Staff

Administration

Mrs. Sealey : Principal

Mrs. Sealey

Principal

Mrs. Sealey began her career with Polk County Schools in 1999, after receiving her Bachelor's degree at the University of South Florida, as a classroom teacher at Wendell Watson Elementary.  In 2004, she worked as the Literacy Coach at Wendell Watson, where she coached and mentored teachers in standards-based instruction and utilizing data to drive instructional decisions for improved student learning.  After receiving her Masters degree at the University of South Florida, she began her administrative career at Blake Academy, a K-8 Choice school in Lakeland, in the fall of 2009.  Mrs. Sealey is passionate about building loving and caring relationships!  She believes building relationships, creating warm and caring environments and engaging everyone in focusing on a common purpose are the foundations for educational success.  Her employment history includes:

 

1999-2004 – Teacher, Wendell Watson Elementary

2004-2009 – Literacy Coach, Wendell Watson Elementary

2009-2017 – Assistant Principal, Blake Academy

 

 

kim.sealey@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Phillips : Assistant Principal

Mrs. Phillips

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Phillips began her career with Polk County Schools in 2003 as a classroom teacher at Crystal Lake Elementary. In 2005 she taught Language Arts at Crystal Lake Middle School, where she implemented an after-school Spirit Team that consisted of 30 girls who helped cheer on their basketball team.  In the fall of 2007, she began employment at Winston Elementary as a Program Facilitator for the Title 1 Program. When she left Winston in 2012 to become our Assistant Principal, she had completed her Masters in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University. Her employment history includes:

2003-2005 – Teacher, Crystal Lake Elementary
2005-2007 – Teacher, Crystal Lake Middle
2007-2012 – Program Facilitator, Winston Elementary
2012-2014 – Reading Coach, Winston Elementary

bonnie.phillips@polk-fl.net

Faculty

Office Staff

Ms. Repasky : Guidance Secretary

Ms. Repasky

Guidance Secretary

christine.repasky@polk-fl.net
Ms. Rivera : School Secretary

Ms. Rivera

School Secretary

gladys.rivera@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Walters : Principal's Secretary

Mrs. Walters

Principal's Secretary

priscilla.walters@polk-fl.net

Support Staff

Mrs. Anderson : Reading Instructional Coach

Mrs. Anderson

Reading Instructional Coach

cassandra.anderson@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Slocum : Network Manager

Mrs. Slocum

Network Manager

tammy.slocum@polk-fl.net
Ms. Williams : Math/Science Instructional Coach

Ms. Williams

Math/Science Instructional Coach

neena.williams@polk-fl.net
Ms. Woodard : ESE Resource Teacher K-2 Grade

Ms. Woodard

ESE Resource Teacher K-2 Grade

amy.woodard@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Vandersteen : Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Vandersteen

Guidance Counselor

michelle.vandersteen@polk-fl.net

Specialist

Mrs. Hoover : Media Specialist

Mrs. Hoover

Media Specialist

mary.hoover@polk-fl.net
Coach Krause : PE Teacher

Coach Krause

PE Teacher

mark.krause@polk-fl.net
Mr. McGee : Music Teacher

Mr. McGee

Music Teacher

michael.mcgee@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Patrias : Art Teacher

Mrs. Patrias

Art Teacher

heather.patrias@polk-fl.net

Paraprofessionals

Mrs. Altman : Pre K Teacher

Mrs. Altman

Pre K Teacher

victoria.altman@polk-fl.net
Coach Conley : PE

Coach Conley

PE

gary.conley@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Diehl : Primary Resource

Mrs. Diehl

Primary Resource

marianne.diehl@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Dorman : Nurse, LPN

Mrs. Dorman

Nurse, LPN

kathleen.dorman@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Echevarria : ESOL Resource

Mrs. Echevarria

ESOL Resource

tamar.echevarria@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Gonzalez : ESOL Resource

Mrs. Gonzalez

ESOL Resource

jessica.gonzalez@polk-fl.net
Ms. Lemister : ESE K-2 Resource

Ms. Lemister

ESE K-2 Resource

karen.leminister@polk-fl.net
Mrs. McDonald : Title I

Mrs. McDonald

Title I

maryellen.mcdonald@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Miller : ESE Resource Teacher 3rd Grade

Mrs. Miller

ESE Resource Teacher 3rd Grade

caitlin.casey@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Motherway : ESE Resource K-2 Grade

Mrs. Motherway

ESE Resource K-2 Grade

rosa.motherway@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Otero : ESOL Resource

Mrs. Otero

ESOL Resource

maria.otero@polk-fl.net
Coach Rivera : PE

Coach Rivera

PE

debbie.rivera01@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Walker : ESE Pre K

Mrs. Walker

ESE Pre K

cappie.walker@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Ward : ESE  4-5 Resource

Mrs. Ward

ESE 4-5 Resource

barbara.ward@polk-fl.net
Ms. Whitley : ESE Resource K-2 Grade

Ms. Whitley

ESE Resource K-2 Grade

lisa.whitley@polk-fl.net

ESE

Mrs. Clark : ESE Facilitator - Dean of Discipline

Mrs. Clark

ESE Facilitator - Dean of Discipline

angie.clark@polk-fl.net
Ms. Flournoy : ESE Resource Teacher 3rd Grade

Ms. Flournoy

ESE Resource Teacher 3rd Grade

carla.flournoy@polk-fl.net
Ms. Hale : ESE Resource Teacher 4-5 Grade

Ms. Hale

ESE Resource Teacher 4-5 Grade

chery.hale@polk-fl.net
Mrs. McGrath : ESE Resource Teacher 4th Grade

Mrs. McGrath

ESE Resource Teacher 4th Grade

jaton.mcgrath@polk-fl.net
Gina Mills : Teacher

Gina Mills

Teacher

gina.mills@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Probasco : Gifted Teacher

Mrs. Probasco

Gifted Teacher

jacqueline.probasco@polk-fl.net
Ms. Regan : ESE Resource Teacher 5th Grade

Ms. Regan

ESE Resource Teacher 5th Grade

jean.regan@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Sasser : ESE Teacher k-2 Grade

Mrs. Sasser

ESE Teacher k-2 Grade

margaret.sasser@polk-fl.net
Ms. Vegter : Pre K Teacher

Ms. Vegter

Pre K Teacher

hope.vegter@polk-fl.net

Foodservices

Theresa Allen :

Theresa Allen

Joyce Amos :

Joyce Amos

Patricia Hoggard :

Patricia Hoggard

Donnie Jackson :

Donnie Jackson

Sandra Jackson :

Sandra Jackson

Glenda Kelly :

Glenda Kelly

Madelyn Martinez :

Madelyn Martinez

Kimberly Stevens :

Kimberly Stevens

Catherine Talley : Manager

Catherine Talley

Manager

catherine.talley@polk-fl.net

Custodians

Luz Diaz : Custodial staff

Luz Diaz

Custodial staff

Stanley Middlebrooks : Custodial staff

Stanley Middlebrooks

Custodial staff

Devon Miller :

Devon Miller

Deborah Vernooy : Head Custodian

Deborah Vernooy

Head Custodian

Kindergarten

Ms. Arias : Teacher

Ms. Arias

Teacher

venecia.arias@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Buchanon : Teacher

Mrs. Buchanon

Teacher

stacey.buchanon@polk-fl.net
Ms. Gonzalez : Teacher

Ms. Gonzalez

Teacher

amaryllis.gonzalez@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Krause : Teacher

Mrs. Krause

Teacher

deanna.krause@polk-fl.net
Mr. Krause : Teacher

Mr. Krause

Teacher

nolan.krause@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Kulp : Teacher

Mrs. Kulp

Teacher

jessica.kulp@polk-fl.net
Ms. Smith : Teacher

Ms. Smith

Teacher

blondene.smith@polk-fl.net

1st Grade

Mrs. Burroughs : Teacher

Mrs. Burroughs

Teacher

diana.burroughs@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Jenkins : Teacher

Mrs. Jenkins

Teacher

amy.jenkins@polk-fl.net
Ms. Maynard : Teacher

Ms. Maynard

Teacher

amber.maynard@polk-fl.net
Ms. McClees : Teacher

Ms. McClees

Teacher

jacqueline.mcclees@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Moss : Teacher

Mrs. Moss

Teacher

alyson.moss@polk-fl.net
Ms. Purcell : Teacher

Ms. Purcell

Teacher

hannah.purcell@polk-fl.net

2nd Grade

Mrs. Amezquita : Teacher

Mrs. Amezquita

Teacher

mica.amezquita@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Ellis : Teacher

Mrs. Ellis

Teacher

shaundra.ellis@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Fiermonti : Teacher

Mrs. Fiermonti

Teacher

christen.fiermonti@polk-fl.net
Caleb McGee : Teacher

Caleb McGee

Teacher

caleb.mcgee@polk-fl.net
Mrs. McKenzie : Teacher

Mrs. McKenzie

Teacher

veronica.alexander@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Watkins : Teacher

Mrs. Watkins

Teacher

meagan.watkins@polk-fl.net

3rd Grade

Ms. Crandall : Teacher

Ms. Crandall

Teacher

samantha.crandall@polk-fl.net
Ms. Ford : Teacher

Ms. Ford

Teacher

adrienne.ford@polk-fl.net
Ms. Goff : Teacher

Ms. Goff

Teacher

lisa.goff@polk-fl.net
Mr. Kale : Teacher

Mr. Kale

Teacher

emory.kale@polk-fl.net
Asia McWright : Teacher

Asia McWright

Teacher

asia.mcwright@polk-fl.net
Ms. Salamone : Teacher

Ms. Salamone

Teacher

jessica.salamone@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Showalter : Teacher

Mrs. Showalter

Teacher

rebecca.showalter@polk-fl.net
Mrs. White : Teacher

Mrs. White

Teacher

rebecca.white@polk-fl.net

4th Grade

Mrs. Bolger : Teacher

Mrs. Bolger

Teacher

michele.bolger@polk-fl.net
Ms. Busse : Teacher

Ms. Busse

Teacher

cassandra.busse@polk-fl.net
Ms. Holcomb : Teacher

Ms. Holcomb

Teacher

terry.holcomb@polk-fl.net
Ms. Rodriguez : Teacher

Ms. Rodriguez

Teacher

janira.rodriguez@polk-fl.net
Adriana Shirley : Teacher

Adriana Shirley

Teacher

adriana.shirley@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Wright : Teacher

Mrs. Wright

Teacher

caitlin.wright@polk-fl.net

5th Grade

Mrs. Allen : Teacher

Mrs. Allen

Teacher

brittany.allen@polk-fl.net
Ms. Dube : Teacher

Ms. Dube

Teacher

cheryl.dube@polk-fl.net
Mr. Hrubes : Teacher

Mr. Hrubes

Teacher

michael.hurbes@polk-fl.net
Ms. Jones : Teacher

Ms. Jones

Teacher

tami.jones@polk-fl.net
Mr. Petersen : Teacher

Mr. Petersen

Teacher

austin.petersen@polk-fl.net