Statement of Governance

Statement of Governance

The Teaching Fellows Institute is managed by an Executive Director and a Board of Directors, and operates as an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Teaching Fellows Institute
4100 Carmel Road
Suite B #280
Charlotte, NC 28226

2022-2023 Teaching Fellows Institute Board of Directors


Alina Bartlett                                  Architect, Owner House of Bartlett                

Sonja Taylor                  Assistant Head for Academic Affairs , Charlotte Latin School          

Chris Weiss                                       Assistant Head of School, Trinity Episcopal School

Theresa Kasay                                  Director of Academics, Charlotte Christian  School                        

Joseph Kenny                                    Financial Professional

Kimberly Kirk                                 Attorney, Moore & VanAllen  

Trina Potter                                    Teaching Fellow and CMS Teacher 

Cheryl Riley                                     Chief Administrator / Principal Victory          Christian Center, TFI Alumna                           

Michael Magno                                   Assistant Head of School, Providence        Day School

 Kay Sowers                                      Accounting Professional, Community            Volunteer

Joanne McGuire                              Professor and Chair , UNC Charlotte              Department of Religious Studies

Ariana Shahinfar                           Lecturer, Psychology Department, UNC        Charlotte, TFI Board Chair

 Scott Waybright                             Assistant Head of School , Charlotte Country Day