Board of Directors
Kaleidoscope Charter High School is a nonprofit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. These community leaders help ensure our school is meeting the needs of our students, our community and future employers by providing their expertise and insights.
Our board meetings are open to the public and held the first Monday of the month at 6 pm. The first 15 minutes of the open meeting are reserved for Q&A from the public. For meeting location and more information, please contact us.
Interested in joining the Charter Board or being a part of our Advisory Board? Email us at email@example.com. Board applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Co-founder and Chairperson
Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Kaleidoscope Charter High School. Janet worked in Project Management in the private sector and education fields for over 38 years. She has worked at Sterling Montessori Charter School for 15 years in lower and upper elementary classrooms and has taught drama and robotics clubs. She also serves on the board of Vance County Learning Center in Henderson and previously served on the boards of North Carolina’s Triangle Alano Club and San Francisco’s Alcohol Awareness Educational Outreach program. She has earned her MA Ed. Administration from the University of Phoenix and her BA in Psychology - Clinical Counseling from San Francisco University. Janet and her husband Brad have an incredible daughter, Sara Anne Littlejohn.
MARGARET E. BROADWELL
Co-Founder and Board Member
Margaret has lived in Wake County since 1953 and is an entrepreneur, former Mayor of Morrisville, NC, and served 14 years as a local elected official. She has served Kaleidoscope Charter High School as a Charter Board member and also an Advisory Board member. She has received numerous awards related to her public service and her volunteer efforts through The Woman’s Club of Raleigh and other nonprofit organizations. She has received the Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition Award from OXFORD Who’s Who. Margaret resides in Morrisville with her husband of 36 years and has two grown children.
Teresa is a Principal Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill and serves as full-time principal intern at Olive Chapel Elementary School. Previously, Teresa served as Special Education Chair, Response to Intervention Chair, and Literacy Leader as well as taught special education K-12, business and computer education, and various remediation courses for several public and charter schools in the Triangle area. Prior to getting her Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education from N.C. State University, Teresa worked for 20 years providing human resource and business development services to a variety of organizations – from small nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies. She traveled the U.S. as a corporate and diversity trainer, served as adjunct faculty for the Fogelman Executive Education Center at the University of Memphis, and helped facilitate the start-up of numerous departments, divisions, schools, and businesses. Passionate about the needs of children, she has been on the board of two charter schools, serves on the alumni council of a private school, and has been an active board member and volunteer in numerous organizations that focus on the needs of young people. Teresa and her husband, Joe, are the parents of three young adult children and live with their four dogs in Cary, NC.
LESLIE MEACHAM SAUNDERS
Leslie Meacham Saunders is an internationally recognized thought leader in the field of diversity and inclusion. Originally from Washington D.C., Leslie earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Kansas and her master's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. Her career has included National Director of Diversity Strategy for Girl Scouts USA, President and CEO of the Memphis Diversity Institute, and Principal Consultant for LMS Consulting. A published author and recognized community engagement leader, Leslie is the founder of the Kitchen Kids! eLearning Project, an inductee in University of Kansas' African American Leaders and Innovators Hall of Fame and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize Foundation's Project 1000 Women.
Becca spent 9 years in the field of hospitality, working for companies such as Disney and Waldorf Astoria in leadership and training roles. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BS in Education and has been in the field ever since. She has spent the last 12 years focused on supporting education that meets the individual needs of students and is passionate about student-centered learning styles. Becca is also the Co-Founder and Director of Outreach for The Ripple Effect Project, teaches kids’ yoga and mindfulness for Growga and is a life-long learner who is currently taking courses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Neuroplasticity, and Executive Functioning with the hopes of better-supporting students and families. Becca and her husband Aaron have 5 great kids between them and enjoy adventures as a family and volunteering for their church and community.