CMS board chair steps down; at-large member takes seat

CMS board chair steps down; at-large member takes seat

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mary McCray will be stepping down Tuesday night as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board chair, and two new board members will be sworn in.

“When you are shaping the future of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, that is really important," McCray said.

She has been on the School Board for eight years.

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The School Board elected at-large member Elyse Dashew as chair and District 2 board member Thelma Byers-Bailey as vice-chair.

Dashew said the board has a lot of important work to do, and she's confident the board is willing to make the crucial decisions to help students.

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