Important Dates

1600 Shepard Road
Winter Springs, FL  32708
Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fax:  (407)746-6700

School Hours:
8:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:35 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Robert Navarro

Assistant Principal
Lisa Phillips

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Our Mission

We Believe...
    All children can be leaders
    All children have genius
    All children can create change
    All children are in charge of their 
    All children have voice
We believe in developing the whole child.

SCPS Mission

The mission of the Seminole County Public Schools is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be productive citizens.

Highlands Huskies Staff 2020-2021

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Highlands Elementary Support Staff 2020-2021

Title First Name Last Name Email Phone
Principal Robert Navarro 407-746-6701
Assistant Principal Lisa Phillips 407-746-6702
Clinic Assistant Dominique Davis 407-746-6606
FTE Clerk Marie Underwood 407-746-6705
Bookeeper Kaylia Davis 407-746-6703
Secretary Virginia Wells 407-746-6704
School Resource Deputy Susan McCormack 407-746-6698
Plant Maintenace Craig Hopes 407-746-6706
Custodian Roxana Espinoza  
Custodian Maria Madera  
ELL Teacher Edith Alonzo 407-746-6714
ELL Teacher  Griselle Tavares 407-746-6714
ESE Teacher Rebekah Bowen 407-746-6607
ESE Teacher Debbie Desa 407-746-6671
ESE Teacher Jennifer Sauer 407-746-6673
ESE Paraprofessional Jennifer Nelson 407-746-6607
ESE Paraprofessional Danielle DeVincenzo 407-746-6671
ESE Paraprofessional Mary Shamlaty 407-746-6673
ESE Paraprofessional Tonya White 407-746-6673
ESE Paraprofessional Saundra Santos 407-746-6607
Speech/Language Pathologist Danielle  Linde 407-746-6608
Speech/Language Pathologist Alexia Davila    
SLD Teacher Paula Hoover 407-746-6721
School Counselor Melissa Nelson 407-746-6691
Gifted Teacher Suzette Rainey 407-746-6729
Media Paraprofessional Jill Wharton 407-746-6651
VPK Teacher Bonnie Heminger 407-746-6746
VPK Paraprofessional Elham Rad 407-746-6746
Reading Coach Paula Dimperio 407-746-6717
Math Coach Bonnie Akard 407-746-6712
Educational Technology Facilitator Toni Laughrey 407-746-6711