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Elizabeth Lane
Elementary School
121 Elizabeth Lane
Matthews, NC 28105
Courier #: 382
P: 980-343-5700  |  F: 980-343-5704 
Principal: Crystal Lail
LC: South
Bell Schedule: 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
Grades: K-5
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School Improvement Team

Members of the School Improvement Team (SIT) are directly involved in the development and monitoring of the School Improvement Plan, and as appropriate, some of the day-to-day operations of the school.

The School Improvement Team:

  • Facilitates the development of the School Improvement Plan.

  • Uses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional change.

  • Monitors, assesses, and amends the School Improvement Plan, as needed.

  • Advances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety and parent involvement goals.

  • Facilitates communication within the Professional Learning Community.

  • Builds the capacity of the school to address parent and staff concerns.

 2022-2023 School Improvement Team 

​Committee Position​Name​Email Address​Date Elected
Crystal standing
Teacher RepresentativeAshley Shoudy
Teacher RepresentativeJessica Sterling
Staff Representative
Anne Wassell
Instructional Support RepresentativeAmanda
Teacher Assistant Representative
Parent Representative-PTA PresidentStephanie Schoenen
Parent Representative 
Ann-Margret Gidley
Parent Representative
Lesle Kuykendal
Parent Representative 
Urvashi Mishra
Parent Representative 
Kimberly Orjuela

Parent Representative 

Samantha Zierler
Parent Representative 
Reyna Watson
Parent Representative
Chrissy Raver

School Improvement Team Meeting Schedule

LOCATION: Virtual Meetings - Zoom Link 
All meetings are scheduled for 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
September 8, 2022
October 12, 2022
November 9, 2022
January 11, 2023
February 15, 2023
March 15, 2023
April 19, 2023
May 17, 2023

School Improvement Team Meeting Minutes 

To access our School Improvement Plan, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes visit and use GuestS16751 as the username and password.  Guest Access will allow you, our valued stakeholders to review the School Improvement Plan, School Leadership Team members (with the date of election), Agendas, and Meeting Minutes. It will also highlight our Vision, Values, Mission, and Indicators, which are the areas of focus we will use this year to continue to enhance our school's performance.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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