DCT and OCT Teacher
Mrs. Carter earned her Biology degree from the University of South Florida. After working in research laboratories at Moffitt Cancer Center and Emory University, Mrs. Carter decided to join the field of teaching. She has taught in Pasco County since 2002 and virtually since 2008. She attended Pasco County schools as a student and was elated to “come home” to teach, coach and mentor other Pasco County students. She enjoys boating, reading and spending quality family time with her husband and two children.
Mell Comperatore is from Philadelphia, PA and moved to Florida over 12
years ago with her husband and Shih Tzu. Ms. Comperatore started her
career as an Elementary School Guidance Counselor in Pinellas County and then became a high school counselor at JW Mitchell High school in
2006-2007 school year. Ms. Comperatore joined Pasco eSchool in the
2009-2010 school year. Her goals as both an online teacher and guidance
counselor are to ensure academic success for all students in a positive
learning environment. Ms Comperatore loves working out, yoga, running, and spending time with her two children.
Adjunct Teacher of Physics & Mathematics
Glenn Csontos first wanted to be a teacher when he took Algebra 1. It seemed as though his eyes were opened to a whole new world within that one course. Mr. Csontos was inspired by his teacher, Mr. Bill Jones, and would like to share some of that same excitement and passion into every course he teaches. Mr. Csontos grew up in Florida, then moved to Atlanta to attend Georgia Tech. At Georgia Tech, Mr. Csontos studied engineering. While there, he took advanced mathematics and science courses, along with his engineering coursework. After earned a BSEE (Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering), Mr. Csontos enrolled at Georgia State University to earn an MBA (Master of Business Administration). After working in engineering for a few years, Mr. Csontos returned to his first love — teaching. Mr. Csontos has taught mathematics and physics in high schools, and is very excited and happy to teach at Pasco eSchool. Mr. Csontos also enjoys spending time with his family. He has a beautiful wife and three wonderful children.
Maci Devaney teaches Social Studies and Business courses with Pasco eSchool including US History, AP Human Geography, Computing for College and Careers, and Personal and Family Finance. She has previously taught at Mitchell High School and enjoys helping students find ways to enjoy learning and apply what they have learned in the real world. Mrs. Devaney was born in Alaska, but likes the sunny weather of Florida. She received her AA degree from St. Petersburg College and her Bachelors from the University of South Florida and is currently living in East Lake with her husband and dog. When not teaching, Mrs. Devaney loves to travel, read biographies about important figures in history, visit theme parks (especially Universal’s Islands of Adventure), and Zumba.
Mr. DiMillo joined the faculty of Pasco eSchool as an adventure. Mr. DiMillo grew up in Portland, Maine, graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in History, and was a member of the 1991 baseball national championship team. He moved to Tampa in 1998. He had previously enjoyed working as a social studies teacher at JW Mitchell High School, helping to launch Mustang U (the ninth-grade academy). His passion for teaching began much earlier, though, as Mr. DiMillo taught in Pinellas County. He has coached basketball, football, track, and baseball. Mr. Dimillo lives in Tampa with his wife and two sons, and he’s actually a very talented cook!
Mrs. Duffy has taught a variety of subjects Pre- K through 12th grade. She started her career teaching music at Woodland Elementary School and then switched to Pasco eSchool when it opened. She loves the individualized attention she is able to give her students through the online environment and enjoys collaborating with parents of her eSchool students. Mrs. Duffy earned her B.M. and M.M.E. from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and moved to Florida in 2006. Mrs. Duffy loves to travel and has been to Taiwan, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Greece, and Mexico. She has also spent 4 months studying at the Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music in Kecskemét, Hungary. Mrs. Duffy lives with her husband, 2 children, and dog in Land O Lakes.
