I'm Danielle Cusick, a 2000 graduate from West Chester University where I earned my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a 2018 graduate from Queens University of Charlotte where I earned my master’s degree in Educational Leadership. I have taught in North Carolina for 13 years and have been in school leadership for 5 years as MTSS Director, Director of Students Services and EC Director. I am originally from Eastern Pennsylvania but have been in North Carolina since 2000 . I am married to David for 21 years, have two children, Katelyn (19) who attends Appalachian State University where she is studying to be a speech pathologist and Ryan (8) who is a second grader. I have a dog (Pippi), and 2 chickens (Snickers and Midnight). I enjoy being outdoors, running, hiking, gardening and spending time with my family and pets!