ESE Staff

Director

Dr. Tracy A. Umpenhour

Phone: (386) 586-2395

Fax: (386) 586-2387

 

Staffing Specialists 

Staffing Specialists coordinate the process and procedures in the evaluation, eligibility and placement of exceptional students. Staffing Specialists have the expertise in inclusive best practices for all students with disabilities. They oversee, coordinate, monitor and provide technical assistance for the implementation of best practices for inclusive education at the district and school levels. If you have questions about any of these topics, please contact the staffing specialist assigned to your child's school at the phone number provided.                                                                                                                                                               

Amy Hansen - Lead Staffing Specialist

  • Charter Schools, Virtual Schools, Residential Placements & Private Schools
  • Contact Ms. Hansen at 386-586-2395.

Rosemarie Alfano

  • Belle Terre Elementary School (386) 447-1500
  • Indian Trails Middle School (386) 446-6732

Katherine Boos

  • Rymfire Elementary School (386) 206-4600
  • Buddy Taylor Middle School (386) 446-6700
  • Phoenix Academy (386) 586-2650

Diane Bixler     

  • Flagler Palm Coast High School (386) 437-7540
  • i3 Tech Academy (386) 437-7540

Mary Coalson

  • Bunnell Elementary School K-6 (386) 437-7533   

Mary English   

  • Bunnell Elementary School PreK ONLY (386) 437-7533
  • Old Kings Elementary School (386) 517-2060     

Angela Hannant

  • Wadsworth Elementary School (386) 446-6720

Kathy Monahan

  • Matanzas High School (386) 447-1575

 

School Psychologists

School Psychologists improve the academic achievement, behavioral/social skills and emotional well being of all students through either direct contact with students or through evaluations, and consultations with other professionals. If you have questions about any of these topics, please contact the school psychologist assigned to your child's school at the phone number provided.

John Seaton - Lead School Psychologist

  • Wadsworth Elementary School and Buddy Taylor Middle School
  • Contact Mr. Seaton at (386) 446-6720.

Natasha Terry

  • Belle Terre Elementary School (386) 447-1500
  • Indian Trails Middle School (386) 446-6732
  • TRAIL Program (386) 446-6742

Toneshia Lawson

  • Bunnell Elementary School (386) 437-7533
  • Phoenix Academy (386) 586-2650
  • Charter Schools
  • Private Schools

Shoshanah Mercado

  • Old Kings Elementary School (386) 517-2060
  • Flagler Palm Coast High School (386) 437-7540

Michael Hoffman

  • Rymfire Elementary School (386) 206-4600
  • Matanzas High School (386) 447-1575

 

Behavior Specialists

Behavior Specialists provide behavioral support to students that will enable them to function successfully in the educational environment. If you have questions about any of these topics, please contact the behavior specialist assigned to your child's school at the phone number provided.

Lori Highsmith - Lead Behavior Specialist

  • Buddy Taylor Middle School (386) 446-6700
  • Indian Trails Middle School (386) 446-6732
  • Rymfire Elementary School (386) 206-4600
  • TRAIL Program (386) 446-6742

Ellen Kincaid - PBS District Coordinator

  • Bunnell Elementary School (386) 437-7533
  • Matanzas High School (386) 447-1575

Teresa Lago

  • Belle Terre Elementary School (386) 447-1500
  • Wadsworth Elementary School (386) 446-6720

Lauren Green

  • Flagler Palm Coast High School (386) 437-7540
  • Old Kings Elementary School (386) 517-2060
  • Phoenix (386) 586-2650
  • Charter Schools
  • i3 Tech Academy (386) 437-7540

 

Mental Health Counselor

Provides therapeutic counseling to the students served in the Emotional and Behavioral Disabilties cluster programs. If your child is currently being taught in an EBD cluster program, and you have questions about the mental health services he or she receives, please contact Ms. Arkin at the applicable phone number provided.

Sorrell Mercoglan

  • Wadsworth Elementary School (386) 446-6720
  • Buddy Taylor Middle School (386) 446-6700
  • Matanzas High School (386) 447-1575

 

Transition Coordinator

Provide leadership in coordinating services and resources for students, parents, and staff in the areas of vocational evaluation, transition planning, employment skills, development, and when appropriate, employment placement for students.

Kim Halliday

  • TRAIL Program (386) 446-6742

 

Teacher of the Visually Impaired

The Teacher of the Visually Impaired provides expanded core curriculum services with direct instruction to students with visual disabilities.  Consultation services are provided to teachers and other professionals working with these students to provide an optimum teaching environment. If you have any questions regarding services to visually impaired students, please contact Ms. Lege at the phone number provided.                                                   

Adrianna Matte (on contract)

  • Government Services Building (386) 586-2395                                                          

 

Parent Specialist

The Parent Specialist serves as a liaison between the school system, parents and the community to facilitate the student's academic, emotional and personal success.                                                                             

Sue McVeigh (386) 586-2395

 

Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary performs clerical and financial duties, as well as assists with district procedures involving Exceptional Student Education.   

Wanda Vega (386) 586-2395

 

Staffing Specialist Secretary 

The Staffing Specialist Secretary provides a variety of secretarial, clerical and delegated administrative duties within the Exceptional Student Education department.                                                                                                           

Annette Herlihy (386) 586-2395

 

District LATS Coordinator

Kathleen Anasagasti (386) 586-2395

 
Deaf/Hard of Hearing Itinerant Teacher
 
Amanda Mullinax (contracted position)
  • Government Services Building (386) 586-2395