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Palisades Park
Elementary School
15321 York Road
Charlotte, NC 28278
Courier #: 493
P: 980-343-9895  |  F: 980-343-2453 
LC: Southwest
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K-5
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Principal: Philip Steffes

  • Received a Bachelor of  Arts in Early Childhood Education from UNC Charlotte in 1996
  • Received Master of School Administration from UNC Charlotte in 2004
  • This is my 16th year working as Principal in CMS.
  • Devoted Carolina Panther Fan.
  • Possess high expectations for a strong academic and fun loving environment
​    Assistant Principal: Michelle Bennett
  • Received a Bachelor of Arts in K-6 Comprehensive Education from Marshall University, 2007
  • Received Masters of Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University, 2014
  • Received Certification and K-12 Administrative License from Queens University, 2017
  • This is my 16th year in education; I have served in elementary, middle, high school and at the district level.
  • Enjoy time with my family, church, coffee, sushi, golfing and my bulldog.
  • Encourage setting lofty goals and celebrating every success along the way!

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