Ellerbe Middle School recently recognized four of its teachers and principal for achieving advanced degrees or certification.
Michele Cochran, 6th grade Language Arts teacher, and Alison Wilson, 8th grade Language Arts teacher, earned their Master’s degrees in Middle Grades Education from UNC-Charlotte in December.
Andry Paz, ESL teacher, earned her Master’s in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Greensboro College in May.
Cassandra Crump, media specialist, received National Board certification in Library Media in November. She is the first Ellerbe Middle faculty member to achieve such an honor.
Principal Melvin Ingram said, “The teachers at Ellerbe Middle are committed to excellence. We are very proud of all four of these ladies and their commitment to success!”
Also, on Dec. 14, in the Matthews Chamber Building, Melvin L. Ingram, Jr., principal of Ellerbe Middle School, received his diploma in commemoration of his completion of the requirements for the Ed.S degree from Wingate University. He plans to continue his work on his doctoral capstone in pursuit of his Doctorate in Educational Leadership.