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Peletah Academic Center for Excellence 

Spencer Baldwin, II

Mr. Baldwin serves as principal at Peletah Academic Center for Excellence. He holds the A.S. in Business Administration, from Pamlico Community College, B.S. in Business Management and Organizational Development from the University of Mount Olive and is pursuing the Master of Education at Elizabeth City State University. Principal Baldwin has seven years of educational experience and oversees the virtual campus for P.A.C.E. as well. He has completed professional training at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, GA. Principal Baldwin oversees a faculty and staff with more than 150 years of educational experience.

P.A.C.E. Setting in Programs

Peletah Academic Center for Excellence is one of a handful of private schools in the state of North Carolina that has its Exceptional Children Program Approval through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. P.A.C.E. is a culturally competent trauma informed PK-12 school. P.A.C.E. has completed training and is a Grief-Sensitive School. 

P.A.C.E. was also featured as a partner in the 2020 N.C. State Health Improvement Plan that was prepared by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health by the State Center for Health Statistics (NC DHHS/DPH). P.A.C.E. was recognized for our work in the area of third grade reading proficiency.

P.A.C.E. Setting in Scholar Resiliency 

School Social Worker Mrs. Malika Baldwin, Teacher Assistant Mrs. Krystal Lee, and Dr. Dawn Gibson created the Bounce Back Zone to provide a safe space for youth impacted by COVID-19 to unwind and have fun while helping develop resilience through art, games, music and more. P.A.C.E. welcomed UNC TV NC to our school to discuss the positive impact the Bounce Back Zone has had on our scholars. 

Superintendent Dr. Dawn Gibson and

a P.A.C.E. scholar visited US Speaker

of the House, Paul Ryan on the 

Speakers Balcony at the US Capital in

Washington, D.C. to discuss private

school issues and Peletah Academic 

Center for Excellence. 

P.A.C.E. Setting in Learning Opportunities 

P.A.C.E. scholars welcomed

N.C. Supreme Court Supreme

Court Justice Michael Morgan

to Peletah. Justice Morgan 

shared stories about growing

up in New Bern and the 

Importance of Education. 

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