Classical Preparatory School
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Faculty / Staff

Faculty and Staff

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  • Dr. Tina Errthum, Head of School
  • Dr. Margene Avery, Upper School Academic Dean, 4th-11th Grades
  • Gabrielle D'Virgilio, Lower School Academic Dean, Kindergarten - 3rd Grades
  • Jasmine Brightman, Assistant Upper School Academic Dean
  • Elizabeth Paul, Upper School Student Support Services Coordinator 
  • Lisa Fuertes, Lower School Student Support Services Coordinator
  • Christi Lebsack, Lower School RTI Specialist
  • Patience Dussault, Kindergarten
  • Kimberly Febus, Kindergarten
  • Briana Green, Kindergarten
  • Elizabeth Hogan, Kindergarten
  • Sara Engel, 1st Grade
  • Desiree Rodriguez, 1st Grade
  • Rachelle Sanchez, 1st Grade
  • Lorraine Uthe1st Grade
  • Constance Anderson, 2nd Grade
  • Amy Farmer, 2nd Grade
  • Micah Lewis, 2nd Grade
  • Sara Shaughnessy, 2nd Grade
  • Amy Walker, 2nd Grade
  • Christina Fenton, 3rd Grade
  • Toni Cuevas, 3rd Grade
  • Debbie Jones, 3rd Grade
  • Kim Tally, 3rd Grade
  • Agnes Varner, 3rd Grade
  • Jennifer Howell, 4th Grade 
  • Sarah D'Virgilio, 4th Grade
  • Dr. Lori Smith, 4th Grade
  • Kristi Benedict, 5th Grade
  • Beth Vallely, 5th Grade 
  • Ashley Guarino, 6th Grade Math & Science
  • Rebecca Skinner, 6th Grade English & History 
  • Alicia Clayton, Language Arts 9th-11th Grades
  • Adam Davis, Rhetoric 9th-11th Grades
  • Michael Darley, Science 9th-11th Grades
  • Connor Gleason, History 10th-11th Grades
  • Christina MacClellan, Science 7th-8th Grades
  • Jenna Moore, Language Arts 7th-8th Grades & Math, 6th Grade
  • Joe Procopio, Logic/History 8th-9th Grades
  • Matthew Schaeffer, Math, 9th-11th Grades
  • Genesis Santiago, Latin, 9th-11th Grades
  • Will Veitkus, Latin, 4th-5th Grades
  • James Smith, Latin,  6th-8th Grades
  • Lynne Brown, Lower School Art
  • Sarah Miller, Upper School Art
  • Marla Oliver, Lower School P.E.
  • Randy Paul, Upper School P.E.
  • Ashley Bache, P.E. Aide
  • Cynthia Ingram, Karate
  • Dr. Jeremy Scarbrough, Upper School Music & Moral Philosophy
  • Jason Mann, Lower School Music
  • Kara Aiello, Facility Project Manager
  • John Aponte, Custodian
  • Jimmy Barbarise, Athletic Director
  • Catherine Baro, Compliance & Communication Coordinator
  • Corey Bushey,  Maintenance Manager
  • Mary Ferrante, School Operations Manager
  • Jackie Gibson, Communication and Marketing Manager
  • Giselle Hernandez, Front Office Staff/Clinic Assistant, Lower School
  • Megan Hersh, Data Entry Operator 
  • Amanda Holloway, Administrative Assistant 
  • Stacie McIntyre, Chief Operating Officer
  • Katie Melton, Finance/HR Coordinator
  • Leah Peake, Community Development Coordinator
  • Marianne Stuckey, Front Office Staff/Clinic Assistant, Upper School


  • Salena Power, School Director
  • Connie Hodgson, Human Resource
  • Anna Strahan, Administrative Assistant
  • Nilsa Otero, Curriculum Team Lead

Notification To Parents of Out of Field Teachers

In order to comply with Florida law 1012.42, Classical Preparatory School is required to notify parents when a teacher in a district school system is assigned teaching duties in a class dealing with subject matter that is outside the field in which the teacher is certified, outside the field that was the applicant’s minor field of study, or outside the field in which the applicant has demonstrated sufficient subject area expertise, as determined by district school board policy. Each of the following teachers were selected for their mastery of content knowledge and teaching competence. They were selected, in many cases, over other individual applicants who were considered highly qualified as defined by Pasco County School District and the State of Florida. The following teachers at Classical Prep are considered teaching out of field as defined by Pasco County School District and the State of Florida:

  • Ashley Guarino – Middle Grades Social Science
  • Jennifer Howell - ESOL
  • Desiree Rodriguez – ESOL
  • Matthew Schaeffer – Math 6-12
  • Lorraine Uthe – ESOL
  • Lisa Fuertes – Exceptional Student Education K-12
  • Amy Walker - ESOL
  • Christina Lebsack - ESOL
  • James Smith - ESOL
  • Kristi Benedict - ESOL 

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