Hello! My name is Sarah Maier, and I am thrilled to serve as principal of Shady Grove Elementary School in Davie County. I have more than 12 years of experience in education and fully believe in helping each student to reach his or her fullest potential.
Before coming to Shady Grove, I served four years as principal of Friedberg Elementary School in Davidson County. During my career, I taught third grade, worked with teachers as a district curriculum specialist, and served as an assistant principal at three elementary schools. I graduated from High Point University, earning a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, and earned a master's degree in School Administration from Gardner-Webb University.
I am the mother of a sweet and spunky four-year-old daughter, Avalyn Grace. Together we enjoy fostering kittens through the Humane Society and doing anything outdoors. Avalyn is my inspiration to create a positive school environment in which all students experience success.
I believe that all students can learn; it is just a matter of figuring out their individual educational needs. Working with teachers to grow students is a passion of mine. I am thrilled to have to opportunity to work with the Shady Grove community and collaborate with all stakeholders at Shady Grove Elementary!
Susan Spear, Assistant Principal
Katherine McMillan, Data Manager
Abby White, Finance Secretary
Lydia Moore, Office Manager