Mrs. Kirby is a
native Floridian, born and raised in St. Petersburg. She worked in
Pinellas County for eight years, prior to her seven years in Collier
County. She obtained a Masters in Varying Exceptionalities from the
University of South Florida and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational
Leadership from NOVA Southeastern University. Her experiences include ESE
teacher, classroom teacher, Guidance Counselor, Intervention Support Specialist
and Assistant Principal. For the past three years she has been dedicated
and committed to the district while serving as Assistant Principal of Lely
Elementary and Lake Park Elementary.
STEPHANIE JONAS- ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Ms. Jonas is also a native Floridian, born in Ft. Lauderdale
and raised in Naples, Florida. She not only went through the Collier
County School system as a student, but now has worked for the Collier County
School system for the last 15 years. In 2009, Ms. Jonas had the privilege
of being a Golden Apple Recipient.
She obtained her Master’s degree is Educational Leadership and believes that
with a positive school culture and environment, students can achieve
anything. She embraces opportunities to expand her knowledge in education
and is always committed and dedicated to student achievement. She has spent her
last three years as Assistant Principal of Naples Park Elementary School and is
looking forward to another wonderful and successful school-year.