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Professional Studies

GIMO's Executive Director earned M.A.T in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. GIMO's Executive Director also obtained an Advanced Standard II Teaching License. This professional degree is the foundation in which GIMO developed skills in research and leadership through courses in research, advanced classroom management, and consultation and collaboration.

Undergraduate Studies

GIMO's Executive Director obtained a Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry (Christian Education) from Lee University. "Lee is emerging as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region and is consistently ranked in the "Top Tier" of the Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Lee is also ranked by Princeton Review's "Best Colleges," and is one of the 141 colleges named Best in the Southeast.

Undergraduate Studies

GIMO's Executive Director received an Associate of the Arts from Central Piedmont Community College.

Council for Exceptional Children

"The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents."

Chamber of Commerce

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HUB Certified

Department manages many of the state's advocacy programs that provide assistance and services to diverse segments of the state's population that have been traditionally underserved.


The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) is a political subdivision of the State, governed by a nine-member Board of Directors, with administrative support provided by the University of North Carolina.