• Special Education

    Meet The Team

    EBS1 Teacher: Alice Price | aprice1@wcpss.net | Assistant: Anuradha Ambi 

    Ms. Price graduated from WCU with Master's of Arts in Education. Married to Dean for 17 years and is a born North Carolinian. Just check the "accent." She has spent her career in education or mental health services for adults and children. She only has one rescue dog right now, named Tbone. She enjoys camping, reading, and any water sport.

    CCR Teacher: Ojochide Frank | ofrank@wcpss.net  

    Ms. Frank was born in Fairfax, Virginia, grew up in Nigeria, and moved to the Netherlands at 18 years old, where she completed her 13th year, in the British School in the Netherlands. She now calls North Carolina home. 
    She earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University before moving to work for General Motors, in Ohio, as a Process Engineer. She moved to North Carolina and worked as a Research Engineer before deciding to stay home and care for her children. She returned to the work force as a Building Substitute at Weatherstone Elementary School and is now one of the CCR teachers. Ms. Frank enjoys spending time with her four wonderful children and extended family members. She and her family love to travel and have visited over 20 countries including Iceland and Russia.  She also loves working on crafts, making lotions, cremes, and soaps in her spare time. 

    CCR Teacher: Shannon Jordan | sjordan3@wcpss.net  
    Ms. Jordan was born in New York, but North Carolina is my home. I have a BA degree in Sociology/Social Welfare from Winston-Salem State University and a BS degree in Child Development and Family Relations from North Carolina Central University. 
    Currently, I am pursuing licensure in K-12 Special Education.
    Prior to staring at Weatherstone, I worked in Granville County Schools as an EC Pre-K Itinerant Teacher as well as a K-2 Self-Contained Classroom Teacher. I have 20+ years of experience working in Early Childhood Education as a classroom teacher, Program Coordinator and lastly Director before transitioning to the school system. 
    I enjoy walking, reading books, and my most favorite thing to do is simply spending time with my family!

    EBSII Teacher: Julie Stacy | jstacy@wcpss.net | Twitter |Assistant: Megan Gallagher

    Mrs. Stacy is the EBS II teacher at Weatherstone and loves her job! She graduated from the University of South Florida (Go Bulls) and lived in Florida for 25 years. She does not like the cold winters of North Carolina. Mrs. Stacy is married to Steve and they have a teenage daughter, Sophie. They also have a fur baby named Indiana Jones. As a family they love to go to the beach, travel the world, go to concerts and spend time with their friends and family. I look forward to an amazing school year.

    Speech Therapist: Karen Worth | kworth@wcpss.net 

    Mrs. Worth is originally Silver Spring, Md. and has worked as a speech pathologist for many, many years. She lives with her husband and dog Joey in Cary. She has 2 college age daughters who attend NC State (Go Pack!) and UNC (Go Heels!). Mrs. Worth attended the University of Virginia (Go Hoos!) and University of Maryland (Fear the Turtle!). As you can tell, they have a house divided when it comes to sports.

    Pre-K Teacher Margo Powell | mpowell2@wcpss.net | Assistants: Amy Hall & Dianne Whiteman

    Ms. Powell is a native New Englander and proud southern transplant. She has lived in NC for 20 plus years. Margo has 6 children, Matt, Mike, Oscar, Leah, Jeni and Kyle and 2 dogs, Maya and Coco, Mr. Hobbes the guinea pig completes the loud and proud family. Margo taught in Hawaii and Germany before taking a break to raise her family. She enjoys traveling, anywhere. Margo danced with The State Ballet of Rhode Island, in her much younger years! 

    Mrs. Whiteman grew up in Raleigh, but currently lives in Apex with her husband and children. She has worked with preschoolers for many years and loves the excitement and joy that they have in exploring and learning new things. Ms. Dianne loves to be active and travel, but also enjoys relaxing with a good book. Her favorite thing to do is to spend time with her family. She is excited to be back at Weatherstone and for the new school year.
    Mrs. Hall grew up in Lakeland, FL. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education K-6 from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL and her Master’s degree in Reading Education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Mrs. Hall enjoys spending time with her husband, Brent, and son, Davis. She also enjoys hiking, yoga, cooking, biking, reading, and traveling. 

    Special Education Instructional Assistants

    Megan Gallagher has a passion for working with students, staff and families. She grew up in New York and moved to North Carolina 2 years ago. She earned her Associates Degree at Suffolk County Community College and will be going back to school for her bachelor's degree for Special Education next spring. Ms. Gallagher enjoys spending time with her fiancé David and her two dogs. Ms. Gallagher also loves to spend time with friends and family and enjoys cooking, painting, and traveling to new places. Her favorite sports teams are the New York Mets and New York Islanders. 

    Patricia Daniels: Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Ms. Daniels, is coming to Weatherstone by way of Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from Florida A&M University with a degree in Elementary Education and a degree in Criminology from Florida State University. She has been in the education field for over ten years. She has three adult children and five granddaughters. Family is very important to her. She enjoys supporting students in their learning process and observing their growth. Reading is her passion, and she loves singing and dancing when no one is watching. 

    Angela Vasquez: Mrs. Vásquez developed a passion for serving students, staff, and families after more than five years at CMS Nutrition Services, and over seven years with WCPSS’s Child Nutrition Services, but much more now as Assistant Teacher Special Program. She grew up in the Dominican Republic but now calls North Carolina home. She earned a degree in Information Systems (Computer Science) back in the Dominican Republic. Vásquez enjoys spending time with her husband, Miguel, and her daughters, Angie, Margery and her grandson Maikel. She loves nature outdoors, mountains and preserved forest, especially hiking in North Carolina’s mountains. 

    Annie Perry: Mrs. Perry is a Raleigh native who graduated from UNC-CH before teaching in Durham and Wake County schools for 10 years.  She spent an additional 17 years at a local preschool.  This is her 2nd year as an IA in Special Ed at Weatherstone.  Mrs. Perry lives with her husband Bill, and she is so proud to have 3 amazing Cary High graduates.  Her daughters graduated from UNCW and UNC-CH this spring and her son attends NC State.  She loves reading, walking, crafting and tinkering in her yard.  If you ask Mrs. Perry what she loves about teaching, she will tell you that she lives for the “light bulb" moments!