Dr. Mark Kenjarski

  • Dr. Kenjarski joined the staff at Partnership Elementary the first year it opened its doors in 1998.  Previous to his current role as Senior Partner, Dr. Kenjarski taught kindergarten, first grade, third grade, and served as the instructional resource teacher at Partnership. He has earned degrees from the State University of New York at Geneseo, The College of William and Mary, and North Carolina State University (twice). He has also earned National Board Certification.  Dr. Kenjarski enjoys being active outdoors with his family. 

Michele Tempke

  • Mrs. Tempke's background consists of instructing students for a total of 14 years, ranging from teaching kindergarten through third grade, in addition to one year of special education. She has been a Senior Partner for PMES for five years.  Prior to teaching, she worked in the field of developmental disabilities, directing staff who served individuals in group homes and provided one on one services. She is a proud graduate of East Carolina University where she obtained a Masters in School Administration. Currently, she is a student at North Carolina State University in the doctorate program for educational leadership.  Her undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. She obtained her National Board Certification in 2013. Mrs. Tempke and her husband, Roy, have two boys, Ryan 22,years of age, & Nicholas, 18 years of age, a boxer puppy, Moose.  They are devoted fans of the Carolina Hurricanes.