A new principal appointment was announced at tonight's Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education meeting.
Dr. Matthew Slota was named principal at Winding Springs Elementary. He has been assistant principal at Druid Hills Academy since 2020 and was assistant principal at Marie G. Davis K-8 from 2019-2020 and Idlewild Elementary from 2015-2019. He also was dean of students at Idlewild from 2011-2015, a teacher at Ridge Road Middle from 2009-2011 and assistant principal at Winget Park Elementary from 2008-2009.
Dr. Slota earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, and a master's degree in teaching from Pfeiffer University, Charlotte. He also earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Education from Capella University, Minneapolis.