- Walter Bickett Elementary (es)
- Meet Our School Administrators
Meet Our School Administrators
Dr. Elenia Daniels (Principal)
About Dr. Daniels
Dr. Elenia Daniels is originally from Jacksonville, North Carolina where she received her primary education through the Onslow County Public School System. Dr. Daniels' collegiate record includes a Bachelor's of Arts, History, and a Master's of Science in Human Resource Counseling from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, NC. In addition, Dr. Daniels earned a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She began her career in 2002 providing student support services within the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System as a Rehabilitation Counselor for Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Prior to joining Walter Bickett Elementary School, she served for six years as an Assistant Principal for several high schools in the district. She also was the founding Lead Guidance Counselor of Cuthbertson High School in Waxhaw, NC and prior to that she began her tenure with Union County Public Schools as a Guidance Counselor at Parkwood High School. Dr. Daniels is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of North Carolina, who expanded her leadership capacities in 2011 completing an Add-on License in School Administration from Wingate University.
Dr. Daniels lives within the Porter Ridge cluster with her husband Douglas and children Douglas II and Dorian. Dr. Daniels states, "I am honored to serve the students and staff of Walter Bickett Elementary, my professional goal is to facilitate academic growth utilizing various curricula and methodology, such that students have the tools necessary to be competitive on a world stage. I believe in providing a safe learning environment and promoting a solid academic foundation so that all students can reach their true potential.”
Contact Dr. Daniels
- Phone: 704-283-8520
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Geraldine Bacchus (Assistant Principal)
About Mrs. Bacchus
Mrs. Bacchus began her teaching career working for the New York City School System. In 2000 when she relocated to North Carolina with her husband Jerry Sr., daughter Samantha and son Jerry Jr she began working for the Union County Public Schools.
Her focus while working for Union County was teaching kindergarten and first grade. She also served as literacy intervention K-5, Math intervention 3-5, summer school teacher and more recently Assistant Principal. Working in these positions provided Ms. Bacchus the opportunities to develop the leadership skills that allowed her to better instruct students, manage behavior, assess progress, encourage student learning and help colleagues implement best practices.
Mrs. Bacchus considers herself an instructional leader who thrives on being involved in the learning process for children and adults. To further facilitate her passion for education leadership she is involved with educational opportunities away from work to enhance her leadership skills.
She earned a bachelor's in elementary education from City University of New York and a master's degree from Pfeiffer University. She is also National Board Certified.
Contact Mrs. Bacchus
- Phone: 704-283-8520
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Greg Wenger (Assistant Principal)
About Mr. Wenger
Mr. Wenger has been a teacher and coach in Union County since 2007. He was a high school social studies teacher and basketball coach for 11 years. He graduated from Sun Valley High School, earned a B.A. in History from Wingate University, and a Masters in School Administration from UNC Charlotte. Mr. Wenger is married to Lauren who is a dental assistant and has three children (Gregory, Taylor, Patrick) attending Porter Ridge schools.
Contact Mr. Wenger
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