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CMS names new principals 7.13.21

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Earnest Winston announced four new principal appointments at tonight's Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education meeting.

Marc Angerer.jpgMarc Angerer was named the principal at South Mecklenburg High. He has been the principal at Bruns Avenue Elementary since 2017. Angerer was a principal at Carmel Middle from 2008 to 2017. He was an assistant principal at Wilson Middle from 2007 to 2008 and at Carmel Middle from 2006 to 2007. He was a teacher at Carmel Middle from 2002 to 2006 and at Smithfield Elementary from 1998 to 2002.

Angerer earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, and a master's degree in educational leadership/curriculum specialist from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

Casey Jones.jpgCasey Jones was named the principal at Olympic High. He has been the principal at West Mecklenburg High since 2014. Jones was an aspiring principal at Harlem Renaissance High/New York City Leadership Academy in New York, N.Y., from 2008 to 2009. He was a teacher, testing coordinator, data specialist and inquiry team lead at the New York City Department of Education, Long Island City, N.Y., from 2005 to 2008. He also was an analyst at Accenture in New York from 1999 to 2003.   

Jones earned a bachelor's degree in information technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y. He earned a master's degree in education from St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.  

Dwight Thompson.jpegDwight Thompson was named the principal at Renaissance West STEAM Academy. Thompson has been the principal at Tuckaseegee Elementary since 2019. He was an assistant principal at Albemarle Road Elementary from 2015 to 2019 and at Sun Valley Elementary in Union County Public Schools from 2013 to 2015. Thompson was a resident principal at Westerly Hills Academy from 2012 to 2013. He was a teacher at University Park Creative Arts Elementary from 2008 to 2011 and Calvin Wiley Elementary in Guilford County Schools from 2006 to 2008.

Thompson earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He earned master's degrees in elementary education at Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, N.C., and in school administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Tonya Faison.jpgTonya Faison was named the principal at the Virtual Middle School. Faison has been the principal at James Martin Middle since 2014. She was the principal at Hawthorne Academy of Health Sciences from 2013 to 2014. During her time in Wayne County Public Schools, Faison was a principal at Goldsboro High from 2011 to 2013, a career and technical education instructional management coordinator from 2009 to 2011, assistant principal at Spring Creek Elementary from 2007 to 2009, and at Norwayne Middle from 2005 to 2007, and a teacher at Goldsboro High from 1998 to 2005.

Faison earned a bachelor's degree in accounting at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro. She earned her master's and an advanced degree in educational leadership at East Carolina University, Greenville.

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