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Meet Our Leadership Team

Brittany Houston

Brittany Houston


Lisa Mangum

Lisa Mangum

Dean of Lower Elementary

Terence Jordan

Terence Jordan

Dean of Upper Elementary

Deon Childs

Deon Childs

Dean of Middle School

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What Matthews Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"I love the willingness of the staff at Matthews Charter Academy to work with families to ensure every child is getting the best resources and support for their needs."

 - Matthews Charter Academy Parent

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Meet Our School Board

Our School Board draws from the best local civic and community leaders. They volunteer their time and energy to ensure students at Matthews Charter Academy receive the best education possible. For a schedule of Board meetings, minutes, and more information, visit the Board Documents page or contact us at

Steve Brooks


Jerry Shanko

Vice President

Lee (James) Brady


Danielle Burnham


Mimi Henderson


Sherri Jones


Allison Yencheske


Chris (Ernest) Williams


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by the North Carolina State Board of Education. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

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