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Ms. Donna DeVane

-Access Teacher

-Certified K-12 ESE, Elementary Ed.

-Seton Hall University, College of St. Elizabeth

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Mr. Justin Kurlander

- Access Teacher

- Flagler College

- Loves anything sports related

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Mrs. Jaime Sumner

- ESE Speech Language Pathologist

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Ms. Paige Tekel

  • Florida State University, Exceptional Student Education M.S., Educational Leadership M.S.
  • Certified K-12 ESE, Language Arts 6-12, Reading Endorsed, ESOL Endorsed 
  • I love running, my book club and going to the beach with my dog

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Mrs. Amanda Thai

  • ESE Teacher & Department Chair
  • FSU, Certified in ESE K-12 & Reading Endorsed 
  • Born and raised in Tallahassee and I enjoy traveling with my husband and two children. 

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Jonathan Bailey

- Instruction Paraprofessional ESE

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Mr. Harold Cheeseborough

- Instruction Paraprofessional ESE

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Ms. Laura Eckhardt

- Instructional Paraprofessional ESE

- Fl Teaching Certificate PreK, ESE, Elementary Education

- Fun Fact: Played first sanctioned tennis tournament at same club as "King Richard", Venus and Serena 

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Mrs. Krist'n Hartman

- Berry College, Interdisciplinary Studies & Communications, B.S.

- ESE / Access Paraprofessional and Special Olympics Coach since 2017

- As an ESE / Access Paraprofessional, I assist the ESE / Access teacher, Ms. Donna DeVane in planning, organizing, and completing: the daily Access curriculum requirements, each ESE student’s Individual Education Plans (IEPs), and weekly cooking and art activities.  Additionally, I provide instructional support to the Peers as Partners in Learning (PPLs), implement behavior management plans, collect and monitor performance metrics, care for the ESE students’ physical and emotional health and safety, affirming their abilities, and promoting dignity in all relationships.

- ​I enjoy spending time and traveling with my family.  My husband Roger, retired from the U.S. Navy after 28 years of service as a Commander/Combat Helicopter Pilot and serves as a Leon County Substitute Teacher.  Our son Major (Chiles 2023), is a Cadet, D3 football player and Alpine Ski Club participant at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (Class of 2027).  Our daughter Macey (Chiles 2024), will also attend a U.S. Service Academy.

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Mr. Jason Hill

Testing Lab Coordinator

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Mr. Bakari Sampson

- Instruction Paraprofessional ESE

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Ms. Paula Shealy

- Instruction Paraprofessional ESE

Last Modified on February 20, 2024