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Kori Mackall

Kori Mackall
Head of School


Kori Mackall brings 17+ years experience in education to The Piedmont School & John Yowell Academy. Kori holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies and minor in Language and Literacy Disorders from California State University, Long Beach, a M.Ed in Special Education with an endorsement in Deaf Eduation from the University of Nebraska, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University. Kori Mackall has experience in both Guilford and Forsyth County Schools prior to an extensive history at The Piedmont School & John Yowell Academy. A recipient of the Ruth Purser Distinguished Educator Award and with a versatile background in teaching, special education, communications, marketing/development, and non-profit management. Kori is ecstatic to bring this diverse background and passion for TPS & JYA to the role of Head of School. 
Kori is a long time proud High Point resident who lives nearby with her husband, Corey (yes! It's true! Kori & Corey), their son Brakston, and their two dogs Olaf- a 4 year old Labrador and Brooklyn- a 12 year old staffordshire terrier. You'll often see her cheering on her favorite sports teams- Duke Blue Devils, Nebraska Huskers, and Carolina Panthers.