Staff Contacts

WRESA Staff


Richard Gabriel
828-774-5681 ext. 19
rgabriel@wresa.org

  • Online Coordinator
  • Coordinates drivers education registration
  • Manages Technology and Online Courses
  • Teaches online technology courses
  • Assists with maintaining the website
  • Adjunct Professor at A-B Tech Community College

Candie Sellers
828-774-5681 ext. 26
csellers@wresa.org

  • Elementary Education Coordinator
  • Facilitates staff development through the use of regional faculty
  • Coordinates GLAD trainings
  • Coordinates Spring STEM Conference
  • Organizes job alike groups and grant efforts
  • Serves on various local and regional committees to keep informed on current issues and trends in education

LaDonna Sluder
828-774-5681 ext.18
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Manages registrations and registration questions
  • Manages Invoices and purchase orders for courses
  • Coordinates meeting space requests for WRESA staff and other agencies
  • Schedules retirement consultations
  • Assists in coordination and preparation of the Summer Leadership Conference

 

 


Dr. April Spencer
828-774-5681 ext. 20
aspencer@wresa.org

    • Middle and Secondary Education Coordinator
    • Facilitates staff development through the use of regional faculty
    • Adjunct Professor at UNCA and WCU
    • Provides training and expertise on understanding poverty issues
    • Organizes job alike groups and grant efforts
    • Serves on various local and regional committees to keep informed on current issues and trends in education

 


Dr. Jan Webster – Director
828-774-5681 ext. 21
jwebster@wresa.org

  • Director of WRESA
  • Coordinates Superintendents’ Council Meetings
  • Works with Administrative Professional Development
  • Adjunct Professor WCU
  • Works with WNCREF grants
  • Collaborates with state RESA Directors
  • Serves on various local and regional committees to keep informed on current issues and trends in education

Linda Wheeler
828-774-5681 ext. 22
  • Administrative Assistant to the WRESA Director
  • Assists the Western Region Superintendents’ Council
  • Manages and maintains the WRESA Budget
  • Designs and publishes the WRESA Update
  • Assists in preparation and implementation of the Summer Leadership Conference