Administration

Photo of Principal Carla Wiggs
Carla Wiggs
Administration
Principal
Carla Wiggs is a graduate of DeSoto County High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education and Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida. Mrs. Wiggs has served as a classroom teacher, LEA Facilitator, Dean, and Assistant Principal prior to her assignment of Principal at Roosevelt Academy. She has worked as an educator for 28 years in four different school districts in Florida including Polk County. She is actively involved and lends her time to community service through her church Redeemed Ministries and membership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. In addition to being a wife and mother of two adult children, Mrs. Wiggs continues to have a passion to develop and educate students, preparing them to become lifelong learners.
Photo of Assistant Principal Heather Donhauser
Heather Donhauser
Administration
Assistant Principal
Heather Donhauser received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Florida Southern College and her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Southeastern University. She has worked in Polk County Schools for 24 years serving as a middle school and high school teacher, volleyball coach, Teacher Resource Specialist Trainer, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal. Ms. Donhauser loves working on DIY projects, and spending time with friends and family. She is passionate about enriching both student and staff experiences as a Polk County administrator.

Faculty and Staff

NameGroupsJob TitleEmail
Amy BagbyESE
LEA
Virginia BarrettLanguage Arts
Teacher
David BartosSocial Studies
Teacher
Timothy BeanSpecials
Teacher
Nancy BellParaprofessional
Paraeducator
Velda BentonParaprofessional
Paraeducator
Kimberly BoydLanguage Arts
Teacher
Matthew BrojanowskiParaprofessional
Para - Student Specific
Ray CruzeElectives
Teacher
Richard DeconcilioSocial Studies
Teacher
Heather DonhauserAdministration
Assistant Principal
Carey EubanksSupport Staff
Secretary
Nicole FletcherMath
Teacher
Michelle GiffordSupport Staff
Guidance Counselor
Mark HeiserMath
Teacher
Rosa HernandezSupport Staff
Nurse
Brenda HumphreySupport Staff
Custodian
Rosa IrizarryScience
Teacher
Maria KellyParaprofessional
Paraeducator
Jennifer MiddlebrookScience
Teacher
Jennifer MorrisonMath
Teacher
David OutlawSupport Staff
Network Manager
Marla OutlawSupport Staff
Principal Secretary
Ana RodriguezParaprofessional
Paraeducator
Yetta SaundersParaprofessional
Para - Student Specific
Tracie SelwoodMath
Teacher
Tracy SempertLanguage Arts
Teacher
Daniel SharplessElectives
Teacher
Kim SimmonsSupport Staff
Custodian
Molly ThompsonScience
Teacher
Corine WatersSpecials
Teacher
Lisa WhittleSupport Staff
Custodian
Carla WiggsAdministration
Principal
Tamara WoodfordSupport Staff
Behavior Interventionist