4 Corners Elevator Speeches


At the Summer Institutes, participants were engaged in the activity described on the slide below. Elevator speeches were filmed at each site, and can be viewed below by Summer Institute location.
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June 25-27, 2011, Grove Park Inn



Alyssa Franco, Henderson County Schools.


Susan Owens, Cabarrus County Schools


Connie Newman, Transylvania County Schools


Shawn Parris, Haywood County Schools / Lisa Welch, Macon County Schools / Donna Sink, Yancey County Schools / Donna Podgorny, Union County Public Schools

July 12-13, 2011, Kinston High School











July 14-15, 2011, West Stokes High School


Emily Taylor - Yadkin County Schools

Glenn Byrum - Mountain Island Charter

Yasmin Jaffe - Stokes County Schools



Gary Edge - Davidson County Schools

Matt Dunn - Randolph County Schools



Dennis Frye - Rockingham County Schools

Jean Koehler - Clover Garden Charter School

Leslie Baldwin - Winston Salem/Forsyth Schools

Wanda Smith - Rockingham County Schools



July 19-20, 2011, Pasquotank High School



Ann Borisoff, Pitt County Schools / Hillary Griffin, Currituck County Schools / Ericka Adkins, Gates County Schools


Carlos Bardales, Warren County Schools / Julio Morales, Hyde County Schools


Yanisha Mann, Washington County Schools / Elizabeth Barber, Martin County Schools


Bill Gore, Beaufort County Schools


Greg Daniel, Bertie County

July 21-22, 2011, Maiden High School


Audience: Parents - Cheryl Milam, Cabarrus County / Jennifer Barney, Davie County


Audience: Administrators - Tracey Ward, Mooresville City / Mara Cobe, Charlotte-Mecklenburg / Robyn Lance, Mitchell County / Jeff Tunstall, Surry County / Alejandra Ahrensdorf, St. Mark Catholic School


Audience: Students - Carmen Scoggins, Watauga County / Candace Haithcox, Alexander County / Candace Englert, Avery County / Julie Taylor, Ashe County / Brandy Mills, Burke County / Sarah White, Hickory Public Schools


Audience: Teachers - Carla Fassbender, Iredell-Statesville Schools / Neil Bolick, Catawba County

July 26-27, 2011, Pinecrest High School



Liz Sanders, Robeson County / Ana Perez, Moore County / Marwan Hasan, Al-Iman School



Astrid Gonzalez, Richmond County / Ana Perez, UPTI / Jennifer Solis, American Renaissance Charter / Honen Mohmoud, AL Iman School/ Maite Lamberri Lee County High School



Carmen Villalobos, Cumberland County / Tammy Dorman, Columbus County / Spencer Register, Chatham County / Tom Huffstefler, Wake County / Carla Murray, Lexington City



Justin Seifis, Alamance-Burlington / Sonya Chevez, Montgomery County / Liz Sanders, Robeson County