McCrory names teacher advisors

rchristensen@newsobserver.comNovember 4, 2013 

With teachers staging a "walk-in'' at several schools across North Carolina and Senate leader Phil Berger warning of "bully tactics'' by teachers, Gov. Pat McCrory Monday released the names of his teachers advisory committee.

They are Elizabeth Jones, an eighth grade science teacher from Roland Grise Middle in New Hanover County who will serve as chair. Also Rebecca Bishop, a third grade teacher at Franklinton Elementary, George Brunetti, a kindergarten teacher at Burgaw Elementary School in Pender County, Alton Campbell a sixth grade math and science teacher at Ayden Middle School in Pitt County, Dorothy Case, a history teacher at North Henderson High School, Kristin Cubbage, a multi-classroom leader at Ashley Park pre-K-9 agin Project L.I.F.T of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools; and Diana de los Santos, a math teacher at Maureen Joy Charter School in Durham County.

Also Margaret Feldman, an eighth grade language arts teacher at Salem Middle School in Wake county; DeAnna Foust-Platt, a middle school English language arts teacher at Ray Street Academy in Alamance-Burlington Schools, Rene Herrick, a math teacher at Fuquay-Varina Elementary, Andrew Hodges, an English teacher at Gray Stone Day School in Stanly County, Ashley Jackson, an English language arts teacher at Ranson I.B. Middle School in Mecklenburg County, and Tracey Jones, an elementary teacher at Bearfield Elementary in Hertford County.

Also Sharon Markofski, a math teacher at Mooresville High School in Iredell County, Maureen McClure, a history and English teacher at Hayesville High School in Clay County, Brett Noble, an 11th grade American literature teacher at KIPP Gaston College Preparatory in Halifax County, Anna Outlaw, a math teacher in Duplin County, and William Sorenson, a technology teacher at South Stanly High School in Norwood.

Also Will Talley, a band teacher at Asheville High School, Carol Wicker, an English teacher at Wakefield High School in Wake County, Karyn Dickerson, an English teacher at Grimsley High School in Greensboro, Darcy Grimes, an instructional technology facilitator at Bethel and Mabel elementary schools in Watauga County, Jennifer Currin, an online teacher in New Hanover County, and Leslie Fetzer, an online teacher in Wake County.

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