Ms. Benette Sutton

Director of Student Teaching, Instructor of Education

  • B.A., Sacred Heart College
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Coordinate Student Teacher Training each semester
  •  Prepare student teachers’ licensure information to be sent to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  •  Prepare students for the North Carolina licensure exams
  • 1994 – 2005 Title I Programs Coordinator
    Gaston County Schools, Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Monitored reading specialists in fourteen Title I Schools
  •  Conducted audits to ensure Title I records met federal guidelines
  •  Organized and conducted workshops for reading and literacy teachers in the Title I schools
  •  Monitored Title I literacy teachers
  •  Compiled handbook for reading teachers and literacy teachers
  •  Evaluated all Title I programs using test data
  •  Assisted Title I principals in writing Title I projects required by the state
  • Past Chair of the Board of Directors, Gaston Literacy Council
  •  Received the Gaston Literacy Council’s Phil Ritter Leadership Award for 2016
  •  Member of the International Reading Association
  •  Kiser Elementary Teacher of the Year 1993
  •  Presenter at North Carolina Science Teachers’ Association
  •  Committee member of Girls Leading Girls in Science