Principal: Lillian Beauchamp

 As the Principal of Manatee Academy, I am proud to share information about our outstanding school with you. When visiting Manatee, one finds a positive, well disciplined environment. Classrooms provide an educational atmosphere that is focused on engaging students in all areas of the curriculum. High expectations are met through differentiating the instruction and concentrating on individual student needs. Our wonderful staff members are highly qualified and use research-based strategies to implement St. Lucie County’s Scope and Sequence. Parent involvement and support are important to the success of our students. I encourage you to join our School Advisory Council, PTO or Volunteer program.

Assistant Principal: Nikki Poole

Office Staff

Haynes, Donna Executive Secretary
Tammy Duquette Health Aide
Yearby, Roshandra Office Clerk
Suarez, Ivon Bookkeeper
Morales-Santiago,Evelyn ESE Clerk
Smith, Cynthia Office Clerk
Sharpe, Joanna Data Specialist
Chabab, Sharon Gay Health Aide
Valinote, Cathy Media Clerk
McClure, SharonRegistrar Office Clerk
Escorcia, Pam Attendance Clerk
Young, Leslie Clerk


Biss, Mark Middle School Conduct Dean
Benulis, Kara Elementary School Conduct Dean
Rivas, Sarah Elementary Guidance
Montoya, Dawn Middle Guidance
Navaretta, Jennifer Assessment Coordinator
Taylor, Amy Instructional Coach

Instructional Staff

Team Leader  * Department Chairperson


Alberts, Sharon
Bonner, Margaret
Cinque, Jeanne
Goldenberg, Felice
Vega, Monica

First Grade

McGuire, Lisa
Eslinger, Alicia
Garcia, Michael
Malcolm, Edith
Mathey, Tracey

Second Grade

Harris, Kerry
Johnson, Nicole
Keriazis, Elena
Paulick, Marianne
Sproul, Anne

Third Grade

Jerome, Janet
Nelson, Brian
Postal, Susan
Ramani, Jeanette
Salldin-Boggs, Dawna

Fourth Grade

Aguirre, Christina
Kelly, Lisa
Nelson, Jennifer

Share, Thomas
Smith, Robin
Davis, Jackie

Fifth Grade

Sixth Grade ~ Sharks

Eldridge, Ashely Language Arts/Reading
Littman, Matthew Social Studies
Tovar, Sherry Science
Teixeira, Donna * Math

Sixth Grade ~ Stingrays

Brown, Selva Social Studies
Wayne, Rebecca Science
Cox, Donald Math
Clasby, Jilian Reading
Hayes, Kristin Language Arts

Seventh Grade

Fitz-Coy, Skylor Social Studies
Cason, Agatha Math
Belgraves, Keshawna Science
Weixler, Cliff Language Arts

Seventh Grade

Damas, Hazel Science
Nixon, Jermeka Language Arts
Young, Tucker Social Studies

Eighth Grade

Eakins, Heather *Social Studies
Davis, Todd Math
King, Maggie *Language Arts
Wallman, Jennifer Science

Eighth Grade

Wallman, David Social Studies
Felix, Jamie Math
McNiesh, Debbie Reading
TBA Science
Brewer, Justin Language Arts

Exceptional Student Education


Dayton, Casie*
Billings, Margaret
Capozzolli, Kimberly
Chiarolanzio, Christina
Hannah, Robin
Hayes, Patrice
Melnicoff, Robert “Terry”
Seymour, Marilee


Vandegrift, Samantha *
Lermond, Tracy
McNiff, Sandra
Roberts, Nicole
Share, Joseph
Sheffer, Curt
Savela, Cynthia


Friend, Lisa Vet Prep
MacLachlan, Sara Math Resource
Barker, Barbara PE
Holmes, Stephen Music
Putz, Ron PE
Egan, Ashley  Band
Remington, Debbie * Media Specialist (Electives Chair)
Lankow, Paul  Technology
Medina, Debby PE
Montoya, Fredy Art
Torres, Michael PE

Support Staff

Coleman, Kelly Dean’s Clerk
Pilson, Charles BIC Monitor
Alles, Elizabeth ESOL/Rosetta Lab
Tassone, Thomas ESE Paraprofessional
Amisial, Marie ESOL/Rosetta Lab
Iurilli-Cooke, Renee ESE Paraprofessional
Johnson-Curry, Taquaila Behavior Technician
Otero, Yaritza ESE Paraprofessional
Morris, Peter Behavior Technician
Eldridge, Ashely ESE Paraprofessional
Harris, Robin ESE Paraprofessional
Catalano, Pierra ESE Paraprofessional

Food Service

Dekle, Cynthia Manager
Silega-De Montano, Barbara *Cook

Site Maintenance

White, Norman Plant Manager


Beauchamp, Lilly Principal
Poole, Nikki Assistant Principal
Wilkins, Bryan Assistant Principal