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Debbie Coad (email)

Head of School & Dean of Academics, Literature (Dialectic School)

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Emory University
  • 4 years experience as Paideia's Academic Dean
  • 6 years experience as an educator at Paideia
  • 13 years experience in formal education
  • 20 years experience in homeschool education

  • Matt Allen (email)

    Rhetoric School Bible

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Tennessee;
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Vanderbilt University School of Law

  • Jamie Dalton

    2nd Grade

  • Bachelor of Psychology with a concentraton in Family Studies, Corban University
  • Counseling studies, Western Seminary

  • Bachelor of Science in Elem. Ed., Pensacola Christian College
  • MBA, The University of Phoenix

  • Adam Keffer (email)

    4th Grade, Bible (Dialectic School)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Writing, University of Tampa

  • Marne Kendrick

    Literature and Logic

  • Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages, Colorado College
  • Juris Doctorate, Stanford Law School

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Calvin College
  • M.L.I.S., University of South Florida

  • Amy Norton


  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of West Florida
  • Master of Arts in English Literature, University of West Florida

  • Alissa Pagano

    Latin and Rhetoric

  • Bachelor in Elementary Education, Southeastern University

  • Keith Riel

    Greek and History

  • Bachelor of Arts in History, University of South Florida

  • Bachelor of Science Elementary Education, University of South Florida

  • Beth Smith


    Faith Stone (email)

    Upper School Math

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Computer Science, Denison University

  • Will Swartz (email)

    K-12 Music and PE

  • Bachelor in Marketing, University of South Florida

  • Joe Triplett

    Office Administrator

  • Bachelor in Bible and Missions, Trinity Baptist College
  • Master of Arts in Religion, Liberty Theological Seminary

  • Raegan Wertz

    Science (7th-12th), After-Care Director

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida

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