Meet The Team
Literacy Coach: Cindy Taylor | email@example.com
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.
Intervention Cooridnator: Jomarie Zon | firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter
Mrs. Zon was born and raised in Cary. She attended Wake County schools from kindergarten to 12th grade and graduated from Cary High School. Mrs. Zon is also a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. Go Heels! After graduating from college she returned to Cary and started working at Weatherstone in 2001. After teaching 2nd grade for 14 years at WES, she began teaching reader's theater during the 2015-2016 school year. Reader's Theater gives her the opportunity to share her love of reading in a fun way that will hopefully help her students foster a love for reading and learning as well. Mrs. Zon is married and has two children, Layla and Leo.
AG Teacher: Kathleen Christopher | email@example.com
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.
AIG & ESL Teacher: Brittany Long | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. 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 | email@example.com
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 | firstname.lastname@example.orgMs. 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!
K-2 VA Instructional Assistant: Lori Desloge | email@example.com | Twitter
Mrs. Desloge attended Old Dominion University where she had a dual major in Elementary and Early Childhood education. While attending ODU, she met her husband Frank. She has three children Greg, Eric, and Allissa. She also has two grandsons, Griffin and Ayden. She loves all animals, but is partial to cats. She even spent time as a wildlife rehabilitator helping sick or injured opossums and turtles. Mrs. Desloge enjoys reading, spending time at the beach, being with her family, and watching the Carolina Panther's play football. She also enjoys watching all levels of soccer. Her favorite EPL team is Arsenal, go Gunners! Mrs. Desloge has spent her entire teaching career working with young children and mentoring new teachers.