Evans High School Administrative Team

Mr. Rolando Bailey

Principal

Mr. Rolando Bailey, Principal

Rolando Bailey has served as an educator in Orange County Public Schools for 20 years, now starting his 4th year as Principal of Evans High. He began his educational career as a math teacher at Liberty Middle School. Upon receiving a master’s degree in educational leadership, he was appointed administrative dean and assistant principal at Apopka Middle School. After serving the Apopka Middle School Seahawks for two years, Mr. Bailey received the invitation to join the Evans High School Trojans, so he said farewell to the Apopka Middle School Seahawks. He served in the capacity of assistant principal for 7 years here at Evans High School. He then received his very first appointment as the proud principal of Liberty Middle School, where he served for two years before being appointed as principal of Freedom High School for 4 years.

He currently serves as a member of College Board SAT Suite Committee, AVID Florida Principal Committee and has held the title of Florida Music Education Association Principal of the Year. He also serves as one of the lead principals for the OCPS District Initiative PLC and most recently was a nominee for 2017-2018 “Principal of the Year.”

Mr. Bailey is married to Aiesha Bailey of 20 years. They have two sons, Rolando Bailey, 19, and Aiden Bailey, 9. When Mr. Bailey is not at Evans, you will find him spending quality time with his wife and sons.

mail: rolando.bailey@ocps.net Ext: 6233401

Ms. Esther Hodge, Assistant Principal

Esther Hodge is the Assistant Principal for Social Science, English, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts. Ms. Hodge graduated from Central High School in St. Croix, U.S.V.I. She attended Florida Memorial University and earned a bachelor’s in business. Additionally, she earned her master’s in educational leadership from Troy University. Ms. Hodge began her career in education in 1999 at Maynard Evans High School. Prior to her current role as an assistant principal, Ms. Hodge has worked as an English instructor, reading instructor, and instructional support coach. Ms. Hodge is passionate about the learning and growth for all students regardless of their demography. When she is not working, Ms. Hodge enjoys quality family time, cooking, and traveling.

Email: esther.hodge@ocps.net Ext: 6233411

Ms. Esther Hodge

Assistant Principal

Ms. Kenya Nelson-Warren

Assistant Principal

Kenya Nelson-Warren, Assistant Principal

Kenya Nelson-Warren is the Assistant Principal for English, Reading, Social Science, and Co-Lead for School Accountability and AdvancED Accreditation. Ms. Nelson-Warren is a graduate of Maynard Evans High School in Orlando, Florida. She attended Florida State University, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, and 2 master’s degrees from Troy University in public personnel management and educational leadership. She has a total of 23 years of educational experience with Orange County Public Schools. Ms. Nelson-Warren is an experienced High School Assistant Principal of 12 years with OCPS, and has served at the following high schools: Maynard Evans High School (19 years), Apopka High School (4 years), and Olympia High School (1 year). She has also served as a trainer for the Alternative Certification Program (ACP) for new teachers that were non-education majors in OCPS, and she facilitated Great Beginnings sessions for teachers starting their educational career with OCPS as well.

Ms. Nelson-Warren is excited about the opportunity of returning to her alma mater to support the students, faculty and staff, and community of Evans High School. When she is not working, Ms. Nelson-Warren enjoys gardening, cooking, baking, traveling, and spending time with family.

Email: kenya.nelson-warren@ocps.net Ext: 6232903

Mr. Bradley Shreffler, Assistant Principal

Brad Shreffler is the Assistant Principal of Instruction, overseeing Student Services, College and Career Center, the Entertainment Magnet, International Baccalaureate program, and testing.


Mr. Shreffler taught English in the 7th and 9th grades before becoming an Instructional Technology Coach, launching the digital one-to-one program at both West Orange High School and Bridgewater Middle School, and is now in his first year as Assistant Principal at Evans High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University.


When Mr. Shreffler is not at Evans, he can be found traveling across the country with his wife and son, building custom furniture in his carpentry shop, listening to podcasts, or on the couch watching anything with a superhero in it.

Email: bradley.shreffler@ocps.net Ext: 6233481

Mr. Bradley Shreffler

Assistant Principal

Ms. Lataniah Smith

Assistant Principal

Ms. Lataniah Smith, Assistant Principal

Lataniah Smith is the Assistant Principal for Science. Ms. Smith was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands and raised in Deltona, FL where she graduated from Pine Ridge High School.

After high school, Ms. Smith attended the University of Central Florida where she earned a bachelor’s in exceptional student education and a master’s in educational leadership. She has taught reading, math, and has worked with students with disabilities. She joined Evans High School in 2015 as the School Staffing Specialist. When she is not at Evans, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Email: lataniah.smith@ocps.net Ext: 6233440

Mr. Clarence Truitt, Assistant Principal

Clarence Truitt is the Assistant Principal for Mathematics. Mr. Truitt has been a successful educator, at both the high school and alternative school levels for over twenty-five years. He graduated from Florida Memorial University with a bachelor’s of science degree in Mathematics, Florida State University with a master’s of science degree in mathematics education and Stetson University with a specialist degree in curriculum and instruction.

After beginning his teaching career in the Miami-Dade County Public School system for 12 years, Mr. Truitt moved to Central Florida and had the pleasure of working at Evans High School for 8 years. After a brief hiatus at Leesburg and Ocoee High Schools as an assistant principal, Mr. Truitt comes back home to Evans High School. He believes that having a partnership and open communication with all stakeholders makes for a successful culture of learning. Mr. Truitt loves to spend quality time with his family and friends when he is not at Evans.

Email: clarence.truitt@ocps.net Ext: 6232926

Mr. Clarence Truitt

Assistant Principal

Ms. Casey Waugh

Senior Administrator

Ms. Casey Waugh, Senior Administrator

Casey Waugh serves as the Senior Administrator for the Evans Community School and Professional Development. Ms. Waugh is a 6th generation Floridian and grew up in Ft. Myers. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida.

She began her teaching career at Cypress Creek High School in English, working with both 9th grade and AP English Language & Composition. She received her master’s degree in curriculum, instruction, and assessment in 2008 from Walden University. Ms. Waugh then began work as the District Advanced Placement Coordinator for Orange County, ultimately transitioning back into the school as the Curriculum Resource Teacher and Instructional Coach at Freedom High School. Throughout her teaching career, she has continued her extracurricular passion of coaching cheerleading at both CCHS and FHS respectively. She enjoys reading, fashion, and spending time with her husband who is also an OCPS administrator. Ms. Waugh is excited to continue her leadership by serving the students and community in the administrative capacity at Evans High School.

Email: casey.waugh@ocps.net Ext: 6233428

Ms. Tasmaria Brown-Harris, Title I Business Operations Manager

Tasmaria Brown-Harris was born and raised in Winter Park, where she attended Killarney Elementary, Winter Park Junior High, and Edgewater High Schools. She attended Nova Southeastern University where she received both bachelor's and master's degrees.

Ms. Brown-Harris has served as a teacher at Brookshire Elementary and Apopka Middle School. She also served as administrative dean at Apopka Middle School for 10 years. She is entering her 33rd year of service here in OCPS. Ms. Brown-Harris is passionate about helping students who struggle to read. It is her mission to assist students to achieve their goals and reach their highest potential.

She is married with two daughters and one son-in-law. When she is not at Evans High School, you will find her singing in her church choir, cruising, spending time with family or reading a good book.

Email: tasmaria.brown@ocps.net Ext: 6233459

Ms. Tasmaria Brown-Harris

Title I Business Operations Manager

Ms. Danielle Allen

Mathematics Instructional Coach

Ms. Danielle Allen, Mathematics Instructional Coach

Danielle Allen is the Mathematics Instructional Coach at Evans High School. She was born in Washington D.C. but grew up on an Army post in Fort Meade, Maryland.


After high school she continued her education at the University of Maryland where she earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and mathematics. She then moved to Florida to begin her teaching career and to attend the University of Central Florida where she earned a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction.


Prior to becoming the math coach she taught various high school math courses ranging from Algebra 1 to AP Calculus. When she is not at Evans you will find Ms. Allen at the gym or spending time with her dog and rabbit.

Email: danielle.allen@ocps.net Ext. 623

Tamara Birdsong, Literacy Multi-tiered System of Support Coach (MTSS)

Tamara Birdsong is the Literacy Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) coach. She studied Mass Communications: Public Relations at Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, she attended Strayer University and received a bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management. Soon, she will be pursuing her master’s in Curriculum and Instruction.

Prior to embarking upon her career in education, Ms. Birdsong worked in the training department for a telecommunications company for 13 years. Her journey into education began in 2010 here at Evans, where she has contributed professionally as a tutor, program assistant, and Reading Instructor. She is also a proud Evans Trojan alumna. Ms. Birdsong has a zeal for empowering students with the confidence to succeed and believes that all students deserve a rewarding learning environment that is conducive to academic growth.

When she is not working, Ms. Birdsong enjoys making memories with her family and friends, traveling, event planning, and singing.

Email: tamara.birdsong@ocps.net Ext: 6233485

Ms. Tamara Birdsong

Literacy Multi-Tiered System of Support Coach

Ms. Ashley Harris

Science Instructional Coach

Ms. Ashley Harris, Science Instructional Coach

Ashley Harris is the Science Instructional Coach at Evans High School. She was born and raised in Orlando, FL. After high school, she continued her education at Stillman College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then received her master's in education from Kaplan University.


Ms. Harris is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She worked for Orange County Public Schools for 8 years. Prior to becoming a science coach, Ms. Harris taught Biology I, Honors Biology and AP Biology. She prides herself in meeting the needs of diverse learners and cultivating positive work relationships. When she is not at Evans, you will find Ms. Harris spending time with her son, traveling, and enjoying outdoor activities.

Email: ashley.harris@ocps.net Ext. 6232508


Mr. Eric Saxon, Literacy Instructional Coach

Eric R. Saxon, an Orlando native and graduate of Orange County Public Schools, is the literacy instructional coach. He holds bachelor’s degrees in English education and Spanish language and culture education from the University of Central Florida.

He joined OCPS in January 2004. Since then, he has taught varying levels of English ranging from remedial through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate, Spanish, AVID, SAT/ACT Preparation, adult English classes, student success courses, and served as an administrative dean and instructional Coach. Additionally, he has held positions as a professional development consultant and instructional coach with The College Board, an adjunct professor at Valencia College, and public information officer for the City of Orlando.

Mr. Saxon is always conscious that in one way or another, educators are the source of all other jobs and careers. It is with this mindset that he joins the Maynard Evans team of educators. When not at Evans, he is likely with his childhood friends and family, reading a book on social psychology, viewing a documentary or historical drama, planning yet another trip to Washington D.C., and/or watching FSU football.

Email: eric.saxon@ocps.net Ext. 6233411

Mr. Eric Saxon

Literacy Instructional Coach

Ms. Barbara Verity

Curriculum Resource Teacher Instructional Coach

Ms. Barbara Verity, Curriculum Resource Teacher/Instructional Coach

Barbara Verity is the Curriculum Resource Teacher who aids other teachers in the use of instructional strategies. In addition, she is also the Social Science coach. Ms. Verity spent 12 years teaching various high school social science courses including MYP Humanities and AP Government as well as AVID, in addition to completing four years as the AVID District Coordinator, and the past two years as an Instructional Coach here at Evans. She also does consultant work and training for AVID.

She currently holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary social science education and a master's degree in educational leadership. With her spare time, she loves traveling, seeing movies, and spending quality family time with her two daughters.

Email: barbara.verity@ocps.net Ext: 6232222

Ms. Nzinga Green, Attendance Dean

Nzinga Green is the administrative dean of attendance at Evans High School. Ms. Green attended West Orange High School and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU, where she received her Civil Engineering degree. She worked in industry for many years including NASA; working with young people in the education arena, however, is where she has found her passion. Ms. Green has been with Orange County Public Schools for over 10 years. She has had the opportunity to work in the Safety Department, teach Engineering 1 & 2, Algebra 1, and Geometry. Outside of the classroom ,Ms. Green has coached girls weightlifting and sponsored several clubs.

In her spare time, she enjoys church, CrossFit, photography, and hanging out on the couch with her family laughing!

Email: nzinga.castleberry@ocps.net Ext: 6233413

Ms. Nzinga Green

Attendance Dean

Mr. Demond Walker

Administrative Dean

Mr. Demond Walker, Administrative Dean

Demond Walker was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. He graduated from Palm Beach Lakes Community High School. He attended Bethune-Cookman College (now Bethune-Cookman University) earning a bachelor’s in varying exceptionalities and specific learning disabilities. Years later, he attended Nova Southeastern University earning a master’s in educational leadership. He has had varied professional education experiences. Walker worked as a teacher for 6 years, teaching VE classes at the elementary level. He has served in a variety of administrative capacities for several years. He also has several years of experience teaching Adult ESOL classes in West Palm Beach, Orlando Technical College, and Seminole State College. Mr. Walker’s entire professional career has been dedicated to ensuring academic success and social development of children within the K-12 school system. He thoroughly enjoys contributing to the overall success of all children.

Email: demond.walker@ocps.net Ext: 6232983

Mr. Mikel Whiting, Administrative Dean

Mikel K. Whiting was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL. He graduated from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) High School in 1986. Mr. Whiting received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Economics in 1992 and received his master of education degree in June 2014. He has been a member of the education profession since 2002. He has served as a teacher, learning community instructional leader, administrative dean, and assistant principal. He currently oversees transportation services, facilities, clubs, and serves as a resource teacher/administrative dean at Evans High School. He has received numerous awards throughout his career including being recognized by achieving outstanding attendance from Community Education Partners, Inc., outstanding community service and involvement and “Contact of the Year” by Community Blood Centers of Florida, and “Support Person of the Month” by Evans High School. He has been married to his darling wife, Tasha, for 15 years. They have five children, which includes one son, Travis, twin daughters, Autumn and Amber, and two younger daughters, Krystinee and Michai.

Email: mikel.whiting@ocps.net Ext: 6232237

Mr. Mikel Whiting

Administrative Dean

Ms. Janeika Sweet

Administrative Dean

Ms. Janeika Sweet, Administrative Dean

Janeika Sweet was born and raised in North Florida. She relocated to Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida, where she earned her bachelor’s in English and master’s in educational leadership.

Ms. Sweet began her teaching career in Osceola County, where she taught English Language Arts for three years before transitioning to Orange County Public Schools. She joined the Trojan Family in 2016, where she’d go on to teach 9th grade English, 10th grade English, and 12th grade ACT/SAT Preparation. In 2020-2021, she transferred to Meadowbrook Middle School, in which she served as the English Language Arts Instructional Coach. She now proudly returns to Evans High School, where she will serve as an Administrative Dean.

Ms. Sweet firmly believes that “it takes a village to raise a child” and is excited about the opportunity to continue serving the students and families of our community and district. When not at Evans, she is likely shopping, traveling, and/or spending quality time with her family and friends.

Email: janeika.sweet@ocps.net Ext: 6232965

Mr. Thomas Tyler, Administrative Dean

Thomas Tyler is one of the administrative deans at Evans High School. He has been an educator in Orange County Public Schools for over 18 years. Mr. Tyler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, where he graduated from Central High School. Mr. Tyler is an alum of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. He began his educational career at Evans High School, in 2003, where he served in many positions, including math instructor, mathematics coach, dean, and athletic/activities director. Mr. Tyler left Evans High in 2011 and served as an administrative dean/mathematics coach at several elementary schools, including Richmond Heights Elementary and Pine Hills Elementary. Most recently, he has served in these roles at West Oaks Elementary for the past six years.

Mr. Tyler is elated to return to Evans High School.

Mr. Tyler shares his life with his lovely wife, Yolonda, and his daughter, Amaya. Away from Evans, you’ll find Mr. Tyler reading a spy novel, relaxing at one of the many parks in our area, or building something.

Email: thomas.tyler@ocps.net Ext:

Mr. Thomas Tyler

Administrative Dean

Mr. Gregory Thompson

Athletic Director

Mr. Gregory Thompson, Athletic Director

Gregory A. Thompson is a lifelong resident of Apopka Florida. Mr. Thompson graduated from Apopka High School and attended Florida State University on an athletic scholarship for football and Track in 1979. Mr. Thompson graduated from FSU with a bachelor’s in criminology and a certification in corrections. Mr. Thompson returned to his alma mater and began a career in education as an assistant football and track & field coach in 1986. Mr. Thompson has been at Evans High School for the past 20 years, where he has served in various roles, including classroom instructor, administrative dean, and athletic coach. Mr. Thompson, often called “Coach,” led the boys track team to back to back team state championships in 2005 and 2006. Coach Thompson also led the girls track program to 4 consecutive regional championships.

When not at Evans High School, Mr. Thompson enjoys traveling the Caribbean with his wife and playing golf.

Email: gregory.thompson@ocps.net Ext: 6232519

Ms. Donna Benefiel, College and Career Resource Specialist

Donna Benefiel is the College and Career Resource Specialist. The College and Career Resource Center assists students with applying for admission and scholarships for post-secondary education. Ms. Benefiel is originally from Memphis, Tennessee, but has called Florida home for the past 12 years. This is her second year at Evans and 10th year with OCPS. Ms. Benefiel attended the University of Memphis and Florida Atlantic University and has her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Social Studies Education and has taught World History, AP Human Geography, AP World History, and AVID. She has also served as a Dean and a Curriculum Resource Teacher. She brings all of these experiences along with her own experiences of assisting her children in applying for college and financial aid to the College and Career Resource Center. She has one grown son who is an Engineer in Memphis, Tennessee and her two daughters are college athletes at LMU and Brown University.

Email: donna.benefiel@ocps.net Ext: 6232600

Ms. Donna Benefiel

College and Career Coordinator

Mr. David Berardi

Media Specialist

Mr. David Berardi, Media Specialist

David Berardi is a Boston transplant who attended the University of Central Florida for his undergrad career. He double majored in biomedical and forensic sciences with a concentration in biochemistry. He then returned to UCF for graduate school as a participant in the Resident Teacher Professional Preparation Program (RTP3) while starting his educational career at Evans High School as an instructor of Chemistry. Mr. Berardi soon added Biology and Anatomy and Physiology to his teaching repertoire within his four years of teaching. In his fifth faithful year at Evans, Berardi became the Testing Coordinator and will continue in that role entering his seventh year as a Trojan. Mr. Berardi enjoys co-sponsoring Student Government Association (SGA) and is an avid photographer, with a passion for travel and art.

Email: david.berardi@ocps.net Ext: 6233457

Ms. Schomberg, Testing Coordinator

Laura Schomberg is the Testing and AP Coordinator at Evans High School. Ms. Schomberg attended the University of Alabama before transferring to the University of Central Florida. She has earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting. She worked in the accounting field before going back to the University of Central Florida to earn a bachelor's and then a Master's in Communication Disorders. She started in OCPS as a Speech/Language Clinician at Hiawassee Elementary before eventually becoming a Staffing Specialist at Killarney Elementary School. Ms. Schomberg transitioned from elementary to the Staffing Specialist at Freedom High School. She then took on the roll of Testing Coordinator while still at Freedom High School. When she is not at Evans, she enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and with her dog, Cinnamon.

Email: laura.schomberg@ocps.net Ext: 6232418

Ms. Laura Schomberg

Testing Coordinator /AP Coordinator

Mr. Philippe Castel

ESOL Compliance Specialist

Mr. Philippe Castel, ESOL Compliance Specialist

Philippe Castel is the ESOL Compliance Specialist. He provides instructional support to teachers to ensure that English Language Learners (or ELLs) receive appropriate accommodations in order to be successful academically. Mr. Castel comes from Paris, France where he graduated from the University of Paris with a master’s degree in English linguistics and educational psychology. He speaks French, Haitian Creole, Spanish, and English. Mr. Castel has been working at Evans HS since 1996. He first started as an ESOL Teacher and was teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills to newcomers. Even though it was difficult to leave the classroom and his students, he became a compliance teacher in 2004. He is now responsible for all the multilingual students and loves to learn about the diverse population and the different cultures represented on campus. He was the girls wrestling coach for two years and he is currently the proud sponsor of the Multicultural Club of Evans HS. He is also a 3rd degree black belt in Judo and loves martial arts.

Email: philippe.castel@ocps.net Ext: 6233464

Ms. Keila Porter, Lead Guidance Counselor

Keila Porter was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and raised in Orlando, FL. She is a graduate of Orange County Public Schools. Ms. Porter received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Counseling/Psychology from Troy University. After having worked in Human Resources as a Recruiter in the private sector, she pursued her passion and made the transition to School Counseling in 2009. She started as a middle counselor and then transitioned to high school guidance 3 years later.

When she is not working, Ms. Porter enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband, son, and step-children. She loves watching basketball and soccer and is an avid supporter of our local sports teams. Watching her students succeed is one of her main goals and gives her great joy.

Email: keila.porter@ocps.net Ext: 6232600

Ms. Keila Porter

Lead Guidance Counselor

Ms. Jennifer Bohn

SAFE Coordinator

Ms. Jennifer Bohn, SAFE Coordinator

Jennifer Bohn is a student advocate and is passionate about serving and supporting at Evans High School. During her 24 years here, she has served in many capacities and now looks forward to connecting students to their post-secondary options through the College and Career Resource Center. She is also the proud sponsor of the National Beta Club. Ms. Bohn graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in social science education and earned a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. She enjoys spending time with her husband and beautiful daughter Mackenzie.

Email: jennifer.bohn@ocps.net Ext: 6233437

Mr. John Harrell, International Baccalaureate Coordinator

John Harrell is the Coordinator of Evans’ International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. He is graduate of the University of Florida, and will be happy to tell you so. He joined the faculty at Evans in 2002, teaching in the social studies department before taking a position as an OCPS resource teacher. In this role, Mr. Harrell oversaw a $1 million awarded to OCPS by the federal government. He was a primary author of the state standards for World History, as well as the exams for social science teacher certification and the state US History exam. While he enjoyed his time there, he realized that Evans is where he wanted to be, and doesn’t plan on leaving unless it’s on a stretcher. One of his educational passions is working with students to help them through the college preparation and application process. This is his second year serving as IB coordinator, after several years teaching IB Theory of Knowledge. Besides cheering on the Gators, Mr. Harrell can be found working on his two classic cars on weekends. He and his wife, a longtime Evans counselor now at OCPS Technical College, have two children who are both OCPS elementary students.

Email: john.harrell@ocps.net Ext: 6232226/6232524

Mr. John Harrell

IB Coordinator

Ms. Carolina Sotolongo

Staffing Specialist

Ms. Carolina Sotolongo, Staffing Specialist

Carolina Sotolongo is the Exceptional Student Services (ESE) Staffing Specialist. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida and has over 10 years of teaching experience with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Ms. Sotolongo provided invaluable service to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the ESE office as a District Staffing Specialist. Prior to Ms. Sotolongo joining the district office, she was a highly effective classroom teacher having been awarded both Highest Impact Teacher in Florida and Teacher of the Year at her school. She was also selected for school-site leadership positions including a curriculum leader.

Ms. Sotolongo was responsible for coordinating the implementation of school-based ESE policies and procedures including Individual Educational Plans, Section 504, state and district assessments, and transition services. She is well accomplished in the field of education and is a trained Local Educational Agency representative. She is certified in the State of Florida in ESE K-12, Reading and English, with endorsements in gifted and ESOL. She is currently enrolled in an Educational Specialist program for Educational Leadership.

Ms. Sotolongo is purposeful and deliberate in her mission to provide increased learning opportunities for all students while educating and informing schools, families and community members. She believes that education is the key to success for young students. As an educator, she hopes to motivate students in ascertaining their inner strengths and abilities, as well as discovering what truly inspires them. Ms. Sotolongo aims to provide a stimulating learning environment that encourages students to trust their own opinions, while fostering confidence for students to realize their full potential. When she is not at work, you can find her spending time with her family and her dog or traveling.

Email: carolina.sotolongo@ocps.net Ext: 623-3407