MEET OUR FACULTY AND STAFF

Teachers at Noble Academy work closely with each student to adapt assignments and projects to complement individual strengths.

Administration

Amanda Carter is the Head of School at Noble Academy. Prior to becoming the Head of School, Amanda served for three years in the role of High School Dean of Students, helping to solidify a culture of acceptance and excellence in a school that empowers students with ADHD and learning differences to pursue their highest potential within a comprehensive, supportive educational environment. Prior to coming to Noble Academy, she worked at the Lawrence School in Ohio, which has a similar focus as Noble Academy, as the Dean of Campus Life. In her free time she enjoys being a nationally rated competitive gymnastics judge, spending time with her family and friends, and reading. Amanda earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Miami University (OH) as well as a master's degree in Non-Profit Management from Kent State University.  

Jennifer Aceves was awarded her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Davidson College and is certified by North Carolina in Learning Disabilities.  She received her master’s degree in Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is also a Wilson Language certified level one instructor. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, leading a Girl Scout troop, hiking, and reading.

Aimee Picon earned a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a master’s degree in Early Childhood – both earned with honors from the University of Florida.  She is North Carolina certified in Early Childhood (birth-Kindergarten), Elementary Education (K-6), and Special Education (K-12), and a Wilson Dyslexia Therapist and Wilson Credentialed Trainer.  She brings 16 years of experience as an educator which includes training teachers in research based literacy instruction. Aimee enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.

Christy Avent earned a bachelor's degree in Communications from East Carolina University. She also obtained a second undergraduate degree in Political Science and her master’s degree in Public Affairs, both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has extensive experience in the collegiate environment having worked at UNCG from 1997-2011. She also had a short stint in the sales world working with the Greensboro Convention and Visitors Bureau where her market was in education. Christy joined the Noble Academy family in September of 2013. She enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, and going to the movies in her free time.

Chere Flowers | Director of Development

Chere Flowers earned a bachelor's degree in International Affairs and Economics from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.  She brings over 14 years of passion and experience in fund development and building meaningful community relationships on a local, national, and international level. She looks forward to enhancing the Knight's First Fund, getting to know Noble students and parents, and asking our community, "How do YOU want to impact the world?" Chere enjoys listening to podcasts, having the sunshine on her face, and going on adventures with her son.