Greg Asciutto is an English teacher at Garinger High School. After graduating from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Journalism, he returned to his native North Carolina in 2014 with a desire to teach and live in East Charlotte. Greg, a 2018 CMS Teacher-of-the-Year, is passionate about building local and statewide partnerships that foster educational and economic opportunities for East Charlotte youth and their families. Outside of the classroom, his work at the intersection of education and poverty alleviation has garnered him recognition as the 2019 United Way of Central Carolinas’ "Civil Servant of the Year" and a “Top 30-under-30” Charlotte leader. Since 2018, he has served as a content contributor and EdAmbassador for EdNC.