Meet Your School Leader
Growth, excellence, innovation, and community are the core values that drive Ms. Young’s work and engagement each day. Her journey as an educator began as a Corps Member for Teach For America, where she taught 8th grade ELA in Charlotte, NC, for three years. As a teacher, Ms. Young worked to bring high-quality and culturally-relevant learning to her students to expand their minds, equip them with the necessary skills to excel in life and inspire them to be advocates for a more just world. Ms. Young has always displayed a mindset of curiosity and a willingness to learn more to serve her community better. She understands the value and importance of being surrounded by diverse perspectives and experiences. She uses each interaction to inspire her to bring better instruction, resources, and support to her students, staff, parents, and community.
Ms. Young is committed to XCEL-lence and works to ensure that all Bobcats have the best support, resources, instruction, and communication. Ms. Young believes in the power of community and is committed to creating an environment where all feel united and valued. Ms. Young is excited and humbled to serve her students, teachers, parents, and community daily. Ms. Young has obtained a B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and a Master’s in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University.