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Coretta Sharpless
Email, Phone Ext. 26204

Mrs. Coretta Sharpless was named the principal of Northside Elementary School in August of 2015 after serving as the assistant principal. Mrs. Sharpless is an experienced educational leader who truly celebrates both the past and the future of Northside – she grew up in the same neighborhood and now has a chance to return in a state of the art school that is sure to be a community hub.

Mrs. Sharpless has served in multiple roles in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools since 2003 including as an assistant principal, assistant principal intern, teacher, gifted education specialist, intervention specialist, grade level chair and student support team chair. Previously, she worked with Alamance-Burlington City Schools for six years.

Mrs. Sharpless earned her Master of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from North Carolina Central University. She also completed a Gifted Education Certification at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Michael Brown
Assistant Principal
Email, Phone Ext. 26206

Mr. Brown was named the assistant principal of Northside Elementary in September of 2015.  He truly believes in three R’s for student's success: Relationships, Rigor and Relevance!

Mr. Brown has worked in education for many years. He has been a middle school social studies and science teacher, science content leader and voted on the executive board of the Alamance Burlington Association of Educators while working for Alamance Burlington School System. He completed his principal internship and post internship with the Deputy Superintendent of Academic Services in Durham Public Schools.

Mr. Brown earned his Master of School Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Grades Education from North Carolina Central University.