Staff

TDS Administration

Head of School

Delaney, Lois-Head of School

Lois has served as the Head of TDS since 1997. She has an M.A. in Special Ed., Post Master’s Certification in Administration and Supervision, and has completed doctoral coursework in […]

Assistant Principal

Mitrakos, Jennifer-Assistant Principal

Jennifer has an M.S. in Educational Technology and a Post Master’s Certification in Educational Leadership. She began her career in education after graduating from Lehman College with a B.A. in […]

Jim Carey-PE & Athletic Director

Jim Carey-PE & Athletic Director

Linda Fedewa, Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Fedewa, Linda-Administrative Assistant

Linda studied business at Lansing Community College and Michigan State University before her extensive experience in the private business sector.  Linda serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Admin Team […]

Stephanie Golden, Office Manager
Office Manager

Golden, Stephanie-Office Manager

Stephanie joined TDS in 2020 with over 10 years of experience serving as an office manager and client liaison in the corporate business world.  With respect to her school-based experience, […]

Pat Missak, Business Manager
Business Manager

Missak, Pat-Business Manager

Pat has over 26 years of experience serving in public and private schools. Although she was initially a member of the Learning Solutions Tutoring team, she eventually assumed the role […]

Andrea Mowatt, School Psychologist
Tampa Day School School Psychologist and Director of Outreach

Mowatt-Duncklee, Andrea-School Psychologist

Andrea serves as the School Psychologist and Director of Outreach. She is a graduate of both the School Psychology and Education Leadership Programs at USF and has been a practicing […]

Paula Pennington, Director of Admissions
Director of Admissions

Pennington, Paula-Director of Admissions

Paula has over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience in school & clinical settings. She has a B.A. in Education, an M.A. in Special Ed., and is certified in […]

Patricia Soloski, Learning Solutions Coordinator
Learning Solutions Coordinator

Soloski, Patricia-L.S. Coordinator

Patricia has provided educational intervention at TDS for over 14 years.  She shares her expertise in clinical reading methods in her dual role as Director & Reading Tutor.  She is […]

Lower Elementary

Daniel Donnan-Lower Elementary Writing/Soc St 4th
Lower Elementary-Writing/Soc St 4th

Donnan, Daniel-Lower Elementary Writing/Soc St 4th

3/4 Grade

Daniel has three years of experience teaching in both public and private schools. He previously worked as a teacher at elementary level. He has taught writing, social studies, and science […]

Beth Golden-Elementary ELA
Elementary Language Arts 3rd

Golden, Beth-Elementary Language Arts 3rd

3/4 Grade

Beth brings to the TDS lower division her expertise in early elementary education, reading intervention, and the social-emotional development of young children. She earned a B.A. in Social Work from […]

Cristina Lentz-Math/Sci 3rd
Lower Elementary-Math/Sci 3rd

Lentz, Cristina-Lower Elementary Math/Sci 3rd

3/4 Grade

Cristina attended the University of South Florida for the majority of her undergraduate work and then earned her BA in Fine Arts at the Art Institute of Tampa.  She earned […]

Upper Elementary

Middle Division ELA

Carey, Cynthia-Upper Elementary Language Arts

5/6 Grade

Cynthia has over 20 years of teaching experience in public and private schools and provided years of private tutoring in a commercial tutoring program. She earned a B.S. in Elementary […]

Christie Kay-Upper Elementary Language Arts 5th
Upper Elementary Language Arts 5th

Kay, Christie-Upper Elementary Language Arts 5th

5/6 Grade

Christie is a member of our 5th/6th grade team.  She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland College Park and has an M.A. in Library and […]

Susan Ransone, Social Studies Teacher
Social Studies Teacher

Ransone, Susan-Social Studies Upper Elementary

5/6 Grade

Susan joined the TDS in the spring of 2019 as the interim information technology instructor. In the fall of 2019, she joined the faculty as the fifth and sixth-grade social […]

Davi Steward-Upper Elementary Science 5th/6th
Upper Elementary Science 5th/6th

Steward, Davi-Upper Elementary Science 5th/6th

5/6 Grade

Davi has over 10 years of teaching experience in public and private schools.  She previously taught at the elementary school level and mentored teachers as a reading coach in Hillsborough […]

