Faculty & Staff

  • W. W. Irby Elementary School      

    13505 NW 140th Street
    Alachua, FL 32615

    Phone: 386-462-5002
    FAX: 888-527-8215

     Irby Eagle

     Administration

    Valdenora Fortner, Principal Email: fortnev
    Kari Cronin, Assistant Principal Email: croninkl

    Note: Email addresses are followed by @gm.sbac.edu.

Leadership Team

Full Name Title Email Website
Officer Hudson School Resource Officer
Josie Keen CIMS /Title 1 keenja
Alex Martinez BRT martinezaj
Meredith Perry School Counselor perrymr

Headstart

Full Name Title Email Website
Melissa Chambers Teacher chambem Headstart
Maxi Soria Assistant soriam Headstart
Mary Spath Assistant spathm Headstart
Jackie Turner Teacher turnerjq Headstart

Pre-K

Full Name Title Email Website
Kristi Neal Teacher
Josephine Cangialosi Teacher cangialosij
Daniel Reed Teacher reeddr

Kindergarten

Full Name Title Email Website
Vicki Bailey Teacher baileyvs
Flo Bason Teacher basonfj Website
Julie Bryan Teacher bryanjb website
Fern Gold Teacher goldfb Website
Ashley Helsel Teacher helselao
Valerie McMahon Teacher mcmahovj

First Grade

Full Name Title Email Website
Brenda Edmond-Drain Teacher edmondbb Website
Katherine Gil Teacher gilka
Sara Hamilton Teacher hamiltsb Website
Kim Hill Teacher hillka1
Denise Lemery Teacher lemerydk
Lisi Osborne Teacher osbornlc
Alicia Patterson Teacher patterag Website
Noelle Thurmond Teacher thurmondn
Allyson Zant Teacher zantna Website

Second Grade

Full Name Title Email Website
Amarilys Castillo Teacher castilload
Katherine Fosser Teacher fosserkv
Milenis Jimenez Teacher jimenezbravom Website
Maria Hurtado Teacher ortegama
Lorena Sanchez Teacher sanchezl Website
Jan Sleeper Teacher sleeperjm Website
Bertha Velazquez Teacher velazquezbl Website

ResourceTeachers

Full Name Title Email Website
Mrs. Kirby ESE Teacher (50%)
Lauren Belgrade Art belgradelw Website
Kim Cook Media Specialist cookkc
Brunni DePaz Speech depazbg
Lalaine Foreman Music foremanlp
Helen Filippucci Varying Exceptionalities Teacher georgehr
Jacqueline Johnson P.E. johnsojd
Melissa Ibanez Gifted