Leadership Team

Phone: 704-932-4161

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Degrees and Certifications:

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.

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Ms. Kristi Miracco - Assistant Principal

Ms. Kristi Miracco is Assistant Principal of G.W. Carver Creative Arts Elementary School. Ms. Miracco is originally from upstate NY.  She moved to North Carolina in 2001 after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the State University of New York at Oneonta.  She received her Masters Degree in Elementary Education and School Administration from UNC Charlotte.  She has taught multiple grades at the elementary level, including 2nd and 4th grade, and served as a Lead Teacher and District Level MTSS Coordinator.  Ms. Miracco joined KCS in 2019 and Carver has been her home ever since!  

 

 

 

 

Phone: 704-932-4161

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Mrs. Sarah Nicely - Dean of Students

Mrs. Sarah Nicely is the Dean of Students at G.W. Carver Creative Arts Elementary School. Mrs. Nicely was born and raised right here in Cabarrus County and has been in education since graduating from UNCC in 2006. Following her graduation, she taught 1st grade and kindergarten at Harrisburg Elementary before moving to Patriots STEM Elementary in 2010. After her family relocated across the county, Mrs. Nicely moved to Weddington Hills IB Elementary in 2015 to teach 4th grade math and science. She has served as a SIT representative, Grade Level Chairperson, PTO Liaison, Teacher Mentor, and Principal Intern, in addition to teaching, during her time in Cabarrus County. Mrs. Nicely earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2006, and her Masters in School Administration from UNCC in 2022. Go Niners!