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Daniel Alburger

Daniel Alburger
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Education
Master of Education
Locations: Upper
Departments: Upper School English
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Biography:
We moved to Pine Lake in August of 2015 after teaching in the Baltimore area for nine years. Even though we had moved down to the area in order to live on a farm, we didn't make that happen until this past summer. When I'm not teaching English or mowing the acres, I enjoy playing board games, building things, reading, and Xbox. More writing, more reading!

Tracie Aldridge

Tracie Aldridge
Titles: Teacher Associate
Degrees: B.S. in Elementary and Special Education
Master of Arts in Education (Counseling)
Locations: Lower
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I teach because I love helping bring about that "a-ha" moment for students of every age and ability level. I enjoy being challenged to figure out how students think and what will most effectively engage them. I teach always, because I can't help it. I teach even when I'm not at school.

Andrea Baron

Andrea Baron
Titles: Teacher Associate
Degrees: Physical Therapy
Locations: Lower
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I was born and raised in Colombia. Spanish is my first language. I earned a degree in Physical Therapy. I have been married to my wonderful husband, Cesar, for seventeen years. We have two amazing children, Daniel and Catalina. Prior to working at PLP I worked for five years in various educational settings. Currently, I am in my second year at PLP. My passion is teaching. I hope to inspire and to challenge children to love learning.

Jennifer Bassett

Jennifer Bassett
Titles: Orchestra Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance and Bachelor's in Music Education
Master's in Music Education
Locations: Upper, Middle and Upper, Middle
Departments: Fine Arts, Orchestra
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I have been teaching strings for 14 years, in both the private studio and public school settings. I believe that music education is a core part of a balanced school curriculum, and that even the youngest of musicians can play an instrument with artistry. When I am not teaching or conducting, I freelance as a cellist throughout the greater Charlotte area and spend time with my husband and children.

Karen Bell

Karen Bell
Titles: Payroll Manager
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Locations: Administration
Departments: Finance
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Christine Bezer

Christine Bezer
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Masters in Special Education
Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
Locations: Lower
Departments: Exceptional Children
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I believe that each child is an individual and that ALL children can learn. I believe every child has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world. It has always been my passion to help children discover their special gifts in order for them to be the best they can be. . When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two daughters, going to the beach, reading, hiking, cooking and exploring new places.

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” ~Walt Streightiff

Jessica Biondo

Jessica Biondo
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, with minors in Language Arts and History
Masters of Science in Teaching, Learning & Curriculum with a concentration in Global & International Education
Locations: Middle
Departments: Sixth Grade Social Studies
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I am passionate about helping my students discover the world beyond our classroom and more about themselves in the process!

Adam Bitters

Adam Bitters
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Locations: Upper
Departments: English, 9, AP Seminar, Multimedia
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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Sarah Frances Brown

Wilter Blanco

Wilter Blanco
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor in Language Teaching, Major in English .
Locations: Lower
Departments: Second grade Spanish Immersion
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No one cares what you know until they know you care. I enjoy being part of a community in which we all grow together and seeing my students improve everyday; not only academicall,y but also their character traits.

John Booker, Jr.

John Booker, Jr.
Titles: Maintentance Techician
Locations: Operations
Departments: Maintenance
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John Booker, Sr.

Titles: Maintentance Techician
Locations: Operations
Departments: Maintenance
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Biography:

I am married to June Booker and have three children; a daughter in Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter in Davidson, N.C.; and a son in Mooresville. 

 

I am retired and work part time for Pine Lake Prep to assist John Booker, Jr., doing maintenance.

Helen Borbor

Helen Borbor
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in Spanish
Locations: Lower
Departments: Third Grade Spanish Immersion
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I am originally from Brooklyn, NY and moved to Charlotte in 2005. I am a mother of 3 boys. Nicholas is PLP Class of 2015, and Marcus is Class of 2018. Nicholas graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2019 and Marcus is attending University of South Carolina. Zacharias has been at Pine Lake since Kindergarten and is currently in 8th grade. As a family we love to travel and learn about different cultures. "Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored". - Earl Nightingale

Laura Bosak

Laura Bosak
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development
Masters in Elem. Education with a focus on Reading
Masters in Elem. Education with a focus on Interventions
Locations: Lower
Departments: Second Grade
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Biography:
I love to bring my passion for literature into the classroom to create opportunities for children to connect and see the world in a different way.

