High School Dean
Chris Wheat comes to Uwharrie Charter following 23yrs of service with Guilford County Schools. He holds degrees from UNCG, NC A&T, and High Point University in Psychology, Counseling, and School Administration. Wheat began his career as a Special Education teacher and counselor at the middle school level. He then moved into an administration role in the alternative school setting, while also serving the triad through private practice as a licensed practicing counselor (LPC). Most recently, Wheat has served as an assistant principal at High Point Central High School where he was directly involved with improving academic growth and reducing suspensions. He resides in Archdale with his wife, Deanna and their three sons, Drew, Will, and Mac.