Beaverdam Elementary Administration
Stacie McGuirt, Principal
I am humbled and honored to serve as principal of Beaverdam Elementary. I prioritize meaningful collaboration with staff, families and our community to ensure the success of every student, every day.
I was born in Ohio and moved to Raleigh when I started middle school. After graduating from Leesville Road High School, I attended Western Carolina University where I earned my Bachelor of Science degree. I started my teaching career as a fifth grade teacher and I soon realized how passionate I was about using the best strategies and differentiated lessons to grow my students. I continued my education at North Carolina Central University where I earned my Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
I spent 12 years teaching at the elementary level. During my time in the classroom, I taught fifth, fourth, and second grades, as well as kindergarten. I served as a mentor for beginning teachers and enjoyed collaborating with my team on how best to serve our students. In the Fall of 2013, I became an Instructional Resource Teacher at Reedy Creek Elementary School which prepared me to pursue administration.
I completed my school administration licensure in June of 2018 and started my administrative career at Lufkin Road Middle School. I served as the assistant principal at Lufkin for four years and during that time was able to support all three grade levels. While I am sad to be leaving the Lufkin community that I have grown to love, I am very excited to start building and growing new relationships with you all at Beaverdam.
On a personal note, I have been married to my husband, Regan, for over 20 years and together we have three beautiful children. Carson will start his freshman year of high school this fall, Claire has just begun fifth grade and Coen is preparing for readiness kindergarten. On top of that, we have a stubborn French Bulldog named Bromaine who we enjoy taking to the beach.
Please know how serious and committed I am to serving our students, staff, families, and the greater community. I look forward to collaborating and partnering with families and I will work to schedule an opportunity to meet with you all in the coming weeks.
I am deeply grateful and honored to serve as an assistant principal at Beaverdam. As a leader, my goal is to create a safe, grace-filled space where each person is loved, valued, listened to, and empowered to grow. I want all to experience opportunities for joy, significance, and belonging here at Beaverdam.This is my tenth year serving in public education in North Carolina. I served the first 8.5 years in Durham Public Schools as a Spanish teacher, elementary classroom teacher, and magnet coordinator at Club Blvd. Humanities Magnet School, principal resident at Merrick-Moore Elementary School, and assistant principal at E.K. Powe Elementary School. Over the last year, I have served as an assistant principal at Northwoods Elementary School in Cary and as a customer success manager for an education technology company. I am a fourth generation educator. I grew up in Asheboro, NC, and came to the RDU area for college at UNC-Chapel Hill (Go Heels!). I earned my Master of School Administration program from NC State University, and I am currently enrolled in a doctoral program there. My wife, Elizabeth (a Wake County graduate), is a third grade teacher in Durham, and we are expecting our first child in March! Please do not hesitate to reach out to me with any questions or concerns you may have, and follow me on Twitter at @MrWLamb. I look forward to partnering with you to ensure the growth and success of all our students, staff, and families at Beaverdam.