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DAYSPRING ACADEMY

Principals, Assistant Principals, and Directors

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Grades K - 5

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  • DAWN BECK - 3rd Grade

    Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education PreK-3

    University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL  2006

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

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

    English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement

     

    Email: dbeck@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

  • KELSEY BECKWITH - 2nd Grade

    Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education

    University of South Florida - Tampa, FL  2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K-6)

     

    Email: kbeckwith@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

     

  • 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

     

  • 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

     

  • 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

  • DIANA GREENIER – 5th Grade

    Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene

    St. Petersburg College – St. Petersburg, FL  2008

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

     

    Email: dgreenier@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

     

     

  • 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):

    Statement of Eligibility

    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

  • 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

     

     

  • 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

     

     

  • 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

     

     

  • CAROL RANFONE - Speech Language Pathologist

    Master of Arts Speech-Language Pathology

    Western Michigan University - Kalamzaoo, MI  1995

    Bachelor of Arts Psychology

    Minor in Linguisties

    Memorial University of Newfoundland - St John's, NL, Canada  1992

     

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION(S):

    Florida Department of Health Speech-Language Pathology

    Member - American Speech-Language Hearing Association

     

    Email: cranfone@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
  • 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 – 1st Grade

    Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology & Sociology)

    Hodges University – Naples, FL  2012

    Summa Cum Laude

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Temporary Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education, (grades K - 6)

    Elementary Education, (Grades K - 6)

     

    Email: kzammit@dayspringacademy.org

     

     

SECONDARY SCHOOL - Grades 6 - 11

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  • BENJAMIN BECKWITH - Band, Choir, Musical Theater

    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 - Language Arts 6, Language Arts 6 Advanced, Language Arts 8 Advanced

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

    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 - Social Studies 6 Advanced, Social Studies 7, Social Studies 7 Advanced

    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
  • 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 7 Advanced, English I Honors, 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

     

    Email: gmancuso@dayspringacademy.org

  • TIM MATHEWS - Musical Theater, Dance, High School Theatre 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 - Guidance Counselor

    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

     

  • BARBARA STUCHELL - Technology 6-10

    Bachelor of Arts in Business Education Associate of Arts in Secretarial Science St. Leo College – St. Leo, FL 1980 CERTIFICATION(S): Reading, Endorsement Business Education, (Grade 6 - 12) Vocational Office Education, (Career And Technical) Email: bstuchell@dayspringacademy.org
  • BLYTHE URE - Advanced Dance, High School Dance

    Bachelor of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies/Youth Ministries

    Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach, FL  2008

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Applied for certification

     

    Email: bure@dayspringacademy.org

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

    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 Advanced, 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 8, Language Arts 8 Advanced, English II Honors, Journalism

    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

    University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL  2016

     

    CERTIFICATION(S):

    Statement of Eligibility: English (Grades 6-12)

    Email: mwohlferd@dayspringacademy.org

     

    Email: mwohlferd@dayspringacademy.org

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for Education and the Arts

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