Charlé LaMonica is the Director of World View. As Director, Charlé works with World View’s Partners both on and off campus, forges strategic alliances and collaborations with schools and community colleges and represents World View in the state and on the national stage. With a background in Chinese history, LaMonica’s international career began in the 1980s when she led some of the first American medical and legal delegations to the People’s Republic of China. In the United States she taught English, history, language arts and social studies in middle and high schools for more than 15 years and also taught world history at the community college and university level. Before joining World View, Charlé served as Director of International Studies at Charlotte Country Day School where she designed and coordinated faculty and student exchanges throughout the world. Her involvement in international business and education has allowed her to collaborate with those working in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the former Soviet Union and parts of Africa. Charlé holds a Master’s degree from UNC Charlotte and a Bachelor’s degree from Boston College.
Phone: (919) 843-9408
Neil is World View’s Associate Director. He directs community college programs and initiatives. Neil has a B.A. in English from UNC-Chapel Hill and holds a Ph.D. in Chinese language and literature from Indiana University. He taught Chinese literature at universities in the US, English language and literature at a university and community college in Taiwan, and was president of a consulting firm for international business. He lived in Taiwan and China for five years as a student, teacher, and Fulbright scholar. As an international business consultant he traveled regularly to Asia, South America and Europe.
Phone: (919) 843-5332
Associate Director of K-12
World View’s Associate Director for K-12, Julie, develops professional development programs throughout the state and coordinates outreach and communication activities. Julie received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and holds a Masters of Public Health degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Albania for two years where she taught English as a foreign language in a secondary school and coordinated community development projects.
Phone: (919) 962-6785
As World View’s Assistant Director, Holly leads professional development programs across the state of North Carolina to inspire global educators and to enhance global curricula. Holly received her B.A. in anthropology and sociology from the University of Notre Dame and her Master’s in teaching secondary social studies from UNC-Chapel Hill. Holly worked in adult education at several community colleges before joining Chapel Hill High School as a social studies teacher for 16 years. In 2012, she was named Chapel Hill High School Teacher of the Year and Chapel Hill–Carrboro City Schools Honor Teacher. Throughout her educational career, she has been committed to global education, continually building global connections into the curriculum and working with diverse community members, from combat veterans to religious leaders to survivors of genocide, to foster relationships and deepen curriculum. Holly has participated in teaching exchanges and programs abroad in Turkey, Jordan, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany.
Phone: (919) 843-7793
As Program Manager, Daniel provides financial, logistical and HR support and acts as primary liaison for business activities at World View. Before coming to World View, Daniel spent three years as the Program Coordinator for the Council on Aging of Henderson County. He holds a B.S. in business administration with a second major in economics from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Phone: (919) 843-6795
As Program Coordinator, Sarah manages logistics for programs and study visits, assists with World View To You!, coordinates World View’s web presence and manages currency kits. Previously, Sarah worked as an editor at Workman Publishing in New York. She has spent time living and studying in Peru, and she is committed to global education as a means of cultivating tolerance and perspective. Sarah holds a B.A. in English and communication from UNC-Chapel Hill, a business certificate from UNC Kenan-Flagler and she studied editing at the New York University School of Professional Studies.
Phone: (919) 843-8210
Administrative Services Coordinator
As World View’s Administrative Services Coordinator, Nancy acts as primary liaison for World View participants and provides administrative support to the Director. She assists with program logistics and promotion, coordinates participant registrations and helps manage World View’s website. Prior to joining World View, Nancy worked as Staff Specialist for the Duke Summer International Programs for High School Students. She has lived abroad with her family in four different countries: Mexico, Costa Rica, Singapore and Malaysia. Nancy holds an A.B. in political science from Duke University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver College of Law.
Phone: (919) 962-9264
Claire will be a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill this upcoming fall and studies Spanish linguistics, as well as global studies with a focus in economics in the Latin American region. Previously, Claire worked as the business development intern at Nourish International. She studied abroad for five weeks in Sevilla, Spain through UNC-Chapel Hill to receive her minor in Spanish. As a World View intern, Claire assists staff in preparing for the Global Education Leaders Program as well as the Partners Program, including researching and assembling materials.
Phone: (919) 843-6454