Blind High School

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BHS news

First Coast Technical College (FCTC)

FSDB collaborates with First Coast Technical College (FCTC) to provide our students with a head start toward a career. Interested students work toward certifications and skill mastery within the various technical programs during the school day. Students have the opportunity to choose from programs in: Horticulture, Culinary Arts, Auto Repair, Cosmetology, and Child Care. Students are given hands on opportunities to learn and practice skills in these areas and take corresponding certifications as applicable to each program.

 

Our partnership with FCTC allows our students the opportunity to Do More, Be More, and Achieve More.

Take a Virtual Tour of FCTC

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career & technical education

CTE programs prepare students for success in college and career success by integrating academics with career development themes. 27 different courses are offered on campus and through partnerships with post-secondary schools and businesses.

Justin Cosgrove

assistant principal

Justin Cosgrove

Justin Cosgrove has been part of FSDB since 2001. It is the only school where he has ever worked. He began his career as a Reading Resource Teacher in the Blind Middle and High Schools. In 2009, he was named the Assistant Principal of the Blind Elementary and Middle Schools. Mr. Cosgrove served that role until 2016, when he was named the Assistant Principal of the Blind High School, where he oversees academic education for blind and visually impaired students.

Master of Arts, Education, University of North Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Communication (Minor: English), Flagler College

It is a privilege to serve our students every day. I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of such a great school. Our dedicated staff members are committed to ensuring that individual students have every opportunity to grow and learn.

teachers

Ann Cowan

Ann Cowan

ACCESS

Randall Hancock

Randall Hancock

Building Construction

Teressa Mackey

Teressa Mackey

Expanded Core

Ken Morse

Ken Morse

Mathematics

Keith Young

Keith Young

P.E. Teacher

William Ward

William Ward

Social Studies

Connie Oberman

Connie Oberman

ACCESS ELA/Social Studies

Julie Stinson

Julie Stinson

D&B Designs

Margaret Galligan

Margaret Galligan

Expanded Core & Spanish

Leslie Costello

Leslie Costello

Music

René Carden

René Carden

Reading

Kathy McManus

Kathy McManus

Technology

Jim Carpenter

Jim Carpenter

Art

Melissa Fonda

Melissa Fonda

English Language Arts

Za Alexander

Za Alexander

Mathematics

Laurie Wohl

Laurie Wohl

Music

Ashley Dennis

Ashley Dennis

Science

Dave Meharg

Dave Meharg

Associate Teacher

Guy Maltese, Jr.

Guy Maltese, Jr.

English Language Arts

Brigit Jensen

Brigit Jensen

Mathematics

Anna Tutak

Anna Tutak

P.E. Teacher

Kimberly McCombs

Kimberly McCombs

Science

 

Specialists & Support Personnel

Linda Comeaux

Linda Comeaux

Administrative Assistant

Amy Hendricks

Amy Hendricks

IEP Coordinator

Mark Largent

Mark Largent

Math Specialist

Teresa Lukic

Teresa Lukic

O&M Teacher

Kathy Haines

Kathy Haines

School Counselor

D.J. Prater

D.J. Prater

Technology Specialist

Angi McCutcheon

Angi McCutcheon

Braille Specialist

Jamie Firth

Jamie Firth

Instructional Assistant

Laura Pamer

Laura Pamer

Mental Health Counselor

Tim Puch

Tim Puch

O&M Teacher

Karen Kolkedy

Karen Kolkedy

School Counselor

Fernande Fortun

Fernande Fortun

Coord. of Behavior Support

Johnny Floyd

Johnny Floyd

Instructional Assistant

James Crozier

James Crozier

O&M Specialist

Silke Parl Douglas

Silke Parl Douglas

Psychologist

Lucy Mitchell

Lucy Mitchell

Social Worker

John Baroncelli

John Baroncelli

DSI Services Coordinator

Ashli McCallum

Ashli McCallum

Instructional Assistant

Samantha Lang

Samantha Lang

O&M Teacher

Elisha Zuaro

Elisha Zuaro

Reading Specialist

Mary Hanson

Mary Hanson

Speech Language Pathologist