Our Staff

Staff Directory

Our staff are the collective heartbeat of North Florida School of Special Education. We are educators, cheerleaders, confidants, and coaches, united by a love for our students and an eagerness to see them grow and succeed. North Florida School of Special Education starts and ends with these people.


Sally Hazelip, Head of School
Deb Rains, Assistant Head of School
Melanie Jensen, Director of Fundraising & Grants
Ellen Hiser, Director of Berry Good Farms
Judy Miller, Director of Finance & Operations
Kit Thomas, Director of Annual & Capital Campaigns
Ann Atkins, Director of Transition & Post Grad
Rina Park, Director of Academic Services
Julie Steinkamp, Communications & Web Coordinator
Jamie Onorato, Admissions & Projects Liaison
Allison Mitchell, Administrative Assistant
Carolyn Williams, Human Resource Manager
Mary Beth Creecy, Bookkeeper


Roberta Cooley, Elementary I Co-Teacher
Greta Mosteller, Elementary I Co-Teacher
Jenna Hunt, Elementary I Teacher Assistant
Angela Simons, Elementary II Teacher
Brittany Selmon, Elementary II Teacher Assistant
Kelly Veihdeffer, Elementary II Teacher Assistant
Kara Bragg, Elementary III Co-Teacher
Amanda Holder, Elementary III Co-Teacher
Patti Sexton, Elementary III Teacher Assistant
Kelli Maroney, Elementary III Teacher Assistant
Amanda Robison, Intermediate I Co-Teacher & Curriculum Coordinator
Sarah Raynor, Intermediate I Co-Teacher
Ashley Miller, Intermediate II Assistant
Sarah Rodgers, Intermediate II Co-Teacher
Ashley Beall, Secondary I Co-Teacher
Nikki Szwedzinski, Secondary I Co-Teacher
Caterina Griffith, Secondary II Teacher
Peyton Miller, Secondary II Co-Teacher
MeKenzie Joiner, Secondary II Teacher Assistant
Caitlyn Tofferi, Secondary III Teacher
Corrie Hines-Daniels, Secondary III Assistant
Stacy Santiago, Enrichment Teacher
Dayna Karl, Transition Teacher
Dawn Thomas, Transition Teacher
Adea Reardon, Transition Program Assistant
Heather Welch, Transition Teacher Assistant
Ingrid Fabianova, Community Job Coach
Matt Wiley, Community Job Coach & Maintenance Coordinator
Christine Thomas, BGF Café @ ARC Village Manager
Natalie Thomas, BGF Café @ ARC Village Assistant Manager
Brett Swearingen, BGF Food Truck & Catering Events Manager
Tim Armstrong, Berry Good Farms Manager
Wayde Quisenberry, Facilities & Groundskeeping Manager
Nancy Hutchison, Administrative Assistant

Zach Dennis, Berry Good Farms Assistant
Gail Wickenden, Barkin’ Biscuits Co-Manager
Donna Hayes, Barkin’ Biscuits Co-Manager
Colleen Miller, Barkin’ Biscuits Assistant
Jill Morrow, Micro Enterprise Art Manager
Grace Williams, Art Teacher
Whitney McCowan, Art Teacher Assistant
Ciaran Sontag, Music Teacher & Resource Services Coordinator
Tanner Graham, Adaptive PE & Community Job Coach
Mary Kay Hall, Physical Therapist
Barbara Charlton, Occupational Therapist Assistant
Roddie Moreland, Custodian