Staff

Administration

Mrs. Miller : Principal

Mrs. Miller

Principal

Mrs. Miller has been a lifelong educator. She began her career with Polk County Public Schools nearly 15 years ago as a teacher at Bartow Middle School. After pursing her master’s degree in Education Leadership, she went on to serve the students at Kathleen Middle school as a dean. She then went on to serve as the assistant principal at Crystal Lake Middle in 2015. She believes strong positive relationships with students, staff and the community along with working together set the path for academic success.

 

talley.miller@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

Staci Merchant : Registrar

Staci Merchant

Registrar

staci.merchant@polk-fl.net
Ms. Rojas : Secretary

Ms. Rojas

Secretary

jacqueline.rojas@polk-fl.net

Support Staff

Mrs. Anderson : Reading Coach

Mrs. Anderson

Reading Coach

cassandra.anderson@polk-fl.net
Ms. Cottman : Psychologist

Ms. Cottman

Psychologist

patricia.cottman@polk-fl.net
Ms. Hedrick : Library Media Specialist

Ms. Hedrick

Library Media Specialist

ashley.hedrick@polk-fl.net
Ms. King : ELA Interventionist

Ms. King

ELA Interventionist

tiffany.king01@polk-fl.net
Mr. Lawton : Math Coach

Mr. Lawton

Math Coach

kyle.lawton@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Slocum : Network Manager

Mrs. Slocum

Network Manager

tammy.slocum@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Wright : Math Interventionist

Mrs. Wright

Math Interventionist

caitlin.wright@polk-fl.net

Specialist

Mr. McGee : Music Teacher

Mr. McGee

Music Teacher

michael.mcgee@polk-fl.net
Mr. Newland : Art Teacher

Mr. Newland

Art Teacher

brent.newland@polk-fl.net

Paraeducators

Mrs. Boateng : Paraprofessional

Mrs. Boateng

Paraprofessional

yaa.boateng.polk-fl.net
Ms. Burgess : Paraprofessional

Ms. Burgess

Paraprofessional

vanessa.burgess@polk-fl.net
Ms. Daugherty : Clinic Paraprofessional

Ms. Daugherty

Clinic Paraprofessional

jeanni.daugherty@polk-fl.net
Ms. Lemister : ESE Pre-K

Ms. Lemister

ESE Pre-K

karen.leminister@polk-fl.net
Ms. Peters : Paraprofessional

Ms. Peters

Paraprofessional

jannetta.peters@polk-fl.net
Coach Ortiz : Paraprofessional

Coach Ortiz

Paraprofessional

noel.ortiz@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Rottmann : Pre-K Teacher

Mrs. Rottmann

Pre-K Teacher

lisa.whitley@polk-fl.net
Ms. Shankles : Paraprofessional

Ms. Shankles

Paraprofessional

shirley.shankles@polk-fl.net
Ms. Troxel : ESE

Ms. Troxel

ESE

cindy.troxel@polk-fl.net
Ms. Vanialgo : Paraprofessional

Ms. Vanialgo

Paraprofessional

brenda.venialgo@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Walker : ESE Pre K

Mrs. Walker

ESE Pre K

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

Mrs. Ward

ESE

barbara.ward@polk-fl.net
Ms. Williams : Paraprofessional

Ms. Williams

Paraprofessional

iniskia.williams@polk-fl.net

ESE

Ms. Baranowski : ESE Facilitator

Ms. Baranowski

ESE Facilitator

kimberly.baranowski@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Cruz : Teacher

Mrs. Cruz

Teacher

lyan.cruz@polk-fl.net
Ms. Diaz : Teacher

Ms. Diaz

Teacher

wilda.diaz@polk-fl.net
Ms. Flournoy : ESE Teacher

Ms. Flournoy

ESE Teacher

carla.flournoy@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Ford : Teacher

Mrs. Ford

Teacher

devon.ford@polk-fl.net
Mr. Ford : Teacher

Mr. Ford

Teacher

david.ford@polk-fl.net
Ms. Gonzalez : Teacher

Ms. Gonzalez

Teacher

janelle.gonzalez@polk-fl.net
Ms. Harris : Teacher

Ms. Harris

Teacher

tashina.harris@polk-fl.net
Mrs. Probasco : Teacher of the gifted

Mrs. Probasco

Teacher of the gifted

jacqueline.probasco@polk-fl.net
Ms. Sheppard : Teacher

Ms. Sheppard

Teacher

rachel.sheppard@polk-fl.net
Ms. Yamba : Teacher

Ms. Yamba

Teacher

maileen.yamba@polk-fl.net

Foodservices

Theresa Allen :

Theresa Allen

Joyce Amos :

Joyce Amos

Kimberly Stevens :

Kimberly Stevens

Catherine Talley : Manager

Catherine Talley

Manager

catherine.talley@polk-fl.net

Custodians

Stanley Middlebrooks :

Stanley Middlebrooks

Kindergarten

Ms. Arias-Gowdy : Teacher

Ms. Arias-Gowdy

Teacher

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

Mrs. Benner

Teacher

hollie.benner@polk-fl.net
Ms. Hufstetler : Teacher

Ms. Hufstetler

Teacher

leah.hufstetler@polk-fl.net
Ms. Kelly : Teacher

Ms. Kelly

Teacher

melissa.kelly@polk-fl.net
Ms. Parker : Teacher

Ms. Parker

Teacher

jacqueline.parker@polk-fl.net

1st Grade

Ms. Ceballos : Teacher

Ms. Ceballos

Teacher

lisa.ceballos@polk-fl.net
Ms. Charland : Teacher

Ms. Charland

Teacher

kelly.charland@polk-fl.net
Ms. Herzog : Teacher

Ms. Herzog

Teacher

lynne.herzog@polk-fl.net
Mrs. McKenzie : Teacher

Mrs. McKenzie

Teacher

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

Ms. Williams

Teacher

amanda.williams03@polk-fl.net

2nd Grade

Mrs. Ellis : Teacher

Mrs. Ellis

Teacher

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

Ms. Gonzalez

Teacher

amaryllis.gonzalez@polk-fl.net
Ms. Lynskey : Teacher

Ms. Lynskey

Teacher

nicole.lynskey@polk-fl.net
Ms. Madrigal : Teacher

Ms. Madrigal

Teacher

laiza.madrigal@polk-fl.net
Ms. Wagner : Teacher

Ms. Wagner

Teacher

jaclyn.wagner@polk-fl.net

3rd Grade

Ms. Goff : Teacher

Ms. Goff

Teacher

lisa.goff@polk-fl.net
Ms. Mattocks : Teacher

Ms. Mattocks

Teacher

julie.mattocks@polk-fl.net
Ms. Odum : Teacher

Ms. Odum

Teacher

sarah.odum01@polk-fl.net
Ms. Pagan : Teacher

Ms. Pagan

Teacher

lara.pagan@polk-fl.net
Ms. Roth : Teacher

Ms. Roth

Teacher

morgan.roth@polk-fl.net
Ms. Soto : Teacher

Ms. Soto

Teacher

sherilyn.soto@polk-fl.net

4th Grade

Ms. Francisco : Teacher

Ms. Francisco

Teacher

honorina.francisco@polk-fl.net
Ms. Garcia : Teacher

Ms. Garcia

Teacher

melinda.garcia@polk-fl.net
Ms. Pope : Teacher

Ms. Pope

Teacher

bryanna.pope@polk-fl.net
Ms. Whitehead : Teacher

Ms. Whitehead

Teacher

rachel.whitehead@polk-fl.net

5th Grade

Mrs. Cress : Teacher

Mrs. Cress

Teacher

maria.probasco@polk-fl.net
Ms. Curatolo : Teacher

Ms. Curatolo

Teacher

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

Ms. Fallin

Teacher

cynthia.fallin@polk-fl.net
Ms. Harris : Teacher

Ms. Harris

Teacher

kenzie.harris@polk-fl.net
Ms. Irving : Teacher

Ms. Irving

Teacher

nichole.irving@polk-fl.net