• Meet The Team


    Tier II Interventionist: Cindy Taylor | ctaylor2@wcpss.net | Website | Assistant: Nancy Navecky

    Mrs. Taylor is a North Carolina native. She grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina. As a young person she enjoyed playing piano, trumpet and singing with the church youth ensemble. After graduating from Terry Sanford High School, she went on to further her education at East Carolina University. Mrs. Taylor always knew her major would be education. She comes from a long line of teachers. Her Mother, Grandmother and several aunts were all teachers. She has a passion for working with young children and growing them as readers and life long learners. Her personal interests include decorating, gardening, reading, exercising and music. She is married to Jeremy, owner of Taylor Land Consultants. Together they have a daughter Mackenzie who dances competitively and enjoys videography. The three of them enjoy spending time boating, attending concerts and playing with their dog Maxwell. Mrs. Taylor is Weatherstone's K-2 Literacy Coach and Reading Interventionist. She is committed to supporting the staff and students here at WES.

    Mrs. Navecky is a native North Carolinan. She has been an educator for more than 25 years. She graduated from East Carolina University (AARGH...pirates!) with a degree in special education and certification in preschool disabilities. She and her husband have 8 children between them.  In her free time she enjoys live music and performances, local festivals and outings, and exploring secondhand thrift and consignment boutiques in search of cast away treasures.


    AG Teacher: Kathleen Christopher | kchristopher@wcpss.net | Website

    Miss Christopher grew up in Maryland, but has lived in North Carolina, Michigan, Massachusetts, and South Carolina. She has been teaching since 1992, and has worked at public and private schools on traditional and year-round calendars.  Over the years, she has taught Spanish, French, Health, Instructional Technology, and now AIG!  In her spare time, she loves to read, watch movies, cook and bake, and spend time with family.

    AG Teacher: Brittany Long | belong@wcpss.net | Website

    Ms. Long- Mrs. Long was born in North Carolina and has lived in 10 cities, 2 states, and 2 countries. She completed her K-12 education in New Bern, NC. She earned a NC Teaching Fellow scholarship and attended both UNCG and NCSU. She has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics Education and a M.Ed. in Training and Development. She lives in Cary with her family and their pet cat, Daphne. She loves puns, math, cats, and the Wolfpack. 

    ESL Teacher: Maria Sarduy | msarduy@wcpss.net | Website

    Ms. Sarduy is a native from Miami, FL. There, she attended the University of Miami (go 'Canes!) where she earned her undergraduate in Elementary Education and Psychology. She loved UM so much, that later Ms. Sarduy went back for her Master;s degree in ESOL. She has one beautiful daughter, Elena. In their spare time, they love to travel, especially to warm places with beautiful beaches. Ms. Sarduy is also an animal lover. She has 3 fur babies in all, 2 kitties and a puppy. Ms. Sarduy is of Cuban descent and is fluent in Spanish. Her favorite food is Cuban, of course!

    ESL Teacher: Stacie Sidney | ssidney@wcpss.net | Website

    Ms. Sidney is a Michigan native, but headed south right after graduating college from Western Michigan University.  She has been teaching in Wake County Public Schools since 2008, first as a second grade teacher and now English as a Second Language. She is married to her husband, Jeff, and they have a daughter named Lyla and a son named Brooks. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and playing beach volleyball and pickleball.  Her favorite place to travel to is Michigan to spend time relaxing on Lake Columbia with her family. Ms. Sidney is so excited for another year teaching awesome kids at WES! 

    ESL Teacher: Cristina Acevedo Vega | cacevedovega@wcpss.net

    Ms. Acevedo Vega-Bio coming soon!