Middle School

Sofia Cowart-Middle School Writing 7th/8th
Middle School Writing 7th/8th

Cowart, Sophia-Middle School Writing 7th/8th

7/8 Grade

Sofia has over 21 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education at FSU and holds a Florida Teaching Certificate.  While at […]

Jim Giles-Middle School Math 7th/8th
Middle School Math 7th/8th

Giles, Jim-Middle School Math 7th/8th

7/8 Grade

Jim earned a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Georgia, an M.A. in Teaching from U.S.F., and is certified in Mathematics.  He brings to TDS […]

Megan Mahoney-Middle School Science 7th/8th
Middle School Science 7th/8th

Mahoney, Megan-Middle School Science 7th/8th

7/8 Grade

Megan has over 5 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned an A.S. from Lakewood College and her B.S. in Environmental Biology from the University of […]

Darcy Manning Middle School Enrichment & Science 7th/8th
Middle School Enrichment & Science 7th/8th

Manning, Darcie-Middle School Enrichment & Science 7th/8th

7/8 Grade

Darcie received her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in Biology, and her masters degree in Teaching and Learning from the University of Southern Maine. She has worked in both public […]

Kristen Titus-Middle School Social Studies St 7th/8th
Middle School Social Studies St 7th/8th

Titus, Kristen-Middle School Social Studies St 7th/8th

7/8 Grade

Mrs. Titus is a certified educator with over 16 years of teaching experience.  She has taught reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and SAT/test prep to students ages 10 through […]

Electives/Support Staff

Bruce Berton-Technology Instructor
Technology Educator

Bertan, Bruce-Technology Instructor

Mr. Bertan is the Owner and Director of Technology Education for Computer Explorers. An expert in educational technology for children, he joins the TDS team with over thirty-six years of […]

Jim Carey-PE & Athletic Director

Jim Carey-PE & Athletic Director

C.Haralambou Performing Arts Instructor
Performing Arts Instructor

Haralambou, Crystal-Performing Arts Instructor

Crystal has over 20 years of teaching, curriculum writing, and performing arts experience. She has been an instructor at the Straz Center, Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Mahaffey Theater, and U.S.F.. She […]

Rebekah Krueger Art Teacher
Art Teacher

Krueger, Rebekah-Art Teacher

Photo of Denise Rodriguez, Aftercare Staff
Aftercare Staff

Rodriguez, Denise-Aftercare Staff

Denise serves as a Teacher’s Assistant at Bowman Academy Preschool during the day and as a HW lab instructor and after care provider in the afternoon.  Denise has been a […]

Learning Solutions

Kaylee Abitabilo-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solutions Clinician

Abitabilo, Kaylee-Learning Solutions Clinician

Kaylee attended the University of South Florida and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. During her college years, Kaylee interned in the classroom at Tampa Day School. Her teaching […]

Laurie Bentley, Learning Solutions
Learning Solution Clinician

Bentley, Laurie-Learning Solutions Clinician

Laurie has over 20 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Furman University, an M.A.s in Reading Education and Library Science from […]

Tracy Burgin-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solution Clinician

Burgin, Tracy-Learning Solutions Clinician

Tracy is a dedicated educator whose 20 plus years of teaching experience have been in Illinois, Kentucky and Florida in both public and private schools.  She earned her BS in […]

Learning Solutions Clinician

Centala, Jeanie-Learning Solutions Clinician

Jeanie has 16 years experience working with children and young adults in youth groups, residential and therapeutic settings, and the public school system.  She has worked with children in foster […]

Kim Frazier-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solutions Clinician

Frazier, Kim-Learning Solutions Clinician

Kim has over 16 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and is certified […]

Kerith Griffin-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solutions Clinician

Griffin, Kerith-Learning Solutions Clinician

Kerith has over 15 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Tampa and has advanced training in […]

Kirsten Love-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solution Clinician

Love, Kirsten-Learning Solutions Clinician

Kirsten has had a lifelong love of reading and interest in education. She earned a B.A. in English: Creative Writing at the University of South Florida, focusing on literature and […]

Sheryl Risley-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solutions Clinician

Risley, Sheryl-Learning Solutions Clinician

Sheryl has over 18 years of teaching experience in public and private schools. She earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida.  Sheryl has expertise in […]

Desiree Rodriguez-Learning Solutions Clinician
Learning Solution Clinician

Rodriguez, Desiree-Learning Solutions Clinician

Desiree has 17 years of teaching experience in both public and private schools. She earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Westchester Community College in her home town […]