8th Grade Team
|FIRST||LAST||TITLE/SUBJECT AREA||E-MAIL ADDRESS|
|Shay ||Rudnicki||ESE Inclusion|
|BRIAN||DAVID||LANGUAGE ARTS DEPARTMENT CHAIR||DAVIDBR@COLLIERSCHOOLS.COM|
Mr. David is entering his sevent year at Manatee Middle School and also upholds the positions of Department Chair and Scholar Bowl Adviser. He is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelors degree in English. Currently, Mr. David is pursuing his masters degree in Educational Leadership and aspires to become an administrator of an excellent educational institution like Manatee Middle School. He is proud to call Manatee Middle School home!
Mrs. Emily Allen has been living and teaching in Florida for 2 years and absolutely loves it! Her husband is a golf pro at Eagles Lake Golf Club, where she also loves to play golf. This year she is teaching 8th Grade Physical Science where she and her students do fun labs and work together to have fun!
Mr. Jensen is an avid sailor, skier, tennis player, and outdoor enthusiast. He also loves to travel and has spent a lot of time in Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Ecuador, England, and Alaska. Mr. Jensen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Florida Gulf Coast University. He is looking forward to another great year at MMS!
|TARA||ODONOGHUE||ELL (ALL GRADES)||ODONOT@COLLIERSCHOOLS.COM|
Ms. Pennisi grew up in the state of New Jersey where she graduated from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) before moving to Florida in 2010 to teach for Collier County. She has taught both elementary and middle school classes out in Immokalee for Pinecrest Elementary and Immokalee Middle. When she is not teaching Ms. Pennisi is working and training her Miniature Australian Shepherd in disc dog, agility, and other different canine sports. Mostly she is happy to be joining the Manatee Middle Team!
|ALEX||RICHETT||MATH/ DEPARTMENT CHAIR||RICHEA@COLLIERSCHOOLS.COM|
Mr. Richett comes from the great state of Michigan (Go Blue!) and graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics. Mr. Richett has taught in three different states now, Michigan and Virginia previously, and now 5 different grades, 9th – 12th grade previously, but is excited for his second year Manatee Middle School. Go Hurricanes!
Mr. Seaberg is originally from Massachusetts and graduated from Stonehill College with a Bachelor degree in Mathematics. He has taught for 10 years in 4 states and 2 countries now, previously in Massachusetts, Maine, Georgia and Germany. Mr. Seaberg has taught every math class from 3rd grade through 12th grade. Mr. Seaberg is looking forward to shaping the minds of students in Mathematics. Go Canes!!!
Ms. Squeglia comes from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from Slippery Rock University (GO ROCK!) with a Bachelor Degree in Secondary English Education. Ms. Squeglia is excited for her second year Manatee Middle School. Go Hurricanes, Let’s ROAR!