Mr. Blaine Clark, Principal

Phone: 919-881-4940

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Mr. Blaine Clark, Principal

Mr. Clark was born in upstate NY. His family moved to NC when he was in 4th grade, so he considers himself a North Carolinian. He has worked in education for over 25 years, graduating with a B.S. in Elementary Education from UNC-Greensboro and a Masters in School Administration from N.C. State.  He began his career as a teacher and earned his AIG and National Board Certification. He has had opportunities to work with students in some capacity from grades K-6. After teaching for 14 years, Mr. Clark served as assistant principal at Millbrook Elementary for 5 ½ years before becoming the principal at Root in April 2013. Mr. Clark is married with 4 boys. He enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, and exercising. Being from NY, he is a huge Syracuse Orange and New York Yankees fan. It is important to him that the Root community works together to meet the needs of all of its students, striving to ensure that they enjoy a productive, positive experience while attending Root Elementary.  

 

Ms. Kendra Fisher, Assistant Principal

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Ms. Kendra Fisher, Assistant Principal

Originally from Illinois, Ms. Fisher graduated from Purdue University with an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. She has experience teaching 3rd and 5th grades. She also served as a PLC Coach for Chapel Hill Carrboro-City Schools. Ms. Fisher received a Master of School Administration degree in 2014 with UNC-Chapel Hill and was a part of the NC Principal Fellows Program. Ms. Fisher is passionate about building relationships with all stakeholders and inspiring them to see their potential. Outside of school, she enjoys cooking, the NC Symphony, and spending time with her sweet boxer, Parker Jane!