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DAYSPRING ACADEMY

Principals, Assistant Principals, and Directors

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Grades K - 5

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  • ADRIANA AGAZARM - 3rd Grade

    Bachelour of Arts in Business Administration

    Rasmussen College - Holiday, FL 2010

     

    Email: aagazarm@dayspringacademy.org

  • KELLY BLAIR - 2nd Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

    Western Carolina University – Cullowhee, NC  1992

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades 1 - 6)

     

    Email: kblair@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • MAKEDA BOX - 1st Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

    City College - Miami, FL 2014

     

    Email: mbox@dayspringacademy.org

  • CHRIS CALLEJA - PE

    Graduate Studies in Education

    University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, WI  2002

    Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies

    Minor in Biblical Studies

    Southeastern University  1992

    Associate of Liberal Arts Degree

    Century College  1988

    Physical Education licensure coursework

    Hamline University – MN  2011

    Physical Education Certification: FL

    University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL  1998

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Physical Education, (grades K - 12)

    Physical Education, (grades K - 8)

    Social Science, (grades 6 - 12)

     

    Email: ccalleja@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • NICOLE CASHEN - Kindergarten

    Bachelor of Science in Religion, Political Science

    Maryville College - Maryville, TN 2010

    Master of Arts in Elementary Education with ESOL Endorsement

    University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, FL in Process 2018

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Statement of Eligibility Elementary Education, (Grade K - 6)

     

    Email: ncashen@dayspringacademy.org

  • KELLY COVIC - Music/Arts Director

    Bachelor of Arts in Bible Studies with an emphasis in Elementary Education

    Trinity College of Florida – Trinity, FL  2004

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

    Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum, (grades 5 - 9)

    Music, (grades K - 12)

     

    Email: kcovic@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • KIRSTIE EVANS – 4th Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

    The University of South Florida – Tampa, FL  2014

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Prekindergarten/Primary Education, (Age 3 - Grade 3)

    Exceptional Student Eduction (Grade K - 6)

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement

     

    Email: kevans@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • JENNIFER GARRIE - Kindergarten

    Master of Education

    Concentration in Special Education

    Aracdia University - Glenside, PA  2013

    Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education

    West Chester University - West Chester, PA  2008

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Prekindergarten/Primary Education, (ages 3 - grade 3)

     

    Email: jgarrie@dayspringacademy.org

  • AMBER HARPER– Kindergarten

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

    University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, FL  2008

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: aharper@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • MELISSA HEATON - Drama

    Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts

    University of Tampa - Tampa, FL 2012

     

    Email: mheaton@dayspringacademy.org

  • JAMIE HICKEY – 3rd Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education

    University of Phoenix – Tampa, FL  2014

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

     

    Email: jhickey@dayspringacademy.org

  • TRACEY HOLLINS - 5th Grade

    Master of Arts in Religion

    Gordon-Conwell Theology Seminary - South Hampton, MA  1997

    Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Religion / Youth and Adolescent Studies

    Montreat College - Montreat, NC  1991

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Educator's Certificate: Elementary Education (Grades K-6)

     

    Email: thollins@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • KELSEY JAMESON - Drama

    KELSEY JAMESON - Drama

    Bachelor of Science in Family & Child Sciences

    Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL 2013

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Certification Elementary Education, (grades K-6)

     

    Email: kjameson@dayspringacademy.org

  • MARIA JOHNSON - Speech/Language Pathologist

    Masters in Speech/Language Pathology

    University of South Florida - Tampa, FL 1998

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    State of Florida Dept of Health Speech Language Pathologist License #SA7880

     

    Email: mjohnson@dayspringacademy.org

  • KRISTIN LAMAR – 1st Grade

    Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Early Childhood

    University of South Florida – Tampa, FL  2012

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with ESOL endorsement

    University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL  2005

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: klamar@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • KIRSTEN MANCZAK – 4th Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Education

    University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, FL  2013

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

    Reading, Endorsement

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement

     

    Email: kmanczak@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • KRYSTINE MARTINEZ – Kindergarten

    Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

    Florida Atlantic University – Boca Raton, FL

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: kmartinez@dayspringacademy.org

  • KARA MILLER - 1st Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

    University of South Florida – Tampa, FL  2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

     

    Email: kmiller@dayspringacademy.org

  • BARBARA NAPORANO – 2nd Grade

    BARBARA NAPORANO – 2nd Grade

    Elementary Education, EPI Program

    Pasco Hernando Community College, FL 2008

    Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management/Physical Education

    St. Leo University – St. Leo, FL 1992

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Prekindergarten/Primary Education, (age 3 - Grade 3)

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: bnaporano@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • CARMEN NAZARIO - 5th Grade

