Extended Content Support I Teacher

Mrs. Petra Spinnati

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education- Ohio University Master of Education:Special Education)- Ohio University. Qualified Teacher Status - QTS in UK Crisis Prevention and Intervention Certified

Extended Content Support II Teacher

 Laura Turner

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Fine Arts- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Masters of Teaching: Special Education- North Carolina State University Elementary Education K-6 license Special Education K-12 license Adapted Curriculum K-12 license Art K-12 license

Laura Turner

Extended Content Support I Instructional Assistant

Ms. Jenny Cecil

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Degrees and Certifications:

Associates Degree in Early Childhood- Pitt Community College. Bachelors of Science: Early Childhood Education- Mount Olive College. Masters of Education: Special Education- North Carolina Central University (In progress) Recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Highly Qualified Instructional Assistant.

Ms. Jenny Cecil

This will be Ms. Cecil's fourth year at Lake Myra. She loves making connections and building relationships with students and their families. Ms. Cecil enjoys seeing the growth and success of the students she works with. When Ms. Cecil is not at school, she loves traveling (prior to COVID) and working out. Her favorite books is The Very Hungry Caterpillar. 

"Happiness is not something ready made."- Unknown

Extended Content Support I- Instructional Assistant

Mr. Justin Paul

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science: English- University of North Carolina Wilmington AA Liberal Arts- SCCU Recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Highly Qualified Instructional Assistant.

Mr. Justin Paul

Mr. Paul has been at Lake Myra and part of the Extended Content Support Program Team for 1.5 years. He loves helping children reach their full potential. When Mr. Paul is not at school, he loves reading and listening to music. His favorite books is Leaves of Grass by Whitman. 

 

"It isn't where you came from, it's where you're going that counts."- Ella Fitzgerald

Extended Content Support II- Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Amber Bowens

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Bachelors of Science: Speech Pathology and Audiology- University of Cincinnati Recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Highly Qualified Instructional Assistant.

Mrs. Amber Bowens

Ms. Bowens is a former Speech and Language Pathologist and since retirement, she has been supporting Lake Myra in a variety of ways (long term subbing, short term subbing and volunteering) over the past eight years. This past year, Mrs. Bowens decided to join the Lake Family permanently as an Instructional Assistant. She could not stay away! Children are Mrs. Bowen's passion. I enjoy seeing the children learn new things and she especially loves the hugs she gets. When Mrs. Bowen's is not at school, she enjoys watching TV. and relaxing with a cup of coffee. Mrs. Bowen's especially loves music. She is currently a vocalist with an R&B band, but due to COVID they are currently on a break. Mrs. Bowen's favorite book is Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. 

 

"Seek to understand then to be understood."- Stephen Covey

 

Extended Content Support II- Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Katelyn Ballance

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Recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Highly Qualified Instructional Assistant.

Mrs. Katelyn Ballance

This is Mrs. Ballance's first year at the Lake, however she has been an Instructional Assistant in WCPSS and Special Education Services for several years. Mrs. Ballance loves watching the students grow and learn. When she is not at school, Mrs. Ballance spends time with her husband and their dog, Murphy. Mrs. Ballance's favorite book is The Stars are Fire by Anita Shrere. 

 

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."