• Pre-K Team

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    Meet the Team!

    Lee Anne Smith — lsmith13@wcpss.net Website Twitter Instructional Assistant: Linda Johnson

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    Ms. Smith: Lee Anne earned her Bachelors of Arts in Elementary & Special Education from Carlow University in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the last ten years, she has taught students with disabilities in the self-contained classroom setting. It is her passion to create progressive plans for each student, collaborate closely with families to ensure understanding and comfort, and to ease the transition into the education setting for each child. She is thrilled to continue to establish a well structured program and to be a part of the White Oak Elementary School family. Lee Anne lives in Durham with her wife and family of animals.

    Degrees/Certifications: Bachelors of Arts - Elementary & Special Education

    Ms. Johnson: My name is Linda Johnson I live in Holly Springs with my husband and 2 teenagers. I earned my degree from Western Carolina University and worked in special education for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools before moving to Wake County to raise a family. I worked in the Wake County Infant Toddler program before joining the school system in early 2015. I am looking forward to another great year at White Oak Elementary.

    Degrees/Certifications: Western Carolina University - Bachelors of Science in Child Development and Family Services. Certified Infant Toddler Family Specialist.


    Marni Ostrander — mostrander@wcpss.net Website Twitter Instructional Assistant: Julia Williams

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    Ms. Ostrander: I live in Apex with my husband and 3 kids.  This is my 12th year teaching.

    Degrees/Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Master's degree in Elementary Education, National Board Certified.

    Ms. Williams: Hello! My name is Julia Williams. I moved to North Carolina from Atlanta in the fall of 2015. I am excited to be back in Pre-K this year! In my spare time, I love to read, run, and bake.  I’m looking forward to a wonderful school year!

    Degrees/Certifications: B.A., Political Science, Emory College. J.D., University of Georgia School of Law