Mrs. Stapleton

Phone: 828-241-3131


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Special Education K12 BS Special Education SLD

Mrs. Stapleton

I have worked in Special Education for 40 years. I started out working at a group home for special needs adults for 2 years. Then I worked at the Adult Learning Center for severe and profound handicapped adults for 12 years. After that I worked at Tri-County Mental health as a Developmental Disabilities Case Manager for 3 years.  I have been working in the school setting for 23 years. I was named Teacher of the Year in 2000-01 in Iredell County School System. In 2014-15,  I was chosen Teacher Of Excellence for the Exceptional Children's Department for Catawba County Schools. I currently serve as the Lead Exceptional Children's Teacher at Catawba Elementary School. 

I have been married for 36 years and had 2 amazing children. Both of my children are married with their own families. I have 7 Grandkids. I currently do not have any pets but both of my children have plenty of dogs that I get to enjoy. I attended Western Carolina University to obtain my Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education. I love to bake and decorate cakes as a hobby and I also like to read inspirational novels by Karen Kingsbury and Nicholas Sparks novels.