Degrees and Certifications:
MS Literacy Education BS Elementary Education
Ms. Stacie Lester
The 2020-2021 school year will be my 10th year teaching and my 6th year at Polenta! This year I will be teaching 2nd grade. The previous 5 years were in 1st grade. I am excited to be teaching 2nd grade again. I previously taught 2nd grade during the 4 years I taught in New York before moving to North Carolina. I hold my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Long Island University/C.W. Post. I attended Adelphi University and received my Master's Degree in Literacy Education. I was inducted into Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society-International Literacy Association. I have attended Math Foundation Training. As well as, training in instructional strategies to support language and literacy development for ELL students.
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Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 21. The event will be held in a Zoom Conference format from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with various school principals about career opportunities in each of the district’s 47 schools.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.