• Mr. Shane Henderson Shane Henderson is a first grade teacher who started working at Pittsboro Elementary in August 2017. Mr. Henderson received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from Southern New Hampshire University. He also received Teacher Certification in Elementary Education from East Carolina University. Mr. Henderson grew up in Chatham County and also attended Chatham County Schools.
  • Ms. Cynthia Mandese Cynthia Mandese is a first grade teacher. She has been teaching since 2009 at many different levels and schools. She has been acting for the past 6 years and has been invloved in various different theater productions and films in the community. She grew up in Florida and moved to NC in 1995.
  • Ms. Melanie Dark Hi I am Melanie Dark I began my teaching career in Woodland, California in 1988, later returning to North Carolina to teach in the Alamance-Burlington School System and Guilford County Schools for a total of 30 plus years in education. I received my undergraduate degree from North Carolina A&T State University. (Aggie Pride!) I live in Liberty NC with my husband and 2 daughters. I love teaching at Pittsboro Elementary School and most of all watching students learn and grow!
  • Ms. Melissa Smith
  • Ms. Tabitha Martin Mrs. Martin has taught first grade for the past three years. This is her first year at Pittsboro Elementary! Mrs. Martin graduated from University of North Carolina at Wilmington with her undergraduate in elementary education. Mrs. Martin grew up in Chatham County and attended Chatham County Schools. Mrs. Martin loves to spend time with her family and her dog.
  • Ms. Whitney Busenlehner Whitney Busenlehner is a 1st grade teacher here at Pittsboro Elementary. She received her undergraduate degree from NC A&T University. She started her education career here at Pittsboro Elementary in February 2018 as an Instructional Assistant. She began teaching 1st grade in August 2020. She is a native of Chatham County.