• Meet The Team

     

    Guidance Counselor: Katherine O'Connor | koconnor@wcpss.net | Website | Twitter

    Ms. O'Connor is a true North Carolina native. She was born in Raleigh and attended school there all the way through high school. She then left this great state and went to and graduated from Villanova University, GO WILDCATS!! She is still a die-hard Villanova basketball fan. After college she lived in Boston for 4 years while working for the League School of Boston. She returned to North Carolina when she decided to pursue a master’s degree in Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Ms. O'Connor's first job after graduating with her master’s degree was at Weatherstone and she has happily been here ever since. In her spare time she loves traveling, she has been to Ireland a couple of times in last the few years and is planning many more trips! She loves cheering for the Carolina Hurricanes and for the Duke Blue Devils (unless they play Villanova of course!) Her garden is a constant work in progress and she loves to read


    Guidance Counselor: Kelly Wiener | kwiener@wcpss.net | Website

    Mrs. Wiener loves being a school counselor! She earned a Bachelors Degree in Psychology at Appalachian State University and a Masters Degree in Psychology at Antioch University. She then completed her School Counselor Licensure at Campbell University. She has dedicated her life to helping students develop healthy ways to solve problems and create lasting friendships. Mrs. Wiener is married and has one daughter, Makayla and one dog, Daisy. In her free time, she likes to hike in the mountains, stroll along the beach, read and spend time with extended family.


    School Psychologist: TBD 


    Social Worker: Brandon Clowers | bclowers@wcpss.net

    Mr. Clowers earned his Bachelors Degree in Social Work from NC State and his Masters in Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill. He was born in the Triangle area and has lived here is whole life. Mr. Clowers has two children and loves being outdoors, camping, and travelling with his family during his free time. Mr. Clowers works at other schools in addition to Weatherstone Elementary. He loves being a school social worker and enjoys helping students and families with any challenges or issues affecting their education, inside or outside of the school building!


    School Nurse: Heidi Baird | hbaird@wcpss.net

    Ms. Baird I grew up in Germany, France Switzerland and a few states in the U.S., as her father was in the military and her mother was from Switzerland. She graduated from San Francisco State University with both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Arts in Entomology (Bugs). As much as she loved bugs, pediatrics was her biggest love. She have worked with children and mothers as a hospital nurse, public health nurse and a school nurse for many, many years! Ms. Baird has 2 grown boys, both went to Wake County Schools and North Carolina universities. She LOVE to travel. Ms. Baird's most memorable trip was hiking to Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal! In her spare time she like to bike, hike, yoga, read, garden and my official hobby is genealogy. Ms. Baird says she loves working at Weatherstone Elementary!