Beginning Teacher Development & Support
Our Team

Renee Golz, Director of Beginning Teacher Support & Development

980-343-0820

Lynda Bakeman, Senior Administrative Secretary
EMAIL
980-343-2802

Tracy Edwards, Professional Development Specialist
EMAIL
980-343-2687

Kristen Hackl, Title I Coordinator, New Teacher Suport


John Lester, Title I Coordinator, New Teacher Support


Kate McNally, Professional Development Coordinator
EMAIL
980-343-2804

LaPonda Parker, Professional Development Specialist
EMAIL
980-343-2820

Lilla Sexton, Professional Development Non-Instructional Support Specialist
EMAIL
980-343-5366

Sharon Wilson, Professional Development Specialist
EMAIL
980-343-5403

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The vision of the Teacher Professional Development Department
is that every CMS student has a highly effective teacher. 
 Our mission is to improve teaching and learning in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools through research-based professional learning that is aligned with the district's strategic goals.