Rotating Instructional Assistants





Ms. Doris Gilmore
Ms. Elizabeth Peele
Ms. Christy Moore
Ms. Charlene Washington

Ms. Jamella Smith

Ms. Liz Hamm

Ms. Lori Kleberg







Ms. Doris Gilmore 


FAVORITES for Ms. Gilmore


Birthday:  March 22
What makes me smile:  KIND WORDS
Favorite color:  PURPLE, LIME GREEN, RED
Favorite hobby:  Family Time
Favorite school supply:  STICKY NOTES
Favorite flower:  LILLY
Favorite sports team:  UNC, Cowboys
Favorite breakfast treat:  Ham Biscuit
Favorite candy:  Hershey Milk chocolate with almonds
Favorite drink:  V8 Berry Blend
Favorite snack:  trail mix nuts (NO fruit)
Favorite dessert:  Butter Pecan Ice cream, Plain Pound Cake
Favorite store:  Walmart, Kohls, Marshalls
Favorite restaurants:  Texas Roadhouse, Golden Corral, Cracker Barrel
Favorite place to go:  Church, Mall




Ms. Elizabeth Peele






FAVORITES for Ms. Peele


Birthday: December 23
Teaching Anniversary: May 1st
What makes me smile: Anything UNC! Beachy things!
Favorite color: Carolina blue
Favorite hobby: Going to the beach
Favorite school supply: Sharpies
Favorite flower: Cactus
Favorite sports team: UNC-CH
Favorite breakfast treat: Trader Joe's Organic Hemp Seed Bars
Favorite candy: Raisinets
Favorite drink: Sweet Tea
Favorite snack: Trader Joe's Organic Roasted Teriyaki Seaweed
Favorite dessert: Cheesecake
Favorite store: Kohl's, Target
Favorite restaurants: Panera, Chick-fil-A
Favorite place to go: Beach and mountains




Ms. Christy Moore







FAVORITES for Ms. Moore


Birthday: May 17th
Teaching Anniversary:  
What makes me smile: Hugs from kids in my class 
Favorite color: Green
Favorite hobby: Listening to music, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood
Favorite school supply: Pens, Sharpies, Post-it Notes
Favorite flower: Tulips, Orchids
Favorite sports team: Duke, ECU
Favorite breakfast treat: Muffins
Favorite candy: Hershey's Hugs, Snickers
Favorite drink: Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew
Favorite snack: Any kinds of chips
Favorite dessert: Chocolate chip cookies
Favorite store: Marshall's, TJ Maxx, Walmart
Favorite restaurants: Olive Garden, Texas Roadhouse, Cheesecake Factory
Favorite place to go: Beach, Mountains, Florida 




Ms. Charlene Washington


My name is Charlene Washington. I am an EC Instructional Assistant at Perry Harrison Elementary School this year. I have been driving a school bus at Perry Harrison for several years and a was former Substitute Teacher. I am a  current Graduate Student at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in which I will graduate in the Fall 2021. I was recently honored as being a top education student in which I was inducted into the Chi Zeta chapter Kappa Delta Phi and I was inducted into the International Honor Society in Education. I graduated from UNCP as an honor student in 2019. I earned a Bachelor's  degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. I graduated with International Honors from Sandhills Community College in 2017 with an Associate's Degree in General Education. Upon my graduation from UNC Pembroke Graduate Program in the Fall 2021,  My career goal is to become a teacher here at PHS, where I can become an important aspect in the lives of all of the children that I work with on a daily basis, and  
watch them grow in all aspects of life and education.


FAVORITES for Ms. Washington


Birthday: 9/9
Teaching Anniversary:  
What makes me smile: Knowing that I can be a positive role model for all the children that I work with on a daily basis.
Favorite color:  pink
Favorite hobby: watching movies and spending time with my family and friends
Favorite school supply: Colored Pens or Stationary
Favorite flower: Roses and Carnations
Favorite sports team:  UNC Tarheels and Dallas Cowboys
Favorite breakfast treat: Quaker Instant Butter Grits
Favorite candy: Anything that is sunflower, tree nut or peanut free, gluten free, coconut free and kiwi free.
Favorite drink: lemonade or sweet tea
Favorite snack: Anything sunflower, tree nut or peanut free, gluten free, coconut free and kiwi free.
Favorite dessert: Anything that is sunflower, tree nut or peanut free, gluten free, coconut free and kiwi free.
Favorite store:
Walmart, Target, Whole Foods, Publix, Trader Joes, Amazon and Jersey Mikes
Favorite restaurants: Olive Garden. Longhorn Steakhouse, and  Panera Bread and Outback
Favorite place to go: Myrtle Beach



Ms. Jamella Smith


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Ms. Liz Hamm

This is my 2nd year at Perry Harrison and my 11th year with the Chatham County Schools. I am in school to finish my teaching degree. In the meantime, I am an instructional assistant, bus driver and a mom of 2 boys. Anderson is in the 4th grade here at Perry Harrison and Sadler is in the 6th grade at Pollard. I enjoy the beach, kayaking, Target and strong coffee.


FAVORITES for Ms. Hamm


Birthday:  June 14
Other wish list treats:  Starbucks
What makes me smile:  A sunset and a really good cup of coffee.
Favorite color:  Green
Favorite hobby:  Kayaking, working out, cooking, and hiking.
Favorite school supply:  Ink Joy Pens
Favorite flower:  Lily
Favorite sports team:  UNC, Panthers, and Orioles
Favorite breakfast treat:  Bacon, Eggs, COFFEE
Favorite candy:  Peanut M&M's or York Peppermint Patties
Favorite drink:  Coffee, water, coke
Favorite snack:  Cheddar Chex Mix
Favorite dessert:  Cheesecake
Favorite store:  Target, Amazon, Walmart
Favorite restaurants:  Chick-fil-A, Outback
Favorite place to go:  NC Beach & Mountains


Ms. Lori Kleberg


My name is Lori Kleberg. I'm am working on my 18th year at PHS as an Exceptional Children's Instructional Assistant. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania and moved to North Carolina in 1998. I have 2 sons. Justin is 31 and lives in Idaho. Matthew is 28 and lives in Arizona. I love traveling, the mountains, and being near water, whether it be the ocean, river, or lake. 


FAVORITES for Ms. Kleberg


Birthday: July 7th
Teaching Anniversary: Dec 20th
What makes me smile: My children & my cat
Favorite color: Green
Favorite hobby: Reading, kayaking, camping, hiking
Favorite school supply: Dry erase markers
Favorite flower: Black eyed susan
Favorite sports team: Duke
Favorite breakfast treat: Blueberry Pancakes
Favorite candy: circus peanuts
Favorite drink: green tea
Favorite snack: chips
Favorite dessert: cheesecake
Favorite store: REI, New Horizons, Dollar Tree
Favorite restaurants: Alfredo's Mi Cancun, S&T Soda Shop
Favorite place to go: Graham County, NC & Shenandoah Valley




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