Dean's Office

  • The deans at HBMS are here to support the Positive Behavior Support system and are an asset to the educational environment.  Dean Pearson and Dean Lopez are ready and willing to help our students with any situation.

Mr. Mike Pearson

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Mr. Mike Pearson

I was born in Charlotte, NC, but I grew up in Jacksonville, FL.  After graduating high school, I moved to Gainesville where I received my Associate of Arts degree in English from Santa Fe College, and then my Bachelor's degree in Middle Grades Education from Saint Leo University.  I have been teaching at Howard Bishop for the last five years.  

 

Mrs. Latoya Jennings-Lopez

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Mrs. Latoya Jennings-Lopez

Dean Lopez has been an employee of the Alachua County School District for 16 years. She worked at the Horizon Center and The Alachua County Halfway house as an ESE self-contain classroom teacher. In 2006 she became the site coordinator of education for Regional Juvenile Detention Center and Alachua County Halfway House. Dean Lopez received the Crystal Apple Award in 2006 and 2010. Dean Lopez's philosophy of education is the four “C’s”; communication, concern, consistency, and commitment. With her extensive background in Behavior Modification, Student Self-Development and Empowering and ESE, Dean Lopez looks forward to being an active member of the Howard Bishop family.