Faculty and Staff

Administration

Mr. Harold Maready, Ed.S.
Head of School





Ms. Marya Marcum-Jones, Ed.S.
Integrated Curriculum, English 6-12, Exceptional Education K-12, Social Science Grades 5-9
Principal


Ms. Kris Fitzgerald, LMHC, EMDR, CBT

Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Psychology/Criminology

Director of Residential Life & Licensed Mental Health Counselor


Ms. Julie Diaz
Director of Development


Ms. Mary Parrish
CFO/Business Manager



Mr. John Swanson
Technology Director

Mr. Jae Allen

Bachelor of Science in Health Science
National Private Schools Accreditation Group Certification
Assistant Principal


Ms. Liliana Marshall
Assistant Director of Admissions

Administrative Support

Ms. Lin Butterworth
Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Ms. Natasha Pokhai
Financial Assistant


Ms. Stephanie Dirlbeck
Admissions & Marketing Associate


Academic Support


Faculty

Ms. Maya Carpenter
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Florida Temporary Teaching Certificate

Teacher - English III, IV, Drama

Mr. Ken Casazza
Bachelor of Science in Teacher Preparation with minors in Electrical Engineering and Math
Teacher - Algebra II

Mrs. Pam Crump
Bachelor of Science in Special Education
State of Florida and ACSI Certification
Special Ed Coordinator Reading/ACT

Mr. Diego Fant
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Visual Technology
Teacher - Digital Arts

Mrs. Roberta Halfacre
Bachelor of Science K-12, Special Education/SLD
K-6 Elementary Education; K-12 Special Education/SLD; 5-9 Middle Grades Language Arts; 5-9 Middle Grades Social Sciences Certification

Teacher - Reading

Mrs. Ramanbir Kaur
Master of Art in Mathematics
Middle School Mathematics Certification
Teacher - Geometry

Mr. Jason Klepacki
Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies with a focus on Science and Social Science
Florida Temporary Teaching Certificate

Teacher - Biology/Chemistry

Ms. Allyson Parham
Bachelor of Science in Business
Teacher - Middle School Language Arts

Mr. Sam Pederson
Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education
Professional Teaching Certificate
Teacher - Algebra

Mr. Edward Rauscher
Master of Science in Psychology
5 year Professional Certification: ESE, Elementary, and Health K-12
Teacher - Integrated Classroom

Mrs. Amanda Rogers
Associate of Arts in Education
College & Career Adviser and Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Mr. Russell Rogers
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education K-12
Physical Education Certification
Teacher - PE and Weightlifting



Ms. Brittany Stephens
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

Florida Temporary Teaching Certificate in 6-12 Grade English

Ms. Cheri Tysver
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Teacher - Electives

Ms. Ruby Valdez
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
Teacher Assistant

Ms. Rebecca Venable
Master of Science in Education
Florida Professional English Language Arts Teaching Certification
Teacher - English I & II

Mr. Selvin Walker

Master of Science in Instructional Design

Teacher - Video Production, Social Studies

Mr. Fred Wiechmann
Master of Arts in Administration

Florida Educational Leadership Certification



Teacher - Middle School Science

Mr. Tashawn Williams
Master of Science in Special Education
Teacher - Learning Lab, PE

Athletics

Mr. Russell Rogers
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education K-12
Physical Education Certification

Athletic Director

Mr. Adam Dirlbeck
Head Varsity & Junior Varsity Basketball Coach

Bachelor of Science, Health, Physical Education and Sports Management; Kinesiology Concentration


Mrs. Carol Marsh

Girls' Golf

Mr. Sam Pederson
Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education
Professional Teaching Certificate

Cross Country and Track & Field Coach


Mr. Reyes Santamaria
Soccer Coach


Therapy Staff


Ms. Kris Fitzgerald, LMHC, EMDR, CBT

Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Psychology/Criminology

Director of Residential Life & Licensed Mental Health Counselor


Mrs. Wendy Warman, MS CCC
Certified Speech Language Pathologist

Therapist - Social Communication and Pragmatics


Clinical Staff


Ms. Luella Palmer

RN


Ms. Tammy Allison

LPN


Residential Support

Ms. Stacy Robinson
Assistant to the Director of Residential Life, Travel Coordinator

Residential Staff



Ms. Christy Altidor
Hall Advisor

Mr. Adam Dirlbeck

Bachelor of Science in Health, Physical Education and Sports Management; Kinesiology Concentration

Hall Advisor

Ms. Keriston Gay
Night Staff

Ms. Carol Gilbert
Boyd Hall Live-In Staff

Mr. Mark Johnson
Night Staff

Mr. Brad Jones
Hall Advisor

Ms. Linda Melvin
House Parent

Ms. Carol Montaldo
West Hall Supervisor

Ms. Allyson Parham
Bachelor of Science in Business
Hall Advisor

Ms. Alice Perez
Hall Advisor

Ms. Amber Reeves
Night Staff

Ms. Alvina Rivas
Laundry Staff

Mrs. Aubrey Sewell
Hall Advisor


Mr. Stuart Whidden
Hall Advisor - Berry Hall

Mr. Tashawn Williams
Master of Science in Special Education
Hall Advisor

Best Wishes in Your Retirement Mr. Alexander!


We will miss your famous smile and "I've got this!" attitude on campus.

Love,

Your Vanguard Family