New Administrator Appointments (05-01-18)
New Administrator Appointments (05-01-18)
Posted on 05/02/2018
New Administrator Appointment Banner ImageOn May 1, the Osceola County School Board approved the following administrative appointments:
 
Transfers:

Alison Doe, currently Principal at Highlands Elementary, will be transferred to be Principal at Hickory Tree Elementary.

Nadia Winston, currently Principal at Westside K-8, will be transferred to be Principal of Central Avenue Elementary.

Audie Confessor, currently Principal at Chestnut Elementary School for Science and Engineering, will be transferred to be Principal at Deerwood Elementary.

Gary Bressler, currently Principal at Pleasant Hill Elementary, will be transferred to be Principal at Chesnut Elementary School for Science and Engineering.



New Appointments:

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Patti Cummins, Principal at Highlands Elementary
During her career, Patti Cummins has held the following positions: Teacher in Indiana (1993-2008); Assistant Principal at Carmel Elementary (2008-2011); Interim Principal at Carmel Elementary (2011); Assistant Principal at Mohawk Trails Elementary (2011-2014); Teacher at Chestnut Elementary School for Science and Engineering (2014-2015); and Assistant Principal at Highlands Elementary (2015-present). She received her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Administrative License K-12 from Indiana Wesleyan University.


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Shelby Pagan, Principal at Pleasant Hill Elementary
During her career, Shelby Pagan has held the following positions: Teacher at Labelle Elementary (1994-2007); Assistant Principal at Country Oaks Elementary (2007-2009); District RTI Specialist for Hendry County Schools (2009); Assistant Principal at Highlands Elementary (2009-2015); and Assistant Principal at Lakeview Elementary (2015-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Spring Hill College in Alabama and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Gulf Coast University.


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Dr. Kimberly Dos Santos, Principal at Poinciana Academy of Fine Arts
During her career, Dr. Kimberly Dos Santos has held the following positions: Chemical Operations Specialist for the United States Army (1999-2003); Soldiers To Scholars Mentor at the University of Central Florida (2005-2009); Elementary Curriculum Resource Teacher for Lake County Schools (2007-2014); Elementary Education Lead Instructor at South Florida State College (2014-2015); and Assistant Principal in Lake County Schools (2015-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. She received her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University.


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Christie Ray, Principal at Westside K-8
During her career, Christie Ray has held the following positions: Teacher at Pizzo Elementary in Hillsborough County (1998-2005); Director of Curriculum for Primrose Schools (2005-2007); Teacher at Pride Elementary (2007-2009); New Teacher Mentor and Assistant Principal at Roosevelt Elementary (2011-2014); Senior Administrator in Professional Development Services for Orange County Public Schools (2014-2016); and Principal at Tangelo Park Elementary (2016-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University.


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Christopher Todd, Assistant Principal at Tohopekaliga High
During his career, Christopher Todd has held the following positions: Teacher at Harmony High (2004-2016) and Dean of Students at Harmony High (2016-present). He also serves as the evening program coordinator at Osceola Technical College (2016-present). He received his bachelor’s degree in History Education from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from St. Leo University.


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Dr. Juanita Morrow, Assistant Principal at Liberty High
During her career, Dr. Juanita Morrow has held the following positions: Teacher for Florida Virtual School (2010-2013); Teacher at Gateway School in Orange County (2013-2014); Instructional Coach/Blended Learning Specialist for Orange County Virtual School (2014-2017); and College and Career Specialist at Liberty High (2017-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Science Education from the University of Central Florida, her master’s degree in Family Studies & Human Services from Kansas State University, and her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida.


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Rebecca Rutkowski, Assistant Principal at Osceola Technical College/PATHS
During her career, Rebecca Rutkowski has held the following positions: Teacher at Zenith (2005-2006); Teacher at Gateway High (2006-2012); Dean of Students at Poinciana High (2013-2014); and Dean of Students at Narcoossee Middle (2015-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Lock Haven University and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida.


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Keith Anakotta, Assistant Principal at New Beginnings
During his career, Keith Anakotta has held the following positions: ESE Paraprofessional at New Beginnings Education Center (2007-2009); Teacher at New Beginnings (2009-2015); Learning Resource Specialist at New Beginnings (2015-present). He received his bachelor’s degree in Exceptional Student Education from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education.


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Faith Salvato, Assistant Principal at Hickory Tree Elementary
During her career, Faith Salvato has held the following positions: Teacher at Central Avenue Elementary (2001-2007); Teacher at Neptune Elementary (2007-2010); Math and Science Coach at Cypress Elementary (2010-2012); Literacy Coach at Cypress Elementary (2012-2014); and Elementary Instructional Trainer in the Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Department (2014-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida and master’s degrees in Teacher Leadership and Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University.


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Vivian Ivey, Assistant Principal at Ventura Elementary
During her career, Vivian Ivey has held the following positions: Teacher at Little Havana Institute in Miami (1997-2000); Exceptional Education Instructor and Staffing Specialist at Miami Springs Senior High (2000-2006); Teacher at Liberty Middle School in Orlando (2006-2011); Curriculum Resource Teacher at Winter Park High (2011-2016), and Math and Science Coach at Ventura Elementary (2016-present). She received her bachelor’s degree in Varying Exceptionalities from Nova University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Capella University.


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Dr. Francisco Rivera Mieles, Assistant Principal at Celebration K-8
During his career, Francisco Rivera Mieles has held the following positions: Teacher at Innovations Middle Charter (2012-2014); Teacher at Kissimmee Middle (2014-2016); and Dean of Students at Kissimmee Middle (2016-present). He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida.
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