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Meet Us

Leah Thomas, Director
Leah Thomas, Director

I have been in the education field for 10 years and am a graduate of Winston Salem State University, where I studied Early Childhood Education/Administration and Leadership. I enjoy imparting into the lives of children and I believe it is our job to fill them with as much knowledge, experience, and exposure as we can to help create a strong foundation in order to take on the world that awaits them. Every moment in life is a teaching moment. I am fulfilled the most mentoring, supporting, and training teachers to find their confidence and passion within the field as well so they can be a difference in a child's life.

Veronia Elaine Cummings
Veronia Elaine Cummings

My name is Veronia Elaine Cummings; I am 32 years old, born in Fort Orr, California. I've worked with children of all ages for 14 years. I started out in Charlotte Mecklenburg School System, working with third graders. I have been with Cadence Academy for a total of 8 years. I have my teaching certification through Stanley Community College. I enjoy teaching 3 years olds, and watching them grow! I am a newlywed since October 27, 2015! My husband and I look forward to having our own children of our own to teach, and help them grow in the future!

Patrisce Hicks
Patrisce Hicks

I've been at Cadence for 10 years. I come from a big family. I have 3 boys at home, and 1 grandson. I love to read and enjoy traveling and shopping. I enjoy working with children watching them grow into their own person. Helping them to learn and play, getting them to interact throughout the day. Being a teacher has made me a better mother to my 3 boys and a grandma to my grandson.



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9625 Mallard Glen Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262



Monday - Friday
7:00am - 6:00pm
Recognized as a Cadence Education 
School of Excellence

Recognized as a Cadence Education School of Excellence

Mallard, Charlotte, NC