Principal: Mrs. Adrian ParryWelcome to Rocky River Elementary School. I look forward to collaboratively working with our students, staff, parents and community to promote student success and achievement. I am a North Carolina Native and graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education (Go Pirates!). I have been in public education for 13 years. I was a third grade teacher here in Cabarrus County prior to my endeavors in school administration. I also taught fifth grade in a neighboring county, served as North Carolina Principal Fellow Intern at Hickory Ridge Middle and most recently served as the Assistant Principal of Instruction at Patriots STEM Elementary. I received my Masters Degree in School Administration from UNCC as a North Carolina Principal Fellow.
I appreciate what a great family the Rocky River Elementary community is, and I consider myself extremely lucky to be a part of it. Please feel free to contact with me any questions or concerns, I am always here to help if you need anything. Thank you and welcome to The Rock!
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Tori BrasherGreetings Roadrunners! I am excited about being a member of the Rocky River family, and I am eager to serve you as your Assistant Principal. I am originally from Greensboro, NC where I graduated as a NC Teaching Fellow from UNC-Greensboro and taught high school Social Studies in Winston-Salem Forsyth County School and Guilford County Schools. I received my Master’s in School Administration as a NC Principal Fellow at UNC-Charlotte. Since graduating I have served as the Assistant Principal at Harris Road Middle School. Outside of school I enjoy spending time with my family, fishing and visiting museums. Thank you for allowing me to serve you, and we are going to have a fantastic school year.Assistant Principal: Mr. Justin Poole
Greetings Roadrunners! I am so ecstatic to serve as your child’s Assistant Principal, and I look forward to partnering with you to ensure that your child’s academic and social emotional needs are met. I am originally from Greensboro, North Carolina where I graduated from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I also received a master’s degree in Elementary Education from Pfeiffer University and an add-on certificate in School Administration from Gardner-Webb University. Prior to my venture in school administration, I served as a 5th grade teacher, science/math facilitator, and a Dean of Students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family, exercising, and attending various professional sporting events. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. Thank you for allowing me to serve you.Principal Intern: Mrs. Dawn RaneyI am beyond excited to start this year as your Principal Intern at Rocky River Elementary School. I am a native of Cabarrus County and grew up in the Mount Pleasant community. After graduating from Mount Pleasant High School, I attended Appalachian State University where I received my Bachelor's of Science degree in Elementary Education in 2001. In May 2015, I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Master's of Reading Education K-12. In January of 2017, I began my journey at High Point University to achieve my Master's of Administration. I have taught 3rd and 4th grade at Mount Pleasant Elementary School for the past 16 years. I look forward to new adventures here at Rocky River Elementary School with students and staff. Let's move mountains this year!