About Our School

Meet Our Admins

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Ms. Pam Sieger is the executive director for Carolus Online Academy as of April 2024. More recently, she was the portfolio academic administrator working with schools, providing training, professional development, and academic support. Before this role, she served as the gifted coordinator at NMDCA, working with students both academically and with their social and emotional goals. Ms. Sieger began working with K12-powered schools in July 2012 as a middle school English teacher in Pennsylvania, where she gained experience working with online learners, families, and colleagues.

Ms. Sieger earned her Master of Education in English from Edinboro University and a Master of Education in Gifted Education from Millersville University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in secondary education English from Penn State University. She is a level III certified teacher in secondary education English and a certified teacher and endorsed teacher in pre-K–12th grade gifted education.

Ms. Sieger is a certified youth mental health first-aid instructor who fosters trauma-informed awareness in schools. She is also a certified practitioner with the Institute of Habits of Mind and volunteers on the  National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) award committee.

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Mrs. Angela Jones-Howze is a veteran educator with 28 years of experience ranging from tutoring to teaching to administration. Her professional experience includes serving as a classroom teacher and an administrator in a brick-and-mortar environment. Mrs. Jones-Howze has also worked as a virtual educator in various capacities for 10 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, a master’s degree in early childhood education, a second master’s in education administration, and a doctorate in organizational leadership. She is excited to be a part of the awesome Carolus family!

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Dr. Carlotta Redish previously served as the chief of diversity and inclusion for a public school district in South Carolina. Dr. Redish was responsible for developing, facilitating, and managing all diversity and inclusion-related initiatives in that role. Dr. Redish planned and convened the first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Alliance, an employee resource group, to analyze student and employee policies and practices through a racial equity lens. She also liaised with district leaders and coordinated with local and state corporations/organizations on strategic planning, grants/philanthropy, educational programming, diversity, and inclusion programs.

Obtaining her Doctorate in Philosophy and Child Development, Dr. Redish also holds a Master of Education in Secondary Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, all awarded at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Before pursuing her passion for diversity and inclusion, Dr. Redish served in various school-site and district office positions from Georgia to California to South Carolina. Her duties included developing and implementing certification programs, managing the South Carolina State Department of Education accreditation processes, evaluating teachers (ADEPT), managing the new principal evaluation process (PADEPP), and developing a training curriculum. Her peers elected her to serve on the executive committee for the Instructional Leaders Division of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). She is a former board member of the Cherokee County Boys and Girls Club of America, First Steps, the Cherokee Rotary Club Board of Directors, Spartanburg Community College Advisory Board, and a former volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Dr. Redish previously served on the Spartanburg Community College Foundation Board, the Piedmont Community Action Board of Directors, and the Chapman Cultural Center Board of Directors. Dr. Redish is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

She has one daughter, a Howard University graduate and current research fellow at the National Institute for Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Redish’s accomplishments are many, and she is dedicated to helping our children obtain the education they so rightly deserve.

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Mr. Christopher Webber brings over two decades of dedicated service in education, excelling in creating access points, opportunities, and experiences for a diverse student population with varied career-focused interests.

Mr. Webber’s teaching philosophy centers on building strong relationships through empathy and understanding, setting a foundation for effective communication and information sharing. His skills extend to team building, instructional design, curriculum development, and leadership within dynamic learning ecosystems.

A proponent of intersectional innovation and growth, Mr. Webber is passionate about coaching and collaboration, modeling reflective thinking, and optimizing communication. His strategic approach to marketing and partnership development continues to drive his interest in networking, relationship building, and expanding high school programs.

Committed to proactive program building and strong school-business collaborations, Mr. Webber aims to empower both learners and leaders to realize their unique potential and expand their horizons.

As an innovative academic administrator, Mr. Webber is dedicated to ensuring that the school’s trajectory surpasses goals with a student-centered approach, cultivating meaningful connections with staff, students, teachers, parents, and stakeholders.

Naaraha Bryant

For Dr. Naarah Bryant, working in education isn’t just a profession; it’s a passionate journey. She has dedicated the past 15 years to this calling, which brings joy to her daily interactions with students.

Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Bryant embraces continuous learning and personal development. She earned a bachelor’s degree in child development from Claflin University and a master’s in elementary education from Wheelock College. Dr. Bryant also holds two master’s degrees from Grand Canyon University, special education and curriculum and instruction, and a fourth master’s in communication, reading, and counseling. She earned a PhD in educational leadership from Capella University and was recently certified as a registered behavior technician.

Outside of work and learning, Dr. Bryant enjoys shopping, travel, music, movies, and the simple pleasure of catching up on sleep. Most of all, she enjoys quality time with her family, who drive her dedication to providing them with memorable experiences that last a lifetime. Dr. Bryant says her family is her world, and their support fuels her passion for both personal and professional growth.

Embracing the words of William Butler Yeats, Dr. Bryant believes that education is not just about filling a pail but lighting a fire.

Tracy Lee | Testing Coordinator

Mrs. Tracey Lee was born and raised on the island of Trinidad. Her mom and grandmother are both educators, so she has always been passionate about education. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Claflin University. Her career in education includes six years of teaching all subjects in 2nd and 3rd grades and one year serving as a school-level technologist. She enjoys spending time with her husband and stepdaughter, watching basketball (Go Lady Gamecocks!), playing video games, and traveling.

Kanesha Morman | Reading Coach

Miss Kanesha Morman has been an educator for nearly a decade. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina Upstate. She taught 3rd grade for three years in Athens, Georgia, before obtaining a master’s in reading with dyslexia certification from Sam Houston State University. Miss Morman transitioned into the interventionist role, serving 4th and 5th grades in reading and math and serving as a dyslexia interventionist in Houston, Texas. She is a certified dyslexia therapist passionate about making learning accessible for all. Miss Morman is working on a Doctor of Education in curriculum and instruction from Texas Southern University. Miss Morman enjoys reading, traveling, and crafting. She is excited to be part of the Carolus team, supporting teachers and students in best reading practices.