About Ms. Pernas
Ms. Pernas is a native of Miami, Florida, where she graduated from St. Thomas University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and relocated to North Carolina in June 2014. In Miami, she worked for the Miami Dade County Public Schools system as a teacher for one year.
As a teacher, she taught mathematics and Spanish to low-performing second and third grade students. She then relocated to Union County and became an ESL teacher for various schools in Union County, including East Elementary for three years. She then transitioned into a DLI coordinator position within East Elementary. During this time, Ms. Pernas graduated with her master's degree in executive leadership and administration from Gardner Webb University.
She then transitioned to a role as seventh grade mathematics teacher at the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School. She served for three years as a teacher and then transitioned to a health sciences instructional coach position until January 2023, where she then accepted her current role as Pre-K – 1 assistant principal at Walter Bickett Elementary School.
Ms. Pernas lives in Waxhaw with her mother, who is a caregiver too.
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