Ms. McCollum is excited to be a part of the Millbrook Environmental Connections Elementary School community, which he joined in January of 2022.
Ms. McCollum grew up in Huntersville, NC and attended Winston-Salem State University where she studied Elementary Education. After graduating, she moved to New Orleans, Louisiana to join the Teach For America Corps. In New Orleans she taught a variety of subjects in 4th - 6th grades at schools in the Mid-city and 7th ward communities. During that time, she coached girls' basketball, started a club "Strong Like a Girl," and taught a flag dance group. In 2016, she moved to Raleigh to attend NC State to earn a Master's of School Administration. Most recently Ms. McCollum served as the proud 6th grade Assistant Principal at West Cary Middle School for three and a half years. She currentlyis earning her Doctorate of Educational Leadership at NC State.
In her free time, Ms. McCollum enjoys spending time with her sister, parents, and hosts of extended family and friends. She enjoys watching documentaries, listening to live music, traveling, and hiking.