Leadership Team

Mr. Jason Irving - Principal

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Mr. Jason Irving - Principal

Mr. Jason Irving is Principal of G.W. Carver Creative Arts Elementary School. Mr. Irving comes to us from Syracuse, New York where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Speech Communications at the State University of New York at Potsdam in 2001. Mr. Irving taught his first year in Syracuse as a Pre-K teacher before relocating south to began his teaching career with Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in 2002. Mr. Irving taught in grades kindergarten through third grade at Mallard Creek Elementary School until he transitioned to Highland Creek Elementary School to serve as an Instructional Coach and Co-Teaching Facilitator for two years.

In 2013, Mr. Irving joined Team Woodrow Wilson where he served as Assistant Principal for two years. During that time he attended The University of North Carolina at Charlotte to complete his graduate work with a Master’s in School Administration. Mr. Irving led the Woodrow Wilson staff and school community as Principal from 2015 until the summer of 2019 when he transitioned to G.W. Carver to serve as Principal.

Mrs. Judith Wherritt - Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Judith Wherritt - Assistant Principal

Mrs. Judith Wherritt is the Assistant Principal at G.W. Carver Creative Arts Elementary.  Mrs. Wherritt earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in 2009 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  She began her teaching career in August of that same year working for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at University Meadows Elementary where she taught third grade for three years.  In 2012, Mrs. Wherritt transitioned to Kannapolis and began teaching fourth grade at Shady Brook Elementary. During that time she completed her Master’s in School Administration at Gardner-Webb University.  

In 2016, Mrs. Wherritt joined the staff at Kannapolis Intermediate School as the Instructional Data Coach.  When the Intermediate School closed in the summer of 2017, Mrs. Wherritt continued on as the Instructional Coach for G.W. Carver Creative Arts Elementary.  Mrs. Wherritt became the Assistant Principal of Fred L. Wilson Elementary before returning to G.W. Carver in the summer of 2019.