Deaf Middle School

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Congratulations to 7th grade math teacher Carolyn Cervantes, Deaf Middle School Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year!


DMS Office

PH: 904-827-2530

VP: 904-201-4600

Health Care Center

PH: 904-827-2410

VP: 904-201-3910


PH: 800-992-8747

Gregg Hall
(Girls Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2628

VP: 904-201-4506

McLane Hall
(Boys Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2624

VP: 904-201-4562


DMS news

assistant principal


Karen Newton began her career at over 11 years ago. During her time at FSDB, she has taught in the Deaf Middle School, led curriculum teams, and coordinated various summer camp programs including the Expanded Core Curriculum Academy for deaf and hard of hearing students. Ms. Newton loves being in the classroom and working with students. She is excited for this opportunity to serve as the new assistant principal for the Deaf Middle School.

Master of Education, Reading Education, University of Central Florida
Master of Education, Deaf Education, University of North Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Deaf Education, University of North Florida

DMS teachers

Jessica Behr

Language Arts

Randall Hancock

Intro to Construction

Jenny Palmer

Horticulture Science

Matt Smith


Maria Williams

Language Arts/Social Studies

Carolyn Cervantes

Carolyn Cervantes


Donna O'Neill


Deborah Penrose


Judy Staub

Reading/Intensive Math

Christina Frazee

Social Studies

Kristin Ocasio


Terri Samson

Language Arts/Mathematics

Amanda Tapley

A/V & Print Technology

Michael Freeman

Two-Dimensional Art

Emily Osley

Language Arts

Deanna Scala

Computer Applications

James Veglia


DMS Specialists and Support Perssonel

Lenore Boerner

ASL Specialist

Robin Harwell

Educational Diagnostician

Kathy Pyle

Reading Specialist

Jerry Nelson

Administrative Assistant

Susan Lucas

IEP Coordinator

Nancy Pye

Speech Language Pathologist

Jonnie Wells


Wendy Williams

Mental Health Counselor

Alesia Milczarski

Behavior Specialist

Silke Parl Douglas


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