Terri Edmunds-Heard was named the Executive Principal for Region 4 effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Edmunds-Heard is a dedicated professional educator who brings a wealth of teaching and leadership experience to the position to include: Principal of Franconia Elementary School; Principal of Steel Creek Elementary School and Walter G. Byers Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C.; and Assistant Principal of Mallard Creek Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C. Ms. Edmunds-Heard has taught in elementary and middle schools in Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee.
Ms. Edmunds-Heard has established herself as a leader who works collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure success for all students by developing engaging, equitable, warm, safe and inviting school environments. She builds strong relationships with all stakeholders and implements best instructional practices.
Ms. Edmunds-Heard earned her B.S. Degree in Special Education, Learning Disabilities from Virginia Commonwealth University, her M.Ed. Degree, Special Education, Minor in Administration from Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, and her M.S.A., Masters of School Administration from the University of North Carolina.