Would YOU like to cultivate your deep-seated love of the Spanish language? If so, Ms. DuSel is the instructor for you. Not only has she worked in our local middle schools, developing a following among students and parents with her enthusiastic world languages instruction, but she has also gone global… Ms. DuSel has provided virtual instruction from Spain, England, and throughout the USA as a member of the Pasco eSchool staff. She consistently goes above and beyond for her students, providing on-site and face-to-face sessions for students. Her upbeat, positive attitude will convince even the most reluctant Spanish speakers to embrace the language and culture. When not teaching Spanish, Ms. DuSel enjoys spending time with her family, and traveling. Recently, she traveled to England for the April 2011 wedding of William and Kate!
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Dr. Fisher teaches Creative Photography, Art 2-D, Art Appreciation, AP Art History, AP Psychology, Psychology 1 and Sociology. He has his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree minoring in Art History from Indiana University. He has a Master of Fine Art from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and a Master of Art Education from Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Fisher also has a Specialist in Clinical Psychology and Education from the Center of Humanistic Studies also located in Detroit and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Dr. Fisher has taught 2 and 3 Dimensional Art at J.W. Mitchell High School from 2007 – 2011. Prior to teaching High School in Florida Dr. Fisher taught Psychology and Art in Michigan. He also worked as a Psychotherapist and Art Therapist in several clinics in the Detroit area.
Ms. Garcia is an Elementary teacher with Pasco eSchool. Originally from Pennsylvania, Mrs. Garcia graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Elementary Education before moving to Florida to begin her teaching career as a classroom teacher. After earning her Master’s degree in Reading Education, she worked as both a reading intervention teacher and a K-12 Literacy Coach. With her strong background in Reading education, Ms. Garcia brings her expertise in working with elementary students to grow as readers and learners, as well as supporting other teachers and parents in their own learning. Mrs. Garcia enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and playing all types of sports.
Adjunct Teacher of Chinese
Adjunct Teacher of Business
Ms. Glaves has been teaching Business and Technology High School Courses in Pasco County for 18 years and actually grew up here, attending Pasco County Schools. She went on to earn a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from attending Florida State University and Saint Leo University. After taking courses at University of South Florida, she then received her Florida Business Education Teaching Certification. Recently, Ms. Glaves also went through the national certification process and became a National Board Certifed Teacher in Career and Technical Education. She and her family enjoy boating, technology and the arts (music, movies, theater). She has two sons. In reference to her teaching philosophy, the following quote from William Butler Yeats sums it up ‘Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire’.
Mrs. Glenn has served as the administrator for Pasco eSchool since its launch in 2009. Though she began her career as a high school administrator for the District School Board of Pasco County in 2006, she has been a mathematics teacher for 18 years. When she had the opportunity to begin teaching online in 1999, she didn’t hesitate. It’s a passion and hobby she continues today! Mrs. Glenn is proud to lead the staff and faculty who are bringing the future of education to students today. She lives in Tampa, FL with her husband, two children, and two crazy chihuahuas. She’s a rabid fan of the University of Florida Gators, and spends her free time reading.
American Sign Language Teacher
Data Entry Operator
Janice Herndon is a Data Entry Operator for Pasco eSchool. Mrs. Herndon has worked with Pasco County School Dirstrict for the past 11 years. She joined Pasco eSchool three years ago and enjoys being part of a team that has made Pasco eSchool so successful. Mrs. Herndon lives in the Odessa area with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and traveling when she gets a chance.
Mr. Hinmon is in his second year with the Pasco eSchool family. He left the ranks of Adult Education to launch our Driver’s Education program. Mr. Hinmon has worked at Wesley Chapel High School, Wiregrass Ranch High School, Moore-Mickens Education Center, and JW Mitchell High School. He has a strong background in helping students and their parents design a plan to successfully reach their educational goals. He is excited to help Pasco eSchool add more elective courses to meet student needs. Mr. Hinmon lives in New Port Richey with his wife. He is an avid golfer, and devotes much of his free time to his family—including several grandchildren.
