Welcome Eastway's New Principals
Dr. Jackaline Teel, Principal
Dr. Jackaline Teel, comes to Eastway with over 18 years of experience in PK-8 education. She has served as an assistant principal at Eno Valley Elementary and R.N. Harris Elementary. Dr. Teel has been a science teacher and curriculum writer for Wake County Public Schools and has worked as a science teacher and instructional coach for Nash-Rocky Mount Schools. Dr. Teel earned her Doctor of Education degree from Gardner-Webb University and Masters of School Administration from North Carolina State University.
Mr. John Guffey, New Assistant Principal
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Guffey is a passionate educator with an MA in Religious Studies from Liberty University and was a North Carolina Principal Fellow, completing a Master’s of School Administration from North Carolina State University. Prior to entering education, Mr. Guffey spent over two decades in the business world working to build and lead teams in various corporations in Tennessee and New York City. Drawn to help students grow and with a lifelong love of learning, Mr. Guffey entered education initially as a high school social studies teacher at Durham’s Performance Learning Center. After conducting his principal internship at Eno Valley Elementary, Mr. Guffey is proud to join the staff of Eastway! Mr. Guffey has three sons and currently lives in Durham.
DPS April Engagement Sessions
Provide your input on the Strategic Plan, Growing Together for Secondary Schools, and more!
A Conversation with the Superintendent for Our Latinx Community
Let's Talk! Dr. Pascal Mubenga, DPS Superintendent, wants to hear from members of the Latinx community. Please join him on Friday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. to share your thoughts, ideas, and concerns.
An Open Letter to Families and Staff About Gun Violence
Our Superintendent and Board Chair address the DPS community addressing gun violence.