Daniel Jaisle is a first year teacher at Myrtle Grove Middle School. He teaches two subjects at the middle school: Language Arts and Social Studies.
Dr. Kathy Fox serves as the Watson Chair. She earned her Ph.D. from the Gevirtz School's Department of Education in 2003. She is a professor in Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy, and Special Ed at UNCW.
Tim Markley has been the Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools since 2010 after having served as superintendent of Catawba County Schools, a district containing 17,500 students.i.Earlier in his career he has also been an educator and administrator in Cumberland County schools, a high school principal, and a soccer and baseball coach
Lisa Estep has been a member of the New Hanover Board of Education since December 2012. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 1988 with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Professional Writing. Since 1989, she has worked in public accounting with experience in audit, estates and trusts, corporation and individual taxation.
Pam Cannon is a teacher at Myrtle Grove Middle School. She has been a teacher for over 17 years since she began at her first school coordinating science fairs. Cannon has a passion for science that extends to her students.
Mary Myers has been the principal of principal of St. Mark Catholic School since 2012. She recieved her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, K-8 from Bowling Green State University and masters from Cleveland State University.
This week on WingSpan we are looking at the education system on a local, state, and global level. Our guests will discuss the teaching programs at UNCW and the ways New Hanover County schools will be handling the growth in their student population.
Dr. Steve Sullivan is the principal of Hoggard High School since the year 2013.i.Sullivan attended UNC-Chapel Hill, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. He would go on to earn his Master's degree in School Administration from Troy State University, and an Ed.D. in Child and Youth Studies from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Robin Hamilton is the principal of Parsley Elementary School since 2008. In the year 2015 she won the Principal of the Year award. She was recently recognized for her dissertation, "A Comparative Case Study of Kindergarten Transition Practices and The Impact on Children's Kindergarten Readiness" under the direction of Dr. William Rouse, Jr. which she completed in fall 2013