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Walter G. Byers
1415 Hamilton Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
Courier #: 574
P: 980-343-6940  |  F: 980-343-6943 
LC: West
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: PreK-8
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School Leadership Team

Members of the School Leadership Team (SLT) 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 Leadership 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.

 School Leadership Team Members

​Committee Position


​Email Address

​Date Elected

Assistant PrincipalLara Harris

SLT ChairDoris Chisholm
Dean of Student
Taisha Townsend
5th-8th Grade Math Coach
Kristen Williams
AVID Coordinator
Ryann Welch

STEM Teacher
Kerrie Lalli
K TeacherErica
1st Grade Teacher
Kecia Mackey
3rd Grade Teacher
Linda Steele
4th Grade Teacher
Michelle Stallworth
5/6 Grade TeacherLea Ann Sutton
Pre-K TeacherLaura Garrett-Hayes


School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

 First Thursday of the month



October 1, 2020

November 5, 2020


December 3, 2020


January 7, 2021


Feburary 4, 2021


March 4, 2021


April 1, 2021


May 6, 2021


School Leadership Team Agendas (PDF's Only)

Sample SLT Agenda.pdf

School Leadership Team Meeting Minutes (PDF's Only)

Sample SLT Meeting Minutes.pdf


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