Meet the Staff

Becca White

Becca White

Director of Education

Becca White (of no relation to Jessica) joins Cognition with a degree from UNC-Wilmington in Elementary Education and Fine Arts and seven years of teaching experience in Forsyth County. Raised in Davie County, she is excited to return home and expand opportunities for hands-on learning in our community. She hopes to use her passion for STEAM education to bring fun programs and events to Cognition. When she isn’t working at Cognition, you can find her rock climbing, reading by the pool, or spending time with her family. 

Jessica White

Jessica White

Director of Operations

Jessica White (of no relation to Becca) is a Davie County native and comes to COGNITION with a passion for people and a love of learning. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2019 with a degree in Political Science and Education. She hopes to utilize her specialization in STEAM education and experience with children of all ages to continue to develop engaging programming for Davie County and surrounding communities. When she is not working at COGNITION, she enjoys spending time in nature, cuddling her dog, and reading her latest book.

Meredith Ratledge

Meredith Ratledge

Education Support Staff

Abigail Etter

Abigail Etter

S.T.E.A.M. Support Staff

Elizabeth Meader

Elizabeth Meader

S.T.E.A.M. Support Staff