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Charlotte Academy Announces New Language Arts Teacher
Charlotte Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Susan McGuire. Mrs. McGuire brings 22 years of experience to Charlotte Academy having previously taught at Community Christian School in Port Charlotte for the previous 18 years and 4 years as an English as a Second Language Teacher at Ohtani Jr./Sr. High School in Ohtani, Japan.
Mrs. McGuire received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and a Bachelor of Theology degree from Aldersgate College in Saskatchewan, Canada. She is a Certified Secondary Teacher with the Association of Christian Schools International and is fluent in French and Japanese.
At Charlotte Academy, Mrs. McGuire will teach 6th, 7th and 8th grade Language Arts and teach an 8th grade Research Writing class. “I am thrilled to be here and look forward to the beginning of the school year,” says McGuire. “Martin Luther King, Jr., stated ‘Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education’, and I believe it exists here.”
Charlotte Academy is a Pre-school through grade 8 private non-sectarian school located in Port Charlotte. It is the county’s only school implementing the Montessori approach through 3rd grade transitioning to a challenging academic curriculum in 4th through 8th grades. It currently draws students from Boca Grande, North Port, Englewood, Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte and accepts Step Up For Students and McKay scholarships. For further information, go to www.charlotteacademy.com.
Charlotte Academy Announces New Science Teacher
Charlotte Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Science Education teacher, Mr. Russell Hendricks. Mr. Hendricks brings a wealth of experience to Charlotte Academy having previously taught at Community Christian School in Port Charlotte and Heritage Christian Academy in Englewood for 11 years and serving as Adjunct Professor for 6 years at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL. He also has 10 years of field conservation biology experience.
Mr. Hendricks received his Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois and his Master of Science in Biology from the University of Nebraska – Kearney. He is a Certified Secondary Teacher with the Association of Christian Schools International and a member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
At Charlotte Academy, Mr. Hendricks will teach Earth & Space Science, Life Science and Physical Science. He will also implement a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) program and will begin an after-school STEM Club. “I am ecstatic joining the Charlotte Academy team,” says Hendricks. “I very much welcome this opportunity.”
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