• Glenn's Team

    At Glenn Elementary, we are committed to recruiting, supporting, and retaining exceptional educators for the very best students in Durham. We are proud of our team and the vast experiences, honors, awards, and accomplishments that have made them the educators they are today.

    Glenn Faculty

    Faculty Stats

    74   52%
    Full-Time Staff Members   Hold or are currently enrolled in coursework toward advanced degrees
    10:1    25%+
    Average student/faculty ratio   Staff who are bilingual (Spanish, French, German)
    52%   18%
    Ethnic and racial diversity    Faculty pursuing or have obtained National Board Certification
    35   700
    Teachers who received education-related grants, awards, scholarships, or stipends    Years of combined teaching experience



    Staff Honors

    • North Carolina Teaching Fellows
    • DPS Teachers & Employees of the Month
    • DPS EC Teachers of the Month
    • DPS Principal of the Year & North Carolina Regional Principal of the Year
    • DPS Teacher of the Year & Teacher of the Year Finalist
    • DPS Counselor of the Year
    • DPS Instructional Assistant of the Year
    • Highly Qualified Honors on EdTPA
    • Multiple Teacher of the Year and Beginning Teacher of the Year Winners from schools across the district, state, and country
    • Initial Cohort of DREAM (Diverse and Resilient Educators Advised through Mentorship) Teachers
    • Javits-Frasier Scholar (National Association for Gifted Children)
    • Teach for America Corps Members
    • Americorps Award Recipient
    • MATCH Corps
    • WRAL Teachers of the Week
    • ARC Educator of the Year
    • Superintendent’s Service Award Recipient
    • A+ Educator Award Recipient
    • Student Teachers of the Year Award Recipient
    • Segal Education Award Recipient
    • LatinxEd Fellow
    • Princeton Elks Award Recipient
    • Panhellenic Community Service Award Recipient
    • Apple Distinguished Educator Award Recipient
    • Martha King Literacy Award Recipient
    • Ohio State BEST Practices Recipient

    Countries Where We've Lived and Worked

    Austria, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Honduras, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States!

    Leadership Skills, Additional Certifications, and Specialized Skills

    • Teacher Leadership Academy Participants
    • Training in Peer Group Connection & Capturing Kids’ Hearts
    • North Carolina State Literacy Learning Leader
    • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
    • US Army Combat Veteran
    • Adjunct Faculty at Duke, Meredith College and Durham Tech
    • NCAA athletes in basketball, lacrosse, netball, volleyball, and trampoline
    • Over 200 grants written and received by Glenn staff including Donors Choose, Durham Public Schools Foundation, Duke DoGood, Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Project Launch, Department of Public Instruction


    Where Did Our Team Go to College?

    UNC, NCCU, Duke, NC State, A&T, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, University of Chicago, Williams, Harvard, UNC Charlotte, App State, University of Pennsylvania, Penn State, Zurich University, Texas Tech, WCU, Florida State, Leslie College, ECU, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Westminster College, Towson, USC, The Ohio State University, Guilford College, Virginia State University, Emerson