Janet Salvio-Littlejohn, MA Ed. Admin. is Co-Founder and Chairperson of the Board of Kaleidoscope Charter High School, a 501c3, working on this project since it’s inception in 2013. She’s worked in Project Management in the Corporate and Education fields for over 38 years. Janet 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 on the boards of North Carolina’s Triangle Alano Club, 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 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 KCHS 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. Ms. Broadwell resides in Morrisville with her husband of 36 years and has two grown children.
Gautam Aggarwal is a Board Member and Treasurer for Kaleidoscope Charter High School. Gautam is a founding partner of a boutique healthcare-focused management consulting company. He received his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke and holds an M.S. and a B.S. in Bio-Statistics from UNC-Chapel Hill. Gautam also serves as the president of the HOA for his community of ~500 homes and volunteers for the School Improvement Team at his son’s middle school. He is passionate about education and its role in enabling financial mobility. Gautam lives in Morrisville with his wife and two middle-school aged children.
Missy McClure has been in Montessori education for 21 years. She has degrees in English and Early Childhood Education and a Master’s Degree in Education. She holds Montessori credentials for Early Childhood (3-6), Lower Elementary (6-9), and Upper Elementary (9-12) and is currently teaching Middle School and High School English Language Arts, Middle School Science, and High School Sociology. Missy is also a faculty member of the Center for Montessori Teacher Education-North Carolina, where she teaches Early Childhood Math and Science to Teachers-in-training. She is passionate about education, specifically student-centered learning methods. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Kaleidoscope Charter High School for two years.
John M. Perna owner of Perna Law Firm received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland, his Master’s Degree in Professional Education from Seton Hall University, and his Juris Doctor Degree from New York Law School. John is admitted to practice law before the Bar of the State of North Carolina, the Bar of the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. John has focused his practice of law in the areas of Wills, Trusts and Estates Planning, Special Needs Planning, Guardianship, Business Planning and Formation and Asset Protection. John lives in the Town of Cary, North Carolina with his wife and three children where he is active with his church and youth sports coaching in the various local recreation leagues.
Teresa Outlaw is a Principal Fellow at UNC-Chapel Hill and serves as full-time Principal Intern at Olive Chapel Elementary School. Previously, Ms. Outlaw served as Special Education Chair, Response to Intervention Chair, and Literacy Leader; and 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, Ms. Outlaw worked for 20 years providing human resource and business development services to a variety of organizations – from small non-profits 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, Ms. Outlaw 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.