Ms. Jamee Giers is in her first year as principal of Shiloh Valley Elementary School. Ms. Giers was also named the 2023-2024 UCPS Assistant Principal of the Year. Ms. Giers began her career in education teaching elementary school in 2000 in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. She taught in the classroom until 2009, and then she transitioned to a curriculum facilitator position for five years. In 2014 Ms. Giers moved to Union County Schools to teach 4th grade and then support as an interventionist while completing her administrative internship.
Ms. Giers earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and her Masters in School Administration from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. She lives in Waxhaw with her two sons, Carter (11) and Christian (9). When Ms. Giers is not at football games or catching frogs in the backyard, she enjoys walking her dogs Luka, Mocha, and Romeo.
Mrs. Griffin grew up in Bayport, New York and graduated from SUNY College at Cortland with her Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education (1999) then her Masters of Education in Reading (K-12) in 2000. She moved to North Carolina a few weeks after she graduated and she started teaching in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Mrs. Griffin then attended UNC Charlotte and received her Post Graduate Certification in Administration.
After nine years in CMS, she moved to teaching in Union County Public Schools at Rocky River Elementary School. She has worked in several elementary schools as a teacher and curriculum coordinator. She was blessed with an opportunity to become an assistant principal at the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School in December of 2015.
She has three wonderfully energetic children who attend New Town Elementary School. Her son Nate is the oldest and her twins, Isabelle and Jackson are 18 months younger than Nate. They make her days busy and fun!
“…there will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes, but with hard work, there are no limits” – Alan Abrahamson