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Veteran educator takes the helm of the K-12 educational system

CONCORD, NC (June 4, 2018) – Cabarrus Charter Academy has restructured its leadership model and has hired Sheena Miracle, who most recently served as director of advanced studies for Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools as master principal for the entire K-12 system. She will ultimately be responsible for the success of both schools and will coordinate with the leadership of each campus.

“As we continue toward our initial vision of creating a seamless K-12 program at Cabarrus Charter, we recognize the importance of bringing a master principal of Ms. Miracle’s caliber to lead,” said Chuck Nusinov, state director of the Carolinas for Charter Schools USA. “Her extensive and impressive background with higher level learning and gifted student development will raise the bar and guide our students to a greater level of success.”
Cabarrus Charter Lower Campus will be led by Drew Hamill and the Upper Campus will be lead by Kim White. Both leaders will report directly to Miracle.

In her most recent role, Miracle was responsible for leading the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) district’s work in AIG programming, International Baccalaureate (IB) programming, Advanced Placement (AP), Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) programming and other programs/events that support the growth and development of gifted students. She also has experience as a K-2 teacher in a diverse elementary school, a 3-5 teacher in a Title I rural school and a gifted school-based teacher in multiple settings. She served as the talent development compliance coordinator for CMS and adjunct professor for gifted courses at University of North Carolina, Charlotte and Queens University of Charlotte.

Miracle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from Queens University of Charlotte. She earned her Master of Education in special education academically gifted and talented from University of North Carolina and her educational leadership certification from Western Carolina University.