Anne-Marie Bozzacco

Anne-Marie Bozzacco
Titles: Dance Teacher
Locations: Upper
Departments: Fine Arts
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My love of dance and teaching over thirty years of dance has afforded me many opportunities. I am excited to share my passion and experience with students of all levels.

Hannah Brantley

Hannah Brantley
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelors in Elementary Education
Masters in Curriculum Specialist
Locations: Lower
Departments: Fifth Grade, Science
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Biography:
I have lived in Mooresville most of my life. When I finished my Bachelors I started teaching at a charter school in Statesville. I finished my Masters this past June and was lucky enough to hear about the open position in 5th grade science at Pine Lake. This is my fifth year teaching 5th grade science. I love seeing students discover science concepts and phenomena. I believe students learn best by collaborating with others and participating in hands on activities and experiments. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband and son.

Kenzie Brastow

Kenzie Brastow
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Locations: Upper
Departments: Science, Honors and AP Chemistry
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Biography:
I am passionate about helping students enjoy learning and value the process of growth involved in taking risks, making mistakes, and moving towards success.

Kathy Brennan

Kathy Brennan
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Science in Education
National Board Certification
Locations: Lower
Departments: K-5th Grade, Literacy/Library
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My philosophy is simple and sweet. Treat other's the way you want to be treated and you would want your own children treated. I take this with me each and every day into the classroom.

Shaun Brennan

Shaun Brennan
Titles: Technology
Degrees: Apple Certified
Locations: Administration
Departments: Technology
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Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them. - Steve Jobs

Bridgett Brower

Bridgett Brower
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: University of Charleston
Locations: Lower
Departments: Fifth Grade
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I love sharing my enthusiasm for reading with students and enjoy the excitement a good book can bring to a young mind.   

Mark Buda

Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelors in Education and Sociology
Bachelors in Physical Education
Certifications: 6-9 Science, K-6 Education, K-12 Physical Education, K-12 Health Education
Locations: Middle
Departments: Science, Eighth Grade
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I believe that all students want to learn and are capable of much more than they believe.  Through the relationships developed between the teachers, students, and parents we can assist all students to become successful now and in the future.  The students we teach today must be prepared to be the leaders of tomorrow.  I am honored to have the opportunity to be one of the influences toward making this a reality.

Jeff Burr

Jeff Burr
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Social Studies 
Master of Art in Educational Leadership, K-12 Administration
Locations: Lower
Departments: Administration, Lower School
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It is my belief that every child as the ability to learn and it is my purpose to find the best avenue for their learning. I had a coach once tell me that every day you should learn something new because if you don't others will pass you by in life. I have taken that advice to heart and find different ways to present material and encourage my students to help them build relationships, critical-thinking skills, and learning to cope and respond to adversity. 

Susan Carr

Susan Carr
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Locations: Middle
Departments: Middle School
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Middle School can be some of the hardest years a student will experience. I enjoy helping our students get through these years. A positive environment is so important and it is my goal to be a positive influence to our students. I am also a mom of two (almost grown) children. My oldest is in college and my youngest will graduate from high school this year! I will soon be an "empty nester" and am thankful to have the PLP middle school students to interact with.

Bryan Chappell

Bryan Chappell
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science
Locations: Middle
Departments: Middle School, STEM
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Biography:
I am originally from Syracuse, New York (GO ORANGE!) and moved to NC a few weeks after graduating from college. I have taught in CMS and ISS before coming to Pine Lake, and love being part of the PRIDE! Outside of school I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family and rooting on my favorite sports teams.

Kelly Chappell

Kelly Chappell
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Science for Kindergarten - 9th Grade with an English Concentration.
National Boards Certfication; Middle Childhood Generalist
Locations: Middle
Departments: Science, Seventh Grade
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Biography:
My personal philosophy is that every child should be given the opportunity for an amazing educational experience with teachers that are passionate about fostering a love for learning.

Jennifer Clarke

Jennifer Clarke
Titles: Teacher
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Master of Arts in Teaching, Grades K-6
Locations: Lower
Departments: Third Grade
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Biography:
This is my 22nd year in education. Teaching is my hobby and my calling! I learned from some of the very best educators, and I constantly try to put into practice the things they taught me. My goals are to celebrate the unique gifts that each student brings to our class and to grow my students into lifelong readers, learners, and problem solvers.
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