Ms. Grinetta F. Parker is a native of New Orleans and attended Booker T. Washington High School. She completed coursework at Dillard University as an Elementary EDU Major. Ms. Parker worked for Orleans Parish Schools for sixteen years as an Assistant School Secretary, Folder Clerk, Health Care Assistant and Substitute Teacher. Hurricane Katrina deeply impacted Ms. Parker and she and her mother were relocated for emergency housing and spent 6 months living in shelter housing in Charlotte. During her time here in Charlotte Ms. Parker has worked as a substitute teacher for CMS, school secretary at Trinity Episcopal School and as a security guard. Although not currently enrolled due to family obligations, Ms. Parker continued her education at UNCC and is just 12 credits shy from graduating. Ms. Parker began working as our School Secretary in 2012. In her free time her hobbies include bowling, sewing, and working on jigsaw puzzles.