Degrees and Certifications:
Marcus Leake, Principal
Mr. Leake transitions into the principalship after having served here a year as assistant principal. Before that, he served Weddington High School as an assistant principal for seven years. He hopes to capitalize on his myriad of experiences by serving our students and stakeholders here at Weddington Middle School.
He began his foray into administration with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as an assistant principal at Ardrey Kell High School during its inaugural 2006-2007 academic year. Prior to that, he taught science and math at Providence High School, also in CMS. His professional certifications include Highly Qualified Status in Core Academic Areas for K-12 Exceptional Children, Curriculum and Instructional Specialization, Psychology, and the K-12 Principalship.
Mr. Leake earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While teaching in Charlotte, he earned a Master of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In addition to education, Mr. Leake has worked in operating room and long-term health care settings.