Abigail J. Kennedy is a Nationally Board Certified teacher in Pasco County, Florida. She teaches English IV, AP Literature, EIV FL College Prep and Journalism for Pasco eSchool. She is also our Senior Project Coordinator. She spent the first seven years of her teaching career at Pasco High School, which included yearbook advising. Mrs. Kennedy is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Master Digital Educator, and a Teacher Consultant for the Tampa Bay Area Writing Project. She reviews YA novels for the Signal and ALAN journals and is recipient of NCTE’s High School Teacher of Excellence Award, FCTE’s Teacher of the Year, and NCTE’s Media Literacy award. Her B.S. is in Telecommunications from UF and her Master’s is in English Education from USF.
Mrs. Kline loves to infuse her language arts instruction with new technology, and saw joining the staff of Pasco eSchool as a way to strengthen that connection. Her years as a Reading teacher, literacy specialist, and English teacher mean that she is able to help students apply reading and writing skills to a variety of situations. Her enthusiasm and love of learning are contagious, as her students and colleagues know. Ms. Kline lives in Trinity, with her husband and sons. She is an accomplished pianist, and also makes beautiful quilts!
Ms. Kreitz joined Pasco eSchool after teaching for both JW Mitchell High School and Anclote High School. She has been a teacher of Biology, Marine Science, Forensic Science, and other courses both in a virtual environment and in local schools. In her spare time, Ms. Kreitz has devoted many hours in volunteering for local aquariums and environmental causes. She has been able to engage her students in applying their science knowledge to the world around them.
Michelle Lattke graduated from Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in 1999 and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from St. Leo University in 2010. She started working in Pasco County in 2006 at Sand Pine Elementary School as an Instructional Technology Specialist and joined Pasco eSchool in 2012. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and fluffy, white dog.
Mrs. Lee is an Elementary Math teacher with Pasco eSchool. She began her career in teaching as an Elementary teacher at Shady Hills Elementary School where she discovered her passion as an instructor of mathematics. Over the past several years, she has held positions as a Middle school math teacher and an Elementary Math Resource Teacher. Mrs. Lee lives in Pasco County with her husband and two spoiled dogs. She has two grown children, two granddaughters and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and relaxing on cruises.
Mrs. Misemer is originally from Florida, and grew up in Pasco County schools. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, she began teaching in Pasco County. Several years later, Mrs. Misemer took time off from teaching to spend time with her three kids. She is thrilled to be teaching again in Pasco County as a math teacher with Pasco eSchool. In her free time, she enjoys boating, shopping, reading and spending time with her family. Go Gators!
Leslie Nunn graduated from McKeesport high School, Pennsylvania in 1978, majored in Business. She moved to Florida over 30 years ago. She has worked as a Secretary for 25+ years and joined Pasco County Schools in 2002. She has been married to her husband Jeff for over 25 years and they have two beautiful daughters, Stephanie and Megan, and their dog, Sadie. She enjoys doing things with her family, going to garage sales/auctions, shopping or just hanging out at home. She started with Pasco eSchool when it came into existence in 2009.
Teaching social studies is a passion for Ms. Page who has many years of experience in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. She has worked with middle school and high school social studies classes and has taught students with exceptionalities and gifted learners. She was selected as Pasco County Middle School Social Studies Teacher of the Year while at Gulf Middle School. Ms. Page also coaches Boys Varsity Tennis at Mitchell High School. In 2011, we won the District Title for the first time since 2002 and played in the Regional Final for the first time ever! I am also involved with the home school community in the tri-county area and may have met some of you already for a portfolio evaluation. I love to travel with students and in the past we have taken many trips all over Europe and Costa Rica. In 2009, I traveled to China with the College Board. I’m excited to get to know you!
Ms. Radle earned her B.S. degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She taught Social Studies in the mountains of Virginia for seven years before moving to Florida. Once in Florida she continued teaching Social Studies while earning her Masters Degree in School Counseling from the University of South Florida. She worked as a counselor in Pasco County seven years before joining the Pasco eSchool counseling staff. She is so excited about joining the eSchool team and being an integral part of bringing 21st century learning to Pasco County. The versatility and 21st century skills students are afforded with Pasco eSchool is so exciting! She is happily married and has two very active little boys. She enjoys reading, traveling and cheering on her boys at their Little League games!
Dr. Sorensen is originally from Washington State and moved to Florida in 1999. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, has earned a Masters in Teaching from Florida Southern College, and is certified in both Biology and Chemistry 6-12. Dr. Sorensen returned to the University of South Florida where he completed his Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. After teaching for the past 5 years in Pasco County, he saw the Pasco eSchool as a great opportunity to bring together his passion for, and knowledge of, science, education, and instructional technology. His goals through teaching science have been to pass on a desire to learn, to motivate students in all that they do, and to help prepare students for life after high school.
Instructional Technology Specialist
Scott Stewart is originally from Michigan, but moved to Florida very Young and has been here (mostly) ever since. He joined Pasco eSchool as a French teacher for the 2010-2011 school year in addition to teaching French 1, 2 3 and AP Language at Wesley Chapel High School since 2008. In 2007, Mr. Stewart received his Bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of South Florida and then became a teacher after 20 years as a successful hair stylist. It was actually an unwanted trip to France that began his love of the French language – a trip that changed everything. Since then, he has continued his obsession with French and tries to pass on that intense enthusiasm with his students whenever possible. Mr. Stewart hopes to share his love of the language, the culture, the food and every other aspect of France a student is willing to accept – and make them truly global citizens.
Ms. Thomson began her teaching career at Shady Hills Elementary School in Pasco County. With the opening of Anclote High School, Ms. Thomson sought to help build a new school by signing on to serve as the Career Specialist. This experience offered Ms. Thomson the chance to learn more about the K-12 journey for students, and helped her to make connections with middle schools, high schools, and colleges. Her tireless energy and adventurous spirit have now led her to make her mark on another school: Pasco eSchool. Ms. Thomson’s commitment to go above and beyond for her students, the school, and the community will serve to ensure that our district-led elementary program will build a strong foundation for students to succeed beyond their elementary school careers.
Ms. Wedington is the German teacher for Pasco eSchool and is certified in German, Spanish and Social Studies. She graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York with a Masters in Secondary Education. Her undergraduate degree is in International Relations from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. She retired from General Motors after 30 years on the job. She has taught in and around the Buffalo area for 17 years. She was born in Syracuse, New York and moved to Florida in 2010. She currently lives in Pasco County with her husband and two cats Ruffafur and Sam.
English and Latin Teacher
Mrs. Wilson teaches English and Latin with Pasco eSchool. She hopes to share her love of reading, writing and languages with her students. This is Mrs. Wilson’s seventh year teaching and her first in Pasco County. She moved to the Tampa area from Melbourne, FL. where she taught high school English, reading and foreign language. Before moving to Florida in 2000 and becoming a teacher, Mrs. Wilson worked as a journalist, writing for a variety of newspapers and magazines in Georgia and Alabama. She holds a master’s degree in English Education from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts/Journalism and French from Berry College in Rome, GA. When not teaching, Mrs. Wilson loves to read, garden, make crafts, and travel. She has visited 11 countries and studied abroad. Mrs. Wilson lives in east Pasco County with her husband, daughter, cat and Lab puppy.
Ms. Wooles has a love for mathematics and technology. Ms. Wooles teaches MJ Math 1, MJ Math 2, MJ Math3, Algebra 1, and Advanced Algebra with Financial Applications for Pasco eSchool. She is proud to be a part of the virtual world where students will learn the tools necessary to become successful in their immediate future. She believes that individuals are lifetime students and there is something to learn from every situation that can be applied to your personal life. Ms. Wooles graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education and is also pursuing a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology from USF. She has a passion for sports; baseball, running, paddleboarding. Ms. Wooles and her husband have a one-year old daughter and is expecting another child in September.