• Special Education

    Meet The Team

    EBS1 Teacher: Alice Price | aprice1@wcpss.net | Assistant: Kristin Konas

    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.

    Ms. Konas- Mrs. Konas is originally from Smithtown on Long Island, in NY. She received a Bachelor's degree in History with a minor in Communications from SUNY Cortland. She went on to receive her Master's degree in Special Education K-12 from Long Island University (C.W. Post Campus) in Brookville, NY. Mrs. Konas has taught Special Education at the Elementary and High School level in NY and NC for almost 17 years. She became part of the Weatherstone team as an Instructional Assistant to continue her passion for helping students while simultaneously spending more time with her own children, daughter Sky (14) and son Ryan (10). She has lived in Holly Springs for 17 years with her children and her husband Dave. She has a dog, 2 cats, and 2 guinea pigs. She enjoys hiking, reading literary classics and historical books, and most importantly spending time with her family and friends. She is very excited to be here!


    EBSII Teacher: Julie Stacy | jstacy@wcpss.net | Twitter |Assistant: Asha Kenley & Kayla Pettaway

    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.

    Mrs. Pettaway was born and raised in Tarboro North Carolina. She attended Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh North Carolina. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. She is also married to a proud Bahamian from Nassau Bahamas. She loves seafood and loves to shop.
     

    CCR Teacher: Jaymee Bruber | jbruber@wcpss.net 

    Mrs. Bruber is a CCR teacher at Weatherstone. She is originally from Virginia Beach but her husband's career as a 3-D character and environment artist sent them to Austin, Texas and now North Carolina! They moved here 3 years ago and love being closer to her big family in Virginia Beach! She received her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education from Old Dominion University. This is her 19th year as a special education teacher and she loves it! She is married to Dennis and has two sons and a daughter.  They also have two labs named Aus and Tex! They are her world. She LOVES hanging with family, taking pictures, baking sweet treats and making photo books! She is very excited to have an #aWESome year at Weatherstone Elementary!


    CCR Teacher: Kathleen Oros  | koros@wcpss.net

    Ms.Oros is very excited about working at Weatherstone Elementary this year.  She come to Weatherstone with 13+ years of teaching experience, most of which has been in special education. Ms. Oros has a master's degree in Special Education and bachelor's degree in Special Ed./Elementary Ed. She has previously taught in PA before working in the Wake County School System the past two years.  She has two children attending Wake County Schools. Ms. Oros enjoys spending time with family outdoors hiking or attending soccer games and indoors watching Marvel movies or playing board games and Animal Crossing. She absolutely loves this NC weather!


    CCR Teacher: Kira Wolfe | kwolfe@wcpss.net | Twitter

    Mrs. Wolfe is starting her 8th year as a CCR teacher at Weatherstone. She has had a few different careers at Weatherstone including PTA parent and teacher assistant for preschool and second grade. Prior to becoming a special education teacher, Mrs. Wolfe was a systems analyst and software programmer for a defense contractor in Washington, DC. Currently, she manages two children, a husband, and three pet rats. Mrs. Wolfe attended Johns Hopkins University to earn an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering. She graduated in 2015 with a Master’s degree in teaching from North Carolina State University and is currently back in grad school at Appalachian State.


    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: Phyllis McDonald & 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! 

    Ms. Mcdonald has been working at Weatherstone since it opened! She enjoys working with the staff but mostly loves preschool children. Ms. Mcdonald also loves her faith.
     
    Dianne 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.

    Occupational Therapist Rachel Gilmour | rgilmour@wcpss.net | 

    Mrs. Gilmour has been an occupational therapist with WCPSS since 2018 and is very excited to work with Weatherstone Elementary School students. She is originally from Southern Oregon and graduated from Ithaca College with her Masters degree in 2017. She currently lives in Morrisville with her husband and their two pugs. Mrs. Gilmour loves to cook and spend time with her friends in her free time. She is looking forward to a great school year!

    Special Education TA: Mr. Harvey

    Bio coming soon