
Carter, AbbieEC Teaching Assistant   
Houchins, CatherineEC Teaching Assistant