    University of West Florida  2012

    Bachelor of Arts in Elementary & Exceptional Student Education

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

    Exceptional Student Education (Grades K - 12)

    Reading, Endorsement

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement

     

    Email: cnazario@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • KILEY RAMER - 2nd Grade

    Bachelor of Science in History

    Minor in German

    Saint Leo University - St. Leo, FL 2012

    Masters in History

    University of Illinois - Springfield, IL 2015

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Certification Elementary Education (Grades k-6), as Kiley Volker

    Temporary Certification Social Science (Grade 5-9), as Kiley Volker

     

    Email: kramer@dayspringacademy.org

  • LARISSA REUSCH – 4th Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Valley Forge Christian College – Phoenixville, PA 2001 Associate of Arts General Studies| Potomac State College of West Virginia University 1998 CERTIFICATION(S): Elementary Education, (grades K - 6) Email: lreusch@dayspringacademy.org
  • KAILIN SPEER - 1st Grade

    Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Spanish

    Ball State University - Muncie, IN 2003
    Master of Arts in Education Management

    Strayer University - Tampa, FL 2009

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grade K - 6) as Kailin Miller

     

    Email: kspeer@dayspringacademy.org

  • JESSICA PERLOWSKI - 3rd Grade

    Bachelor of Science in Pre-K Primary Education Age 3 - Grade 3 with ESOL Endorsement and Reading

    Saint Petersburg College - Saint Petersburg, FL 2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Pre-Kindergarten/Primary Education, (Age 3 - Grade 3)

    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

    Reading, Endorsement

     

    Email: jperlowski@dayspringacademy.org

  • BERNECE WHITE - ESE

    Bachelor of Science in Biology Stockton State College - Pomona, NJ 1981 CERTIFICATION(S): Exceptional Student Education, (Grades K - 12) Gifted, Endorsement Autism Spectrum Disorders, Endorsement English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum, (Grades 5 - 9) Reading, Endorsement Email: bwhite@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • AUDREY WINDLAN - Art

    Master of Business Administration St. Leo University – St. Leo, FL 2003 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration The University of West Florida – Pensacola, FL 1995 CERTIFICATION(S): Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6) Art, (Grades K - 12) Email: awindlan@dayspringacademy.org
  • KRISTEN ZAMMIT – 5th Grade

    Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology & Sociology)

    Hodges University – Naples, FL  2012

    Summa Cum Laude

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

     

    Email: kzammit@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

SECONDARY SCHOOL - Grades 6 - 11

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  • AMANDA ALLOTTA - Guidance Counselor, ESE

    Bachelor of Arts in Counseling

    Trinity College of Florida - Trinity, FL 2006

    Master of Science in Guidance and School Counseling

    University of West Alabama - Livingston, AL 2010

    Master of Education in School Counseling

    Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA 2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Statement of Eligibility - Guidance and Counseling

     

    Email: aallotta@dayspringacademy.org

  • LUKAS BAKER - Language Arts 6, Language Arts Adv 6

    Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education English/Communications

    University of Pennsylvania - University Park, PA 2014

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    English (Grades 6 - 12)

     

    Email: lbaker@dayspringacademy.org

  • DAWN BECK - Digital Design 1, 2, 3, Computer 101, Digital Design 1,2,3,4

    Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts, Education focus

    Excelsior College, Albany, NY 2006

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Prekindergarten/Primary Education, (Age 3 - Grade 3)

    English Speaks of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: dbeck@dayspringacademy.org

  • BENJAMIN BECKWITH - Choir; Band 1 & 2

    Bachelor of Arts in Music Minor in Church Music Southeastern University – Lakeland, FL 2010 CERTIFICATION(S): Temporary Teaching Certificate: Music (grades K - 12) Email: bbeckwith@dayspringacademy.org
  • JUAN BEDOYA - Social Studies Adv 6, Social Studies 7, Social Studies Adv 7

    Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies

    Trinity College of Florida - Trinity, FL  2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Applied for certification

     

    Email: jbedoya@dayspringacademy.org

  • CECILIA DELEON - Spanish I, II & III

    Bachelor of Arts in Regional Studies (Latin American Studies) Columbia University – New York City, NY 1991 CERTIFICATION(S): Elementary Education, (grades K - 6) World Language - Spanish, (grades K - 12) Email: cdeleon@dayspringacademy.org
  • ADRIAN DENSON - Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 Honors

    Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Math Education

    Saint Petersburg College of Education - Tarpon Springs, FL 2011

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Mathematics, (Grades 5 - 9)

    General Science, (Grades 5 - 9)


    Email: adenson@dayspringacademy.org

  • KEITH DUNCAN - Science 6, Science 6 Adv, Science 8, Science 8 Adv

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems Minor in Animation University of Tampa – Tampa, FL 1991 CERTIFICATION(S): General Science, (grades 5 - 9) Computer Science, (grades K - 12) Email: kduncan@dayspringacademy.org
  • LORA DUNCAN - Humanities 6, Social Studies 6, MS Program Coordinator & SS Assessment Coordinator

    Bachelor of Arts in Communications Minor in Political Science University of Tampa – Tampa, FL 1991 CERTIFICATION(S): Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum, (grades 5 - 9) Social Science, (grades 5 - 9) Email: lduncan@dayspringacademy.org
  • ANGELA GATES - Science 7, Science Adv 7, Biology Honors 9, Chemistry Honors 10

    Bachelor of Science in Biology

    University of Florida - Gainsville, FL 2010

    Masters in Biomedical Science

    Barry University - Miami Shores, FL 2012

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Biology, (Grades 6 - 12) as Angela Agazarm

     

    Email: agates@dayspringacademy.org

  • VICTOR LAMAR - Humanities 7, Art 6-10

    Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Middle School Mathematics University of Tampa – Tampa, FL 2011 Bachelor of Arts in Art History| University of South Florida – Tampa, FL 2007 CERTIFICATION(S): Art, (Grade K -12) Mathematics, (Grades 5 - 9) Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6) English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement Email: vlamar@dayspringacademy.org
  • DENISE LINK - Physical Education 6-10

    Bachelor of Arts in History Minor in Education/Coaching Endorsement Saint Leo University – St. Leo, FL 2012 CERTIFICATION(S): Applied for certification Email: dlink@dayspringacademy.org
  • GINA MANCUSO - Language Arts 7, Language Arts Adv 7, Language Arts 8, Intensive Reading

    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

    State University at Stony Brook - NY  1989

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    English, (Grades 6 - 12)

    Reading, Endorsement

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (Esol), Endorsement

     

    Email: gmancuso@dayspringacademy.org

  • TIM MATHEWS - Technical Theater, Musical Theater 101, Musical Theater, HS Theater 1 & 2

    Bachelor of Arts in American Studies

    Eckerd College - St Petersburg, FL  2013

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Certification, Drama (grades 6 - 12)

     

    Email: tmathews@dayspringacademy.org

  • JENNIFER SMITH - Humanities 6, High School/College/Career Coordinator

    Master of Science in Professional Counseling

    Concentration in Mental Health Counseling

    Trinity College of Florida - Trinity, FL  2016

    Bachelor of Arts in Counseling and Music

    Trinity College of Florida - Trinity, FL  2003

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    In process

     

    Email: jsmith@dayspringacademy.org

     

  • JULIE TOTH - Pre-Algebra, Math 6/7, Intensive Math EH

    Bachelor of Arts in General Music, Vocal/Choral

    Minor in Religion

    Saint Leo University - St. Leo, FL 1996

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Music, (Grades K - 12)

     

    Email: jtoth@dayspringacademy.org

  • BLYTHE URE - Dance

    Bachelor of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies/Youth Ministries

    Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach, FL  2008

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Certification Prekindergarten/Primary Education, (Age 3 - Grade 3)

     

    Email: bure@dayspringacademy.org

  • ETHAN WHITTEN - Algebra II Honors, Geometry Honors, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus

    Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education St. Petersburg College – Clearwater, FL 2013 CERTIFICATION(S): Mathematics, (grades 6 - 12) Email: ewhitten@dayspringacademy.org
  • HAROLD WINDLAN - Civics, Civics Adv, World History Honors, US History Honors

    Bachelor of Arts in International Studies University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 1995 J.D. Stetson College of Law, Gulfport, FL 2003 Social Science, (Grades 5 - 9) Social Science, (Grades 6 - 12) Email: hwindlan@dayspringacademy.org
  • MARISSA WOHLFERD - Language Arts Adv 8, English 1 Honors 9, English 1 Honors 10, Journalism I & II

    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

    University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL  2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Certification, English grades K-12

     

    Email: mwohlferd@dayspringacademy.org

2017-2018 Out of Field

Individuals who are teaching out-of-field are certified in at least one area and are qualified to teach but are required to take additional course work or testing to add a coverage/endorsement to their certificate. The state also requires a teacher to take coursework/inservice towards an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement, when the teacher is the primary language arts provider and/or reading teacher for an ESOL student.

 

The following teachers have agreed to teach out-of-field while completing course work and/or testing: Dawn Beck/Business 6-12, Angela Gates/Chemistry.

 

The following teachers have agreed to work towards the ESOL endorsement: Lukas Baker, Jennifer Garie, Jamie Hickey, Kara Miller, Kiley Ramer, Kristen Zammit.

Dayspring Academy

for Education and the Arts

Dayspring Academy is accredited by:

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