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. Wiedenman : Assistant Principal

Mrs. Wiedenman

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Wiedenman began her career with Polk County Public Schools in 2005 as a classroom teacher at Blake Academy.  Because she is a lifelong learner, she worked toward additional degrees in Collaborative Teaching and Learning as well as Educational Leadership.  In 2015, Mrs. Wiedenman transferred to R. Bruce Wagner Elementary to serve as the dean of students, working to support a positive school culture for teachers and students.  Mrs. Wiedenman believes that respectful relationships and a supportive school environment are foundations for academic success.

jennifer.wiedenman@polk-fl.net

Faculty

Office Staff

Lorna Carrillo Maldonado : Front Office Secretary/Volunteer Cord.

Lorna Carrillo Maldonado

Front Office Secretary/Volunteer Cord.

lorna.carrillommaldanado@polk-fl.net
Staci Merchant : Terminal Operator

Staci Merchant

Terminal Operator

staci.merchant@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Walters : Principal's Secretary

Mrs. Walters

Principal's Secretary

priscilla.walters@polk-fl.net

Support Staff

Mrs. Anderson : Reading Coach

Mrs. Anderson

Reading Coach

cassandra.anderson@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Clark : LEA Facilitator

Mrs. Clark

LEA Facilitator

angela.clark03@polk-fl.net
Ms. Manno : Reading Interventionist

Ms. Manno

Reading Interventionist

maria.manno@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Slocum : Network Manager

Mrs. Slocum

Network Manager

tammy.slocum@polk-fl.net
Ms. Vuto : Math Coach

Ms. Vuto

Math Coach

ariel.vuto@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Wright : Math Interventionist

Mrs. Wright

Math Interventionist

caitlin.wright@polk-fl.net

Specialist

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
Wanda Rivera : Media Specialist

Wanda Rivera

Media Specialist

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
Ms. Feliciano : ESOL

Ms. Feliciano

ESOL

deidre.feliciano@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Gonzalez : ESOL Resource

Mrs. Gonzalez

ESOL Resource

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

Ms. Lemister

ESE Pre-K

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

Mrs. McDonald

Title I

maryellen.mcdonald@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Motherway : ESE Resource 2 - 3 Grade

Mrs. Motherway

ESE Resource 2 - 3 Grade

rosa.motherway@polk-fl.net
Coach Rivera : PE

Coach Rivera

PE

debbie.rivera01@polk-fl.net
Ms. Troxel : ESE

Ms. Troxel

ESE

cindy.troxel@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

Ms. Baranowski : ESE Teacher

Ms. Baranowski

ESE Teacher

kimberly.baranowski@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Clark : LEA Facilitator

Mrs. Clark

LEA Facilitator

angela.clark03@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
Ms. Jones : ESE Teacher

Ms. Jones

ESE Teacher

shearree.jones@polk-fl.net
Ms. Marshall : Pre-K ESE

Ms. Marshall

Pre-K ESE

christina.marshall@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Probasco : Gifted Teacher

Mrs. Probasco

Gifted Teacher

jacqueline.probasco@polk-fl.net
Ms. Regan : ESE Resource Teacher 4th Grade

Ms. Regan

ESE Resource Teacher 4th Grade

jean.regan@polk-fl.net

Foodservices

Theresa Allen :

Theresa Allen

Joyce Amos :

Joyce Amos

Patricia Hoggard :

Patricia Hoggard

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

Leeanne Bellows :

Leeanne Bellows

Luz Diaz :

Luz Diaz

Stanley Middlebrooks :

Stanley Middlebrooks

Deborah Vernooy : Head Custodian

Deborah Vernooy

Head Custodian

Kindergarten

Mrs. Buchanon : Teacher

Mrs. Buchanon

Teacher

stacey.buchanon@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Gainer : Teacher

Mrs. Gainer

Teacher

blondene.smith@polk-fl.net
Ms. Gonzalez : Teacher

Ms. Gonzalez

Teacher

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

Mrs. Kulp

Teacher

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

Ms. McClees

Teacher

jacqueline.mcclees@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Sasser : ESE Teacher k-2 Grade

Mrs. Sasser

ESE Teacher k-2 Grade

margaret.sasser@polk-fl.net

1st Grade

Ms. Arias : Teacher

Ms. Arias

Teacher

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

Mrs. Burroughs

Teacher

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

Mrs. Gartrell

Teacher

brittany.gartrell@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Jenkins : Teacher

Mrs. Jenkins

Teacher

amy.jenkins@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Krause : Teacher

Mrs. Krause

Teacher

deanna.krause@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Moss : Teacher

Mrs. Moss

Teacher

alyson.moss@polk-fl.net

2nd Grade

Ms. Crandall : Teacher

Ms. Crandall

Teacher

samantha.crandall@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Ellis : Teacher

Mrs. Ellis

Teacher

shaundra.ellis@polk-fl.net
Ms. Lynskey : Teacher

Ms. Lynskey

Teacher

nicole.lynskey@polk-fl.net
Mrs. McKenzie : Teacher

Mrs. McKenzie

Teacher

veronica.alexander@polk-fl.net
Ms. Salamone : Teacher

Ms. Salamone

Teacher

jessica.salamone@polk-fl.net
Mr. Simons : Teacher

Mr. Simons

Teacher

charles.simons@polk-fl.net

3rd Grade

Mrs. Amezquita : Teacher

Mrs. Amezquita

Teacher

mica.amezquita@polk-fl.net
Ms. Corp : Teacher

Ms. Corp

Teacher

kelly.corp@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
Mrs. Watkins : Teacher

Mrs. Watkins

Teacher

meagan.watkins@polk-fl.net
Mrs. White : Teacher

Mrs. White

Teacher

rebecca.white@polk-fl.net

4th Grade

Ms. Benson : Teacher

Ms. Benson

Teacher

emily.benson@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Bolger : Teacher

Mrs. Bolger

Teacher

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

Ms. Curatolo

Teacher

jessica.curatolo@polk-fl.net
Ms. Moya : Teacher

Ms. Moya

Teacher

gricel.moya@polk-fl.net
Ms. Probasco : Teacher

Ms. Probasco

Teacher

maria.probasco@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Wright : Math Interventionist

Mrs. Wright

Math Interventionist

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
Ms. Fullerton : Teacher

Ms. Fullerton

Teacher

amber.fullerton@polk-fl.net
Mr. Hrubes : Teacher

Mr. Hrubes

Teacher

michael.hrubes@polk-fl.net
Mr. Petersen : Teacher

Mr. Petersen

Teacher

austin.petersen@polk-fl.net