Carla Bromstead | 6th Math/Science | firstname.lastname@example.org
Carla is a native of Miami, FL but has lived in several different areas of the globe since high school. In 2002 she earned a Bachelors degree in Humanities from the University of Colorado, Boulder before realizing education and children are her true calling. In 2008 she received her license in Elementary Education at UNCW where she fell in love with this city and its’ people and has remained ever since. She has seven years of experience teaching in the upper elementary grades, and is excited for this new adventure teaching 6th grade Math and Science at CFCI!
In her spare time, you can usually find Carla and her husband outside chasing after their three young children on one of their many adventures biking, swimming, beaching, or exploring the local sea life. Occasionally you can also find them lazing around on the couch reading or watching movies.
Ruben Echavarria | 7th & 8th Grade Math| email@example.com
Ruben Echavarria is from Setauket, NY and has recently moved to Wilmington to join the CFCI community. He started his post secondary career at Penn State University where he studied Architectural Engineering while playing baseball. During his baseball career at Penn State he embarked on a mentorship program tutoring students ranging from high school mathematics all the way through differential equations at the collegiate level. His many pupils during that time frame inspired him to consider a future in the education world. Upon securing a National Championship in the NCBA World Series, he then turned his focus towards a Mathematics Degree in Secondary Education at Dowling College. Mr. Echavarria has taught Mathematics and Computer Programming for grades 5-8 including Math I for 4 years prior to joining the CFCI family.
Aside from a career in Mathematics Education, Mr. Echavarria has also worked in many summer camp programs as a Baseball Director, Orientation and Special Events Coordinator, and a Division Leader in charge of overseeing the fun, safety, and overall well being of the entire Middle Boys Division. His passion for helping people reach their potential is evident in the energy and enthusiasm brought with him on a daily basis.
Brandt Hart | 7th & 8th Grade Science | firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandt is a North Carolina native and has been happily tethered to the coastline for the last eight years. He earned a BS in Marine Biology and a Masters in middle grades science education, both from UNCW. After dabbling in kayak instruction, magazine writing, and veterinarian work, he’s pretty sure teaching is the most fun he’s had yet (less dog fur). If you can’t find him in the classroom, Brandt is usually in the ocean looking for waves or trying to convince his garden to give him vegetables.
Sarah McCorcle | 6th Language Arts/ Social Studies | email@example.com
Sarah McCorcle is originally from Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree from VA Tech in History and English. She began her career in education as a counselor/ teacher with the Eckerd Youth Alternatives Wilderness Therapeutic Program. After “camp life” she received her Masters of Education degree at NC State. She has taught middle grades language arts and social studies at CFCI since 2002.
In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and two daughters, being on the water, and reading.
Alixandria Baldwin |7th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies| firstname.lastname@example.org
Alixandria Moore grew up in Troy, North Carolina. She moved to Greensboro to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she received her Bachelors degree in English. In the fall of 2016, she began the Masters of Teaching program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. While in graduate school, Alixandria gained experiences at multiple middle schools and worked as a tutor. Her certifications are in Social Studies and English Language Arts. While obtaining her education, Alixandria has had experience in a variety of jobs. She worked as a graduate assistant in the EEMLS department of UNCW, where she assisted professors in educational research and daily tasks. She worked as a substitute teacher and STAE tutor for New Hanover County Schools, where she gained experiences in multiple middle schools in the county. Presently, she tutors clients with diverse needs for Exceptional Educators. In her free time, she spends her days with her two dogs or at the beach. She enjoys reading, playing volleyball, soccer, writing poetry, and various arts and crafts. She is extremely excited to begin her journey with CFCI in 7th grade!
Cathi Mintz, 8th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies email@example.com
Cathi Mintz is a graduate of Duke University with over 20 years of experience in the education field. She has been a classroom teacher, coach, curriculum coordinator, and consultant in public and private schools across the country. She and her husband, Stephen have three beautiful children. In her spare time, Cathi enjoys reading and running. She recently completed her second marathon and is training to qualify for the Boston Marathon.