Phone: 910-897-7178 ext. 205


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science (BS) Cross Categorical Resource K-12

Mrs. Carol E. Baker-Speaks

Hello! My name is Carol E. Baker-Speaks and I am beginning my 29th year in education.  I am a product of Harnett County Schools.  I graduated from Triton High School in 1989 being the very first class to complete all four years of high school there (Go Hawks!!).  I attended North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina (Aggie Pride!!)  I was deemed "highly qualified" to teach K-5 by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction when the No Child Left Behind Manadate was in place.  I have served the students of Erwin my entire teaching career.  I began in 1993 at then Erwin Middle School as a special education resource teacher.  I was shared between Gentry Primary and Erwin Middle before Coats-Erwin Middle was established.  When Coats-Erwin was opened in 1999; I remained at Erwin Elementary.  I was at Erwin Elementary full time until the 2016-2017 school term when I was shared with Coats-Erwin Middle Erwin Elementary until October 2016.  Mid October 2016 I was shared with Angier Elementary & Erwin Elementary.  The 2017-2018 school term I was shared with Erwin Elementary & Gentry Primary.  The 2018-2019 school term I returned full time where it all began for me at Erwin School.  I live in Dunn with my husband John & our three dogs Sable, Smokey, and Midnight.  Feel free to contact me.  You can reach me at Erwin Elementary (910)897-7178 ext. 205.

"Start where you are.  Use what you have.  Do what you can." Arthur Ashe