Phone: 704-296-0635


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction Master's Degree in Administration

Ms. Shanda Lauri

Ms. Lauri has been in education for 19 years in many different capacities. She started her career in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools as a classroom teacher then moved to Union County schools in 2008 to Wingate Elementary. Ms. Lauri completed her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, then completed her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a Reading emphasis through Grand Canyon University. In 2013, Ms. Lauri decided to continue her education and graduated with an Administrative license from Wingate University. 

Ms. Lauri has been a part of the Wingate Elementary family for 12 years. She has worked as a classroom teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, and Instructional Content Facilitator. She is in her 3rd year as the Assistant Principal of Wingate Elementary. Ms. Lauri looks forward to bringing her knowledge of curriculum and instruction to continue to grow learners and leaders at Wingate Elementary.  She knows the students, staff, and parents and is eager to begin building strong relationships within the Wingate community. 

Ms. Lauri resides in Indian Trail with her twin boys, who are students of Union County Public Schools. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, popcorn-movie nights, and playing sports outside with her boys and their dog, Charlotte.