Deaf High School

Deaf High School girl in science class.

Being More

Congratulations to Lia Ferrante, the 2020-21 Deaf High School Teacher of the Year.

contact

DHS Office

PH/VP: 904-201-4571

Health Care Center

PH: 904-827-2410

Transportation

PH: 800-992-8747

James Hall
(Girls Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2635

VP: 904-201-4485

Rhyne Hall
(Boys Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2771

VP: 904-201-4485

Apartments – Boys
(Seniors)

PH: 904-827-8247

VP: 904-201-4532

Apartments – Girls
(Seniors)

PH: 904-827-2510

VP: 904-827-4550

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DHS news

Teacher working with student in the LOC.

Learning Opportunity Center

The FSDB Learning Opportunities Center (LOC) provides a rich array of options for FSDB Middle and High School students who choose to take advantage of online learning opportunities to further their academic and career goals. Students can take academic courses, Honors courses, Advanced Placement courses, Dual Enrollment college courses, or elective courses through the Florida Virtual School (FLVS) or St. Johns River State College (SJRC).

assistant principal

Dina Padden

Dina Rae Padden has been an educator for over 11 years in various settings throughout her career, mainly at the secondary level (high school) with stints in kindergarten, middle school, and college. She served as a curriculum area leader for a high school science team, led an accreditation self-study team, and served as a presenter at various conferences focusing on education preparation programs, science education, and school leadership. She is passionate about promoting student achievement and furthering the professional growth of teachers. Early in her career, she was an financial auditor and analyst for a national accounting firm. In 2017, Ms. Padden was named to her current role as Assistant Principal of the Deaf High School, overseeing academic education for deaf and hard of hearing students.

Certificate, Educational Administration and Supervision, Hood College
Master of Arts, Deaf Education, Gallaudet University
Master of Business Administration, Accounting, Rutgers Business School
Bachelor of Science (Dual), Economics/Finance and Biology, Gallaudet University

When students are becoming thinkers and readers as well as turning into compassionate, passionate, and productive individuals, we know that we have achieved as educators and instructional leaders.

DHS teachers

Jessica Behr

ELA

Cheryl Crumpler

Career Preparation

Renee Geary

ASL

Randall Hancock

Building Construction

Rosablanca Matteo

Spanish/Driver's Ed

Debbi Penrose

Science

Brianna Sobik

Language Arts

Kevin Voelker

Culinary Arts

Andrea Binder

Mathematics

Lia Ferrante

Science/Dance Troupe

Adam Greenleaf

Mathematics

Maria Hernandez

ESOL

David McFee

Social Studies

Charles Raven

Culinary Arts

Julie Stinson

D&B Designs

Maria Williams

Social Studies

Joseph Bingham

ELA

Lauren Fox

Language Arts

Valerie Griffin

Mathematics

Tiffany Kawohl

LOC

Elizabeth Moody

Language Arts

Deanna Scala

Digital Media

Vira Tinyszin

ELA Access

Erin Wolfe

Work Program

Monica Cambron

Computer Sciences

Michael Freeman

Art

Debra Grimm

Science/Social Studies

Shannon Lally

Science

Jenny Palmer

Horticulture Science

Renato Sindicic

Mathematics

Mohan Varthakavi

Mathematics

 

DHS Specialists & Support Personnel

Jillian Rivera

Administrative Assistant

Katherine Pittman

Educational Diagnostician

Ali French

School Counselor

Annie Cruze

Speech Lang. Pathologist

Amy Bassett

Audiologist

Jay Girton

IEP Coordinator

Missy Kaler

School Counselor

Sally Satin

Speech Lang. Pathologist

Jonnie Wells

Audiologist

Sue Clark

Math Specilist

Dee Stoddard

Social Worker

James Salamunovich

Coord. of Student Behavior

Brent Bechtold

Reading Specialist

Brittney Carr

Speech Lang. Pathologist

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General Information

PH: 904-827-2200

VP: 904-245-1022

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PH: 904-827-2455

Parent Services

PH: 904-827-2212

VP: 904-201-4527

Transportation

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Health Care Center

PH: 904-827-2410

VP: 904-201-3910

Purchasing

PH: 904-827-2331

PH: 904-827-2356

Campus Police

PH: 904-827-2315