Executive Council

Executive Director
Dr. James Davis
PD Squared 
P.O. Box 261
Concord, NC 28026
(704) 918-8294

Chip Cathey
River Bend Middle School
4670 Oxford School Road
Claremont, NC 28610
(828) 241-2754

Dr. Kecia Rogers
Rogers-Herr Middle School
911 W. Cornwallis Rd.
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 560-3970

Kim Lynch
Crestdale Middle School
Language Arts
940 Sam Newell Road
Matthews, NC 28105
(980) 343-5755

Pam Harris
AIG Instructor
North Lincoln Middle School
1503 Amity Church Road
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 736-0262

Laura Corraro
Career & Technical Education
Broad Creek Middle School
2382 Highway 24
Newport, NC 28570
(252) 247-3135

Committees of the Board

Communications & Technology
Dwayne Squires, Chair
Open, Web Services
Open, Conference Technical
Dr. Chris Cook, Membership
Open, Awards

Pam Harris, Conference Director
Mary Newsome, Program Chair
Open, Exhibits
Kim Lynch, Kristy Bullock, Registration Chairs

Dr. James Davis, Chair
Dwayne Squires

Higher Education & Pre-Service Teachers
Dr. Jeanneine Jones, Chair, NCPOMLE President
Dr. Laurie Ramirez (App State), NCPOMLE President-elect

Professional Development
Dr. Francis Harris-Burke, Interim Chair

Dr. James Davis, Chair
NC Middle Level Journal
Advocate Newsletter
NCMLE Research

Regions Director
Kim Lynch, Chair
Region 1: Carrie Spivey (Edenton-Chowan)
Region 2: OPEN
Region 3: Jennifer Hall (Durham)
Region 4: Karen Allen (Richmond)
Region 5: Dr. Greggory Slate (Rockingham)
Region 6: Michael Williams (Cabarrus)
Region 7: Keith Hindman (Caldwell)
Region 8: OPEN

Director Contact info

State Board of Education Regional Map

Schools to Watch
Dr. Cathy Tomon, Director
Laura Corraro, Site Visits Chair
NCMLE Board Members, trained STW administrators, and key personnel


Doug Brady
Retired Music Instructor
Hickory, NC 28601

Kristy Bullock,  ex-officio
J.N. Fries
133 Stonecrest Circle
Concord, NC 28027
(704) 788-4140

Dr. Chris Cook,   ex-officio
Appalachian State University
College of Education
234E College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037
(828) 262-6062

Jeanneine Jones
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Cato College of Education 
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
(704) 687-8622

Dr. Francis Harris-Burke,  ex-officio
NC Dep. of Public Instruction
Educator Effectiveness Division
6330 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6330
(316) 517-7018

Mary Newsome
Professional Development Differentiated
P.O. Box 261
Concord, NC 28026
(980) 521-8609

Dwayne Squires
Career & Technical Education
Canton Middle School
60 Penland St.
Canton, NC 28716
(828) 646-3467

Dr. Stacey Wilson-Norman, ex-officio
Deputy Superintendent, Academics
Durham Public Schools
PO Box 30002 
Durham, NC 27702
(919) 560-3874

Dr. Cathy Tomon
Beaufort Middle School
100 Carraway Drive
Beaufort NC 28516
(252) 728-4520