Brett Wilson has been an educator with Burke County Public Schools since 2008. Prior to his move into administration, he taught secondary mathematics in both Vance and Burke counties. Brett holds an undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University in Psychology and a Master’s in School Administration and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Western Carolina University. He has achieved National Board Certification in secondary math with Adolescent/Young Adult focus. In his time with both counties, he has coached men’s basketball and ladies’ golf. He has served as Lead Teacher for the North Carolina Turn Around high schools initiative, mathematics representative for the Howard Hughes Math/Science program at Duke University, and is a graduate of Vance County’s Teacher-Executive Institute. He resides in Valdese with his wife and three children. He enjoys serving in his church, reading and spending time outside.


















Erin Wall has been an educator with Burke County Public Schools since 2001. She attended Hildebran Elementary as a child and also began her teaching career there. She most recently served as an Elementary Instructional Coach before becoming an Assistant Principal for Walter Johnson Middle School. Erin holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Western Carolina University, a Master's degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State, and most recently received her administrative add-on licensure from Appalachian State.
Erin lives in Connelly Springs with her husband and two sons on their farm. She enjoys spending time with her family, working outside, taking pictures, and relaxing.