Ms. Yeli "Rita" Chen

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Ms. Yeli "Rita" Chen

Mrs. Denee Grant

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Mrs. Denee Grant

My name is Denèe Grant and I have been teaching (at Stough) for more than 10 years. While at Stough, I have taught kindergarten, first, and second grades. I moved to Raleigh many years ago from Charlotte, where I taught kindergarten. Before relocating to Charlotte from South Carolina, I student taught kindergarten, pre-k special ed. and third grade in Atsugi, Japan. I earned my B.A. in Early Childhood Ed. from the University of S.C., my MAT (Masters of Arts in Teaching) from National University and have also earned my National Board Certification in Early Childhood. My goal is to provide a diverse and engaging learning environment where all students can be creative thinkers . This is accomplished through the implementation of 21st Century Learning skills, while allowing my students the opportunity to collaboratively explore the world.

Ms. Yan "Sherri" Ji

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Ms. Yan "Sherri" Ji

Yan Ji (Sherry Ji) has been teaching Chinese for four years, including two years in Beijing International Bilingual Academy, one year in Minzu University of China and one year in Budapest Confucius Institute. She graduated from Minzu University of China with her Master Degree of Teaching Chinese as the Second Language. She has travelled a lot in both Europe and Asia, including Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Netherland, Austria, Belgium and so on. She hopes to combine hher international knowledge together with Chinese traditional culture to teach in the International perspective.

Miss Ji’s teaching vision is cultivating internationally minded, bilingual learners , who promote inter-culture understanding, respect and integration in a dynamic global community. In her opinion, teaching Chinese not only means language literacy, but also means the culture, the custom, and the thinking way. 

Mrs. Susan Stange

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Mrs. Susan Stange

My name is Susan Stange and I have been working at Stough Elementary for 20 years. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and special education from Brooklyn College.  I then taught kindergarten prior to moving to North Carolina.  I’ve also taught Kindergarten during my first 10 years at Stough.  I then moved up and taught First grade for 10 years. I enjoyed teaching both Kindergarten and First grade.  

Last Modified on September 10, 2018