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Our Staff


Rhonda Dillingham I Executive Director

Rhonda Dillingham PhotoRhonda Dillingham is a veteran educator who taught 9th -12th grade English for 18 years and brings a wealth of experience to her role as Executive Director of the NC Association for Public Charter Schools.

She graduated with honors from Greensboro College in 1996 with a BA in secondary English Education.  In addition to earning her National Board Certification in 2005, Rhonda has completed Master’s work in Education Leadership at High Point University.

In 2007, she was part of the team that founded the Asheboro High School Zoo School, a satellite location of Asheboro High School at the North Carolina Zoo. The Zoo School serves grades 10-12 in a science-focused small learning community committed to project-based learning and environmental education. In 2013, she co-founded Uwharrie Charter Academy, the only charter school in Randolph County, where she served as Chief Curriculum Officer for three years. Now in its eleventh year, Uwharrie Charter’s mission is to prepare students for post-secondary life through a STEM-focused project-based learning environment.

As Executive Director of the NC Association for Public Charter Schools, Rhonda is proud of the progress the organization has made in serving the needs of the state’s public charter schools while she works to advocate, educate, and support the advancement of quality educational opportunities for all North Carolina children by supporting and expanding successful charter schools.

Email Rhonda at [email protected].


Meredith Flowe I Chief of Staff

Meredith Flowe PhotoMeredith is thrilled to be a part of the team at the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools.  She began her career as a middle school math teacher.  Meredith then spent the last 18 years in non-profit roles dedicated to ensuring children and families have access to excellent educational opportunities.  At Self-Help Credit Union/Ventures Fund she focused on facility financing, policy, and technical assistance for charter schools across the country.  Meredith served as Chief of Staff at the Impact Center and as the Development Director at Henderson Collegiate.  Most recently, she served as the Executive Director of The Centers for Exceptional Children.  She holds a B.A. with Honors from UNC-Chapel Hill and a J.D. from UNC School of Law.  

 Email Meredith at [email protected].


Emily Moore I Operations Support Specialist

Emily Moore PhotoEmily started her teaching career as a sixth-grade Social Studies and Language Arts teacher in a traditional public middle school.  After five years she was blessed with the opportunity to transition to Clover Garden School where she taught fifth grade Math.  Recognized for her hands-on, engaging lessons, out-of-the-box ideas, and leadership abilities Emily was given the opportunity to join the administration team as Assistant Principal. While serving in this role Emily went back to school and earned her Masters in School Administration from Liberty University.  Emily worked as a Strategic Consultant for Leaders Building Leaders prior to joining the team at NCAPCS where she worked closely with many charter schools in the state providing a variety of support and leadership growth services.  Emily has a strong belief in the magical power that North Carolina Charters possess to revolutionize education for the students of our state and she is excited to be a part of the team at the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools.

Email Emily at [email protected].