1st - 6th Grade (Gymnasium)
9026 Mallard Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
7th - 12th Grade
Kevin Pope Beth Griffiths
Middle and High School Campus Administrator
AMS Secondary I Certification - Houston Montessori Center
M.A. Environmental Education – Montclair State University
B.S. Zoology – University of Maryland
Before joining Countryside, Heide directed environmental education programs at two YMCA’s. She was the lead middle school teacher for Countryside from 1993-2003. Heide accepted the administrator position of Countryside High School in 2007.
A.A. Art - Anderson University
Lynne joined Countryside in 1984 as administrator of the University Place campus. After completing the pre-primary training, she founded and directed the All-Day Montessori Program, 1989-99. After completing the AMS lower elementary training, she taught in the lower elementary class form 1999-2007. Lynne was named the Administrator of the Elementary Campus in 2007.
AMS Elementary I and II Credentials - North Carolina Center for Montessori Teacher Education
B.A. Elementary Education – UNC Charlotte
Kevin began working at Countryside in January 1989 at the University Place location in the After School Care Program. He moved into the classroom as an assistant in elementary then became a lead teacher in both Lower and Upper Elementary. Kevin has been serving as the school's Curriculum Coordinator since fall 1999. In 2011 he became Countryside's first Academic Facilitator serving all grade levels: PreK - 12. Kevin was named Administrator of the Preschool Cmapus in 2012.
B.A. Education – Mississippi State University
Prior to joining Countryside in 1998, Nick spent nine years working with YMCAs in Mississippi. After arriving in Charlotte in 1993, Nick worked as program director for the University City YMCA. While there he worked closely with Countryside in developing athletic programs for the school.
Director of Development and Marketing
B.S. Business Administration - Marketing - University of Florida
CFRE - Certified Fund Raising Executive
CMD - Certified Marketing Director
Beth joined the Countryside administrative leadership team in 2010 with ten years experience in Marketing and Admissions at Charlotte Preparatory School. Prior to her career in independent school education, Beth spent twelve years in shopping center marketing serving as the Director of Marketing for Midtown Square and SouthPark Mall.