WORKING TO FULFILL THE MISSION TOGETHER

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie

OUR DIRECTORS

Mark Corey

Mark Corey

Executive Director

“Building and encouraging leaders with a mindset toward growth, development, service and innovation.”   

Jessica Binkley

Jessica Binkley

Elementary Principal

Loving God, others, and learning in a way that encourages our students, family, and staff to do the same.

Shirley Geiss

Shirley Geiss

Director of Upper School

“Through continued development and growth to meet the academic and social needs of every student.”

Elaine Otero

Elaine Otero

Preschool Director Sanford

“Striving to get to know each of our families and students and making them feel like they are part of our HCLA family.”

Sue Stark

Sue Stark

Admissions Director

“Sharing the story of our school with families and assist with the transformation as they integrate into our school.”

SANFORD PRESCHOOL TEACHERS AND ASSISTANTS

Gyongyi Cressman

Gyongyi Cressman

2 Year Olds Teacher

Lisette Rodriguez

Lisette Rodriguez

3 Year Olds Teacher

Brooke Williams

Brooke Williams

3 Year Olds Teacher

Michelle Duran

Michelle Duran

VPK Teacher

Rachel Fink

Rachel Fink

VPK Teacher

Miss Cheryl

Miss Cheryl

Teacher Assistant

Lauren Winchester

Lauren Winchester

VPK Teacher

ELEMENTARY

TEACHERS AND STAFF

Barb Cooley

Barb Cooley

Admin. Assistant

Lisa Turner

Lisa Turner

Admissions Coordinator

Stefanie Boynton

Stefanie Boynton

Kindergarten Teacher

Carrie Speth

Carrie Speth

Kindergarten Teacher

Heather Santiago

Heather Santiago

1st Grade Teacher

Miriam Melendez

Miriam Melendez

1st Grade Teacher

Erika Bosco

Erika Bosco

2nd Grade Teacher

Cindy Fera

Cindy Fera

3rd Grade Teacher

Judy Salmon

Judy Salmon

3rd Grade Teacher

Sylvia Eckman

Sylvia Eckman

4th Grade Teacher

Joanna Hornbeck

Joanna Hornbeck

4th Grade Teacher

Megan Atoigue

Megan Atoigue

5th Grade Teacher

Kate Watson

Kate Watson

Online Coordinator

Amanda Paolillo

Amanda Paolillo

PE Teacher

UPPER SCHOOL TEACHERS

Ann Latham

Ann Latham

Admin. Assistant

Lo Botschin

Lo Botschin

MS History

Brenda Brey

Brenda Brey

PE Teacher

Lisa Casey

Lisa Casey

MS Social Studies

Kimberly Cox

Kimberly Cox

MS Science

Russ Denton

Russ Denton

Middle School Math

Emily Hill

Emily Hill

High School Science

Kaley Jemison

Kaley Jemison

Middle School LA

Karie Johnson

Karie Johnson

Middle School LA

Natalia Johnston

Natalia Johnston

6th Grade LA and Math

Tim Marquis

Tim Marquis

Music & Technology

Kristin McAllan

Kristin McAllan

MS and HS Math

Kim Shadick

Kim Shadick

Art Teacher

Suzanne Smith

Suzanne Smith

Drama Teacher

Nicholas Swinehart

Nicholas Swinehart

Middle and HS Math

Sarah Tran

Sarah Tran

MS and HS Science

Grant Williamson

Grant Williamson

HS Social Sciences

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Get In Touch

Locations:

5450 Holy Cross Ct., Sanford, FL 32771 
Preschool - 5th Grade

100 Aero Ln., Sanford, FL 32771
6th - 12th Grade 

Telephone: (407) 936-3636

Non-Discrimination Policy

HCLA admits children of any sex, race, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities, which are made available to all children at the school. We do not discriminate in administration of our programs and policies.