Meet Your Career Coaches - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

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Career Coaches are a great resource for students and parents. Below are some of the ways we can serve you:

  • Provide individual academic advising based on career goals
  • Administer career assessments and interpret results
  • Assist with registration and appropriate mode of course instruction
  • Discuss career options based on skills and interests
  • Provide appropriate resource recommendations

Meet Your Career Coaches


Jennifer Love is the Director of K-12 Partnerships and the Career Coach at Burns High School. She earned her Master of Arts in School Counseling from Gardner-Webb University and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Appalachian State University. She is from Shelby and graduated from Crest High School. She enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her husband and two children. Contact Jennifer at





Emily Willis is the Career Coach at Crest High School and Cleveland Innovation. Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in film studies from Western Carolina University. She graduated from Burns High School. She enjoys making pottery, travelling and spending time with her husband, two cats and chocolate lab. Contact Emily at






Stacey Spicer is the Career Coach at Shelby High School and Kings Mountain High School. Stacey earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from NC State University. She graduated from Kings Mountain High School. She loves to travel, backpack, and read. She is very close to her family so they are always together. Contact Stacey at





L’Tisha Bell is the Career Coach at Cleveland Early College High School. L’Tisha earned her MBA and MPA from Strayer University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Winston-Salem State University. She is a graduate of Kings Mountain High School. Outside of school, she teaches yoga, is an event planner, and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Contact L’Tisha at




Katie McDaniel is the Career Coach for Pinnacle Classical Academy, Homeschool, and other educational partnerships. Katie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications, with an emphasis in photojournalism. She also earned her Associate in Applied Science in Broadcasting and Production Technology. She is a graduate of Shelby High School. Katie enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children. As a hobby, she enjoys photographing her children and the outdoors.  Contact Katie at