Learning Support Staff

Phone: (704) 716 2409

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Mrs. Kelsey Black, M.A

Mrs. Black has been in the education field since 2016, after graduating with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education from Villanova University. Kelsey has worked as a Learning Support Specialist in the past, in both Charlotte and Philadelphia. In her most recent role, she was employed as a Clinical Case Manager, advocating for services and funding for adolescents with special needs. Originally from the Boston area, Kelsey moved to Charlotte to escape those long, cold winters! 

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Mrs. Carolina Figueiras

Mrs. Figueiras is the newest Learning Support Specialist to join our team. After earning a B.S. in Psychology, Mrs. Figueiras taught abroad before returning to New Orleans to receive an M.A. in Teaching with an English certification. While teaching in Charlotte and New Orleans, Mrs. Figueiras worked with students with various learning needs, and is eager to work with students at Charlotte Catholic to help them reach their full potential. 

Phone: 704-716-2453

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Miss Melody Hager

Melody Hager is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Asheville with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology, as well as an alumna of CCHS (Class of ’14!). Melody has enjoyed working with children of all ages since graduating from college in 2018, and looks forward to assisting her high schoolers as they transition into the next phase of their lives: adulthood! Outside of school, Melody enjoys singing and playing music professionally around the Charlotte area and snuggling up next to her kitty, Mike.

Options Program

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Mrs. Shelley Floriani

Mrs. Floriani is excited to be joining the Learning Support Team here at Charlotte Catholic High School. She is the Options Program teacher and coordinator. She earned her MA in Special Education at Kean University in New Jersey. This is her 18th year teaching students with Special Needs. Prior to coming to Charlotte Catholic, Mrs. Floriani taught in Union County (NC),  New Jersey, and Connecticut. Originally from New Jersey, she and her family moved to Charlotte 16 years ago and absolutely love living in the area.

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Miss Annie Jared

Annie Jared graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is currently working on her Masters in Educational Psychology with an emphasis of Creativity and Cognition at Texas A&M University and will graduate in the spring. Annie recently moved to Charlotte from her home in Houston, Texas where she taught preschool. She is currently the Options Program Assistant at Charlotte Catholic. In her free time, Annie enjoys hanging out with her golden retriever, Finn and is an avid Houston Astros fan!