Please consider how your business or organization can support elementary and middle school students in Steele Creek.

The timing of these events will be updated when schools resume a normal schedule after Covid-19 restrictions.

Please contact the school (contact names and emails are listed at the end of the Partnering Needs) or Jeanne Smith, Coordinator for Alignment Southwest Charlotte at

Share your experience and expertise: 

Partnering NeedSchools Involved Time Frame
Mentors and coaches to help with after school robotics, science or engineering clubs;  Odyssey of the MindKennedy MS
Berewick E.
Steele Creek E. 
Winget Park E.
Be a career speaker in a classroomKennedy MS
Berewick E.
Winget Park E.
Provide a field trip to your job site for students and/or teachersKennedy MS
Southwest MS
Winget Park E.
Be a speaker or set up a table for a Career Day or Career Fair; 
Provide general help for the event
Kennedy MS
Winget Park E.
Steele Creek E,
Volunteer for STEM nights or Science/Engineering Fairs: as an activity leader, judge, etc. Kennedy MS
Steele Creek E.
Mentor individual students All Schools
Marketing, public relations and advertising assistance for school programs Kennedy MS
Southwest MS

Provide prizes or gifts to students or teachers: 

Partnering Needed Schools Involved Time Frame
Provide small items as prizes for science and engineering Fair winners (Can be items from business or trade shows) Kennedy MS
River Gate E.
Winget Park E.
Steele Creek E. 
Provide food or small gifts for teacher appreciation  All schools  
Provide small gifts (pencils, food coupons, etc.) for student award ceremonies River Gate E.  

Be a volunteer for needed school initiatives: 

Partnering Need  Schools Time Frame
Literacy Support – 
Reading Buddies 
2nd & 3rd grade 
Middle School students
All Schools  
Read Charlotte  Berewick E.
Steele Creek E. 
Math Tutoring – guided by Heart Tutoring  Berewick  
Proctors for end of school assessments/exams All Schools   

Provide funds for scholarships for 5th grade class field trips ($350 – $375) for Steele Creek and Lake Wylie Students 

Contacts are listed below.

Elementary Schools:

Berewick:  Mojdeh Henderson:

Lake Wylie:  Kira Michaw:

Palisades Park: Kevin Granger:

Rivergate:  Jeremy Lundgren:

Steele Creek:  Gregg Petty:

Winget Park:  Rick Mohrien:

Middle Schools:

Kennedy:  JoLundra Anderson:

Southwest:  Jaime Massey: