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Stephanie Adams

Administrative Assistant to the Head of Upper School

sadams@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 111

Appointed 2008

Meghan Albanese

Director of Admission and Financial Aid

malbanese@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815, ext. 105

Appointed 2002

Education:
B.A., Communications degree from Florida State University.

Jennifer Andreon

Lower Campus Librarian

jandreon@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2008

Education:
B.S., Education degree from Loyola University, and post-graduate work in M.A., Education from Marquette University, she is also certified in Certificate in Youth Services, Florida State University - School of Information.

Duties:
She serves as the a member of the Technology, Curriculum, Steering Committee for Community Engagement.

Danielle Aronson

Kindergarten Teacher

daronson@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2006

Education:
B.S. Elementary Education degree from University of Central Florida, she is also certified in CPR and First Aid.

Duties:
She currently teaches Kindergarten, and also serves as the Grade Coordinator.

Adrienne Arp

Alumni Relations Coordinator

aarp@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188, ext. 129

Appointed 2015

Education:
Psychology degree from B.A. University of Utah.

Duties:
She serves as the Parent School Council Lower School Vice President.

Tina Barbieri

Teacher

tbarbieri@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 159

Appointed 1991

Education:
B.A. Mathematics Education degree from Brooklyn College, and post-graduate work in M.S. Mathematics Education from Nova University, she is also certified in Gifted Endorsed Florida Teaching Certificate.

Duties:
She currently teaches Upper School Math, Human Growth and Development, and also serves as the 8th Grade Class Advisor, Lead with Honor Committee, Uniform Team, Knowledge Bowl Coordinator.

Jamie L. Bartlett

2nd Grade Teacher

jbartlett@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2011

Education:
B.S., Rehabilitation Services degree from Florida State University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed, Elementary Education from University of North Florida, she is also certified in Florida Teacher Certification ESOL Endorsement.

Duties:
She currently teaches 2nd Grade, and also serves as the Bulldog Outreach; Recycling.

Kimberly Belfi

Controller/HR Manager

kbelfi@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 178

Appointed 2012

Duties:
She currently teaches Human Resources.

Wendy Bieneman

4th Grade Teacher

wbieneman@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2007

Education:
B.S., Education degree from Florida State University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University, she is also certified in ESOL ESE.

Duties:
She currently teaches 4th Grade.

Olympia Bishop

Teacher

obishop@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 181

Appointed 2015

Education:
B.A., Special Education & Child Development degree from Vanderbilt University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Mathematics Education from Boston University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 6th Grade Mathematics, 7th Grade Mathematics, 8th Grade Mathematics, PreAlgebra, and also serves as the Coach.

Kelsey Brown

2nd Grade Teacher

kbrown@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., Elementary Education degree from Florida Atlantic University, she is also certified in Elementary Education K-6.

Duties:
She currently teaches 2nd Grade.

Chris Carson

Computer Systems Administrator

ccarson@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 152

Appointed 2005

Education:
B.S. / Biology degree from University of Central Florida, and post-graduate work in B.S. / Psychology from University of Central Florida.

Katie Cashette

Learning Specialist

kcashette@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815 x 109

Appointed 2014

Duties:
She currently teaches Pre-Primary - 3rd Grade as a learning Learning Specialist, and also serves as the a member of the Ed-Tech sub-committee.

Christi Chane

Fifth Grade Teacher

cchane@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2003

Education:
B.A., Psychology degree from San Diego State University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Elementary Education from DePaul University.

Duties:
She currently teaches English, Reading, Math.

Allison Charnick

Primary Teacher

acharnick@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2008

Education:
B.S. - Human Development and Family Studies degree from Colorado State University, she is also certified in Early Childhood Education - Birth through 3rd Grade.

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary, and also serves as the Early childhood education teacher licensure program (birth through grade 3).

Sue Chris

Teacher

schris@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 191

Appointed 1994

Education:
BFA, Visual Art degree from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 5th grade Color Theory; 6th grade HGD; 6th grade Forming; 7-9th grade Artistic Expressions; 7-9th grade Pottery; Clayful Fun Enrichment grades 2-9, and also serves as the Assembly Coordinator, Cultural Enrichment Program Director, 6th Grade Advisor, Uniform Team.

Paul Cicio

Athletic Director

pcicio@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 170

Appointed 2001

Education:
B.S., Physical Education degree from SUNY Cortland, he is also certified in CDL Drivers license First Aid/CPR certified.

Duties:
He currently teaches Lower School P.E., Upper School Athletics, HGD, and also serves as the Class Advisor, Transportation Director; Secondary Schools Team.

Barbara Close

Math Teacher

bclose@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 161

Appointed 1979

Education:
B.S. degree from DePauw University, and post-graduate work in M.S. from Nova University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Upper School Mathematics, and also serves as the Math Department Chair, Yearbook Advisor, Mathcounts Coach, 8th & 9th Grade Class Advisor, 7th Grade HGD Team Leader, Chi Alpha Mu Advisor.

Ellie Colpitts

4th Grade Teacher

ecolpitts@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 189

Appointed 1992

Education:
B.S., Biology and Fine Arts degree from University of Arizona, she is also certified in Post Bacc Elementary Education Certification - 2 year program.

Duties:
She currently teaches Language Arts - grammar, reading, spelling, writing; Mathematics; Florida Studies, and also serves as the Teacher Mentor, Professional Development Committee; 4th Grade Lead.

Jan-Marie Cook

Teacher

jcook@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2009

Education:
B.F.A., Theatre Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 6th Grade English; 6-9th Grade Speech and Debate; 4th Grade Drama; 7-9th Grade Performing Arts, and also serves as the 7th Grade Advisor; Swim Coach 1st-9th; 7th HGD.

Billy Coyle

Director of Finance and Operations

wcoyle@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 122

Appointed 2007

Education:
B.S., Accounting degree from Central Connecticut State University, and post-graduate work in B.S.Ed, Business Education from Central Connecticut State University.

Andrew J Crane

Chinese Teacher

acrane@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
M.Ed. World Language Education degree from University of Oklahoma.

Duties:
He currently teaches 4th - 9th Grade Chinese Language.

Wendie Crawford

Learning Specialist

wcrawford@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 194

Appointed 1979

Education:
B.A., Elementary Education degree from Boston College, and post-graduate work in M.S., Specific Learning Disabilities from Nova Southeastern University, she is also certified in Orton-Gillingham Trained - 3 Programs.

Duties:
She currently teaches Learning Specialist, L.D. to Gifted Resource, Teacher of Reading - Language Arts, Student Screenings, and also serves as the Out Reach - Hope Rural School.

Dorothea Cvelbar

Associate Director of Admission, Upper Campus

dcvelbar@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815, ext. 104

Appointed 1990

Education:
B.S., Elementary Education - Early Childhood degree from Bridgewater State College.

Paulette Danni

Teacher

pdanni@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2008

Education:
A.S., Infant/Toddler Studies degree from Niagara Community College, she is also certified in National CDA Infant/Toddler Certificate / Palm Beach State College.

Duties:
She currently teaches Pre-Primary, and also serves as the a member of the Holiday Musical; Make-up artist for third grade play.

Christine Dayton

Primary Teacher

cdayton@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Education:
B.A., Early Childhood Education degree from Clemson University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary.

Shana Dutkewych

Learning Specialist

sdutkewych@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2001

Education:
B.S., Special & Elementary Education degree from State University of New York at Geneseo, and post-graduate work in M.A., Reading Specialist from Teachers College, Columbia University, she is also certified in New York State Certification of Qualification in Special Education, Elementary Education and Reading; Certified Instructor: Wilson Reading System.

Duties:
She currently teaches Learning Strategies Grade 6th, 7th & 8th, and also serves as the 7th Grade Advisor.

Courtney Ellender

Kindergarten Teacher

cellender@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2007

Education:
B.A., Political Science and German degree from McDaniel College, and post-graduate work in M.S., Exceptional Student Education from State University of New York - Buffalo, she is also certified in Teacher Certification - Elementary Education / Special Education Pre-K - 12.

Duties:
She currently teaches Kindergarten.

Christopher Evans

Facilities Manager - Lower Campus

cevans@pbday.org

(561) 632-1819 Cell

Appointed 2014

Sarah Evans

3rd Grade Teacher

sevans@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2010

Education:
B.A., Elementary Education degree from Florida Atlantic Universtiy, and post-graduate work in M.A., Language Arts K-12 from Nova Souteastern University, she is also certified in National Board Certified Teacher.

Duties:
She currently teaches 3rd Grade, and also serves as the Third Grade Coordinator and Third Grade Museum Partnership Coordinator.

Heather Fanberg

1st Grade Teacher

hfanberg@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2005

Education:
B.A., Natural Sciences and Mathematics degree from Felician College, and post-graduate work in M.S., Informational Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University, she is also certified in Florida Professsional Educators Certification K-6; Exceptional Student Education Certification K-12.

Duties:
She currently teaches 1st Grade, and also serves as the 1st Grade Coordinator and Enrichment Teacher.

Claudie Finney

French Teacher

cfinney@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 171

Appointed 1998

Education:
B.A., English Literature degree from University of Toulouse Mirail, and post-graduate work in M.A., Education from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches French, Computers, and also serves as the Head of Foreign Language Department; 7th Grade Lead Advisor.

Nina Flaminio

Primary Teacher

nflaminio@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2008

Education:
B.S., Sociology degree from S.U.N.Y Albany, and post-graduate work in M.S., Early Childhood and Elementary Education from C.U.N.Y. Hunter College, she is also certified in Master Level ESOL Endorsement.

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary, and also serves as the a member of the Sunshine Committee; Harvest Fest Chair.

Julia Wilson Foulk

Teacher

jfoulk@pbday.org

561-655-1188

Appointed 2016

Education:
B.A. Philosophy degree from Connecticut College.

Duties:
She currently teaches Pre-Primary.

Valentina Gabrielli

Teacher

vgabrielli@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 180

Appointed 2014

Education:
B.A., Psychology & Art; B.S., Education degree from Georgia Southwestern State University, and post-graduate work in M.A., Curriculum & Teaching from Teacher's College Columbia University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Spanish - 4th - 8th Grade, and also serves as the 7th Grade Advisor; Enrichment Coordinator; Student Leadership Council Advisor.

Dr. Edwin P. Gordon

Head of School

egordon@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 115

Appointed 2016

Education:
B.A. English degree from Baylor University, and post-graduate work in M.A. English from Baylor University.

Jim Gramentine

4th Grade Teacher

jgramentine@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 118

Appointed 1989

Education:
B.A., Politcal Science/International Relations degree from Carleton College, and post-graduate work in M.A.T., Early Childhood Education from National College of Education.

Duties:
He currently teaches Fourth Grade Language Arts Fourth Grade Mathematics Fourth Grade Florida Studies, and also serves as the Student Leadership Council Advisor.

Ralph Greco

Teacher

rgreco@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 167

Appointed 1968

Education:
B.A. degree from University of Maryland.

Duties:
He currently teaches Upper School English and Writing.

Patti Griffin

Teacher

pgriffin@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 127

Appointed 2006

Education:
B.S. Nursing degree from Hartwick College.

Duties:
She currently teaches Upper School Athletics, and also serves as the a member of the Uniform Team.

Grace Gunkel

Teacher

ggunkel@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., Physical Education and Health Sciences degree from East Stroudsburg University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 4th-9th Grade Athletics, and also serves as the Coach.

Erika Handley

Art Teacher

ehandley@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2002

Education:
B.A., Fine Arts degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Fine Arts, and also serves as the Yearbook Advisor; Photographer; Manager of Artsonia online art gallery; Part-time Substitute; Enrichment Teacher.

Ashley Hollern

Science Teacher

ahollern@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2014

Education:
B.S., Biology degree from University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, and post-graduate work in M.S., Science of Instruction from Drexel University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 9th Grade Biology / 8th Grade Pre-Chemistry.

Jennifer J. Howard

Teacher

jhoward@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., English degree from Dickenson College, and post-graduate work in M.H., Humanities from Tiffin University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 7th – 9th Grade English.

Robyn Huff

Music Teacher

rhuff@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2005

Education:
B.S., Music Education & Voice degree from Hobe Sound Bible College, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Lower School Vocal Music, and also serves as the Music Together Specialist, International Day Committee, Earth Day Committee; Lower School Fine Arts Productions; Summer Quest Musical Theatre.

Annette Johnson

Music & Drama Teacher

ajohnson@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2011

Education:
B.A. Music Therapy degree from Florida State University, and post-graduate work in MAT, Music Education from Florida Atlantic University, she is also certified in Florida Department of Education: K-12 Music Education, Educational Leadership; Board Certified Music Therapist.

Duties:
She currently teaches 4th Recorders, Drums and General Music; 5th Steel Drums, Handbells and General Music; 6th Grade Percussion Ensemble; 7th-9th Grade Steel Drums and Creative Music Elective; Vocal Director of 4th-8th Grade Bulldog Chorus; Vocal Director 7th - 9th Grade Chorus, and also serves as the Co-Director of Spring Musical (Orchestra and Vocal Director); STEAM leadership team; 4th Grade Musical assistant; Talent Show assistant.

Litzrudy Justinvil

STEAM Scholar-in-Residence

ljustinvil@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.S., Biology degree from Palm Beach Atlantic College, and post-graduate work in M.D., Medicine from University of Miami.

Duties:
He serves as the Coordinator of STEAM Instruction.

Debra Kale

Administrative Assistant

dkale@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Cynthia Kanai

Director of Development

ckanai@pbday.org

(561) 832-3308

Appointed 1989

Education:
B.S., Education degree from Cameron University, and post-graduate work in Leadership from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Duties:
She serves as the Director of Community Service; Director of China Partnership; Scheduling Coordinator (Upper Campus); Lead with Honor Co-chair.

Catherine Kegelman

5th Grade Teacher

ckegelman@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2016

Education:
B.A., History degree from Wheaton College, and post-graduate work in M.Ed, General Education from Bankstreet College of Education.

Duties:
She currently teaches Math, English, Reading.

Sarah Kemeness

Head of Upper School

skemeness@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext.112

Appointed 2015

Lindsay Kosarek

Kindergarten Teacher

lkosarek@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2014

Education:
B.S. Human Development and Family Studies degree from Texas Tech University, she is also certified in Early Childhood - 4th Grade Teaching Certification; Gifted and Talented Endorsement.

Duties:
She currently teaches Kindergarten reading, math, social studies, science, writing.

Tracy Kramm

Teacher

tkramm@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 172

Appointed 1990

Education:
B.S., Art Education degree from Florida State University, and post-graduate work in M.A.T., Art Education from Florida International University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Art - Upper Campus, and also serves as the Yearbook Advisor; 6th Advisor; Bus Driver.

Julissa Lane

Administrative Assistant

jlane@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815 ext. 102

Appointed 2017

Education:
A.A., Business Management degree from Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Duties:
She serves as the Assistant to the Head of Lower School..

Nicole LaTorra

Kindergarten Teacher

nmcgivney@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2002

Education:
B.S., Psychology degree from University of Florida, and post-graduate work in M.Ed. from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Kindergarten Math & Science.

Karen Lucchesi

Administrative Assistant to Head of School

klucchesi@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 120

Appointed 2007

Duties:
She serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Head of School, Secondary School Guidance.

Steve Lucchesi

Director of Security

slucchesi@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 130

Appointed 2006

Duties:
He serves as the Director of Security.

Linda Merman

Teacher, Director of Enrichment

lmerman@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 1995

Education:
B.S., Elementary Education degree from Florida State University, she is also certified in 6-9 Montessori.

Duties:
She currently teaches Technology & Enrichment, and also serves as the After School Care Coordinator; Director of SummerQuest; Thanksgiving Project Committee; Technology Committee.

Erin Mitchell

Science Teacher

emitchell@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 145

Appointed 2008

Education:
B.A., Elementary Education with T.E.S.O.L Endorsement degree from Florida Atlantic University, and post-graduate work in M.A., Teaching and Learning: Specialization in Reading from Nova Souteastern University, she is also certified in Project Learning Tree; Project Wild and Aquatic.

Duties:
She currently teaches 4th and 5th Grade Science grade, and also serves as the Uniform Team; Green Team.

Glenda Moffatt

Lower Campus Security Director

gmoffatt@pbday.org

(561) 632-8815

Appointed 2013

Education:
B.A.Psychology degree from University of Kansas, she is also certified in 25+ years as Special Agent, FBI.

Scott Moore

Facilities Director

smoore@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 174

Amy Moses

Administrative Assistant

amoses@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2014

Duties:
She serves as the Administrative Assistant / Receptionist.

Chris Neibling

Athletics Teacher

cneibling@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.S., Business Administration degree from Towson University.

Duties:
He currently teaches 4th – 9th Grade Athletics, and also serves as the JV & Varsity Soccer Coach.

Jose Ojeda

Teacher

jojeda@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2015

Education:
B.S., Industrial Design degree from Universidad de los Andes, and post-graduate work in MBA from Florida Atlantic University, he is also certified in NASA Endeavor Leadership Certificate in STEM Education from Teachers College, Columbia University - Sept 2017.

Duties:
He currently teaches Earth Science, Spanish, & STEAM.

Ilkay Ozgenc

Primary Teacher

iozgenc@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2001

Education:
B.A., English degree from University of Cukurova, Turkey, and post-graduate work in Early Childhood-Preschool Education from Nova Southeastern University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary, and also serves as the a member of the Committee for Community Engagement and Annual Fund for Faculty.

Jonathan Paine

Teacher

jpaine@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 123

Appointed 2001

Education:
B.S. , Psychology & Spanish degree from Wofford College, and post-graduate work in M.A., TESOL from Nova Southeastern University.

Duties:
He currently teaches History, Human Growth & Development, and Coach, and also serves as the BTV Director, Video Executive Producer, and Advisor.

Dina Paolella

Spanish Teacher

dpaolella@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 1999

Education:
B.B.A, International Business degree from University of Miami, and post-graduate work in M.A., Curriculum Instruction in Spanish Language from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Spanish.

Carrie Pateman

School Nurse, 8th Lead Advisor, Athletic Coach, Mentoring Chair

cpateman@pbday.org

(561) 655-2251

Appointed 2010

Education:
Biology degree from B.S. University of Puget Sound, and post-graduate work in Nursing from B.S.N. South University, she is also certified in CPR certified R.N..

Duties:
She serves as the Mentoring Chair; Athletic Coach: 5th grade; Girls Varsity Basketball; 8th Grade Lead Advisor; Secondary School Team; HGD Teacher.

Karie Petrovics

2nd Grade Teacher

kpetrovics@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2009

Education:
B.S., Elementary Education & Educational Psychology - Endorsement in Kindergarten degree from Ball State University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Curriculum & Intstruction from Florida Atlantic University, she is also certified in State of Florida, Professional Educator's Certificate, Elementary Education (Grades 1-6); Nova Southeastern University 2003, English To Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), (Grades K-12); Thinking Maps Trainer 2013.

Duties:
She currently teaches 2nd Grade, and also serves as the Lower School Tapestry Liaison; Teach-In Advisory Committee; FCIS/FKC; Steering Committee Co-Chair; FCIS Master In-Service Program Coordinator; Thinking Maps Trainer.

Cindy Pflaumer

Business Office Assistant

cpflaumer@pbday.org

(561)-655-5289

Appointed 2005

Lauran Rearic

1st Grade Teacher

lrearic@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2002

Education:
B.A., Elementary Education degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and post-graduate work in M.A. Reading K-12 from Nova Southeastern University.

Duties:
She currently teaches First Grade, and also serves as the Lower Campus Faculty Liaison to PSC.

Janice Remington

1st Grade Teacher

jremington@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2008

Education:
BA, Elementary Education degree from University of Texas at Austin, and post-graduate work in MS, Informational Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 1st Grade.

Barbara Reyes

Spanish Teacher

breyes@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 177

Appointed 2001

Education:
B.A.E. degree from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Middle and Upper School Spanish, and also serves as the 8th Grade Class Advisor, Teacher of Human Growth & Development, Secondary School Team, Lead With Honor Committee, Uniform Team.

Tom Sarko

Teacher

tsarko@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 163

Appointed 1979

Education:
B.S. Elementary Education - Science degree from University of Wisconsin, and post-graduate work in M.S., Geosciences from Mississippi State University.

Duties:
He currently teaches Upper School Science & Human Growth & Development, and also serves as the Science Department Chair; Academic Advisor.

Kyle Schlett

Teacher

kschlett@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., English degree from Gettysburg College, and post-graduate work in M.A., American Studies from Pennsylvania State University.

Duties:
He currently teaches 4th Grade English / 7th Grade English & History.

Elizabeth Sheen

Primary Teacher

esheen@pbday.org

561-832-8815

Appointed 2007

Education:
Elementary Education degree from Rollins College, and post-graduate work in Curriculum and Instruction from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary, and also serves as the Tapestry representative for Primary, International Day committee.

Elizabeth Shine

1st Grade Teacher

eshine@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., Philosophy degree from University of Madison - Wisconsin.

Duties:
She currently teaches 1st Grade.

Vasantha Siva

3rd Grade Teacher

vsiva@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2011

Education:
B.A., Education degree from University of Sri Lanka, and post-graduate work in M. Philosophy, Education from University of Colombo, she is also certified in Computer Operations Certification, Control Data Institute.

Duties:
She currently teaches Teacher of 3rd Grade, and also serves as the a member of the Roots and Shoots Club; STEAM.

Glenn D. Smith

Director of Food Service

gsmith@pbday.org

(561) 655 1188 ext. 124

Appointed 2006

Education:
B.A. Managerial Economics / Spanish Literature degree from Hampden-Sydney College.

Deena Sobel

Counselor

dsobel@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 169

Appointed 2011

Education:
B.A. / English degree from SUNY Geneseo, and post-graduate work in M.S. / School Guidance & Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, she is also certified in Florida State Professional Certification in School Counseling - PK-12.

Sara Stapleton

Primary Teacher

sstapleton@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2007

Education:
B.A., Musical Theater and Dance degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed.; Education from Regent Universtiy, she is also certified in Master of Education (Concentration in Teaching Reading) and Education Specialist Degree (Curriculum and Instruction).

Duties:
She currently teaches Primary, and also serves as the Ambassador to the Kravis Center for the Performance Arts.

Bryce Stewart

History Teacher

bstewart@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188

Appointed 2013

Education:
B.A., American History, English, Education degree from DePauw University.

Duties:
He currently teaches World History, American History, Athletics, Human Growth & Development, and also serves as the 9th Grade Advisor, History Department Chair, Coach.

Lucille Sweeney

Pre-Primary Teacher

lsweeney@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2017

Education:
B.A., Emotional Disturbances degree from Florida State University, and post-graduate work in M.S., Learning Disabilities from Florida State University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Pre-Primary.

Katy Thompson

5th Grade Teacher

kthompson@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 153

Appointed 2007

Education:
B.A. History degree from University of Virginia, and post-graduate work in M.T.; Secondary Social Studies from University of Virginia.

Duties:
She currently teaches 5th Grade English, Reading, History, Human Growth & Development, and also serves as the 5th Grade Lead Teacher; UC PSC Faculty Representative; UC Faculty Volunteer Coordinator for Feather Ball.

Scott Thompson

Teacher

sthompson@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 192

Appointed 1990

Education:
B.A. Liberal Arts degree from Central Connecticut State Universtiy, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Currculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University.

Duties:
He currently teaches English, History, Art, and also serves as the 8th Grade Advisor; Human Growth & Development.

Cecilia Thoresen

Library Assistant

cthoresen@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 186

Suzanne Torlen

Librarian

storlen@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 121

Appointed 1997

Education:
B.A., English degree from Central Michigan University, and post-graduate work in M.S., Educational Media from Fairfield University.

Duties:
She currently teaches 4th and 5th grade study skills; Upper school study periods, and also serves as the Parent Book Club Host, Renaissance Learning Program.

Richard Tummon

Teacher, Director of Communications

rtummon@pbday.org

(561) 655-1188 ext. 154

Appointed 1991

Education:
B.S. Environmental Science & Biology degree from Richard Stockton State College.

Duties:
He currently teaches 5th Grade Honors English and Reading, and also serves as the Director of Communications; Advisor; Smith Theater House Manager.

Maria Velez

Maintenance Staff

Stephanie Walker

3rd Grade Teacher

swalker@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2016

Education:
B.S.B.A Marketing degree from Boston University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed. Elementary Education from University of Hartford.

Duties:
She currently teaches 3rd Grade.

Rusty Wilkerson

Physical Education Teacher

rwilkerson@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2003

Education:
B.S.,Physical Education & Exercise Science degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Duties:
He currently teaches Physical Education and After School Sports Program, and also serves as the Field Day coordinator.

George Yeager

3rd Grade Teacher

gyeager@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2010

Education:
B.S., Elementary Education degree from East Stroudsburg University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University, he is also certified in National Board Certified Teacher.

Duties:
He currently teaches Third Grade.

Jessica Yeager

2nd Grade Teacher

jyeager@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2011

Education:
B.S. Elementary Education degree from West Chester University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction from Florida Atlantic University, she is also certified in TESOL.

Duties:
She currently teaches 2nd Grade, and also serves as the a member of the STEAM Leadership Committee.

Karen Zacka

Pre-Primary Teacher

kzacka@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2016

Education:
B.S., Psychology degree from Fordham University, and post-graduate work in M.Ed., Therapeutic Education from College of New Rochelle, she is also certified in Director Credentials: NY State certified N,K-6; NY State certified K-12 Special Education.

Duties:
She currently teaches Pre-Primary, and also serves as the Grade Level Coordinator.

Kelly Zingaro

Teacher

kzingaro@pbday.org

(561) 832-8815

Appointed 2005

Education:
B.S., Elementary Education and Physical Education degree from Arkansas Tech University.

Duties:
She currently teaches Lower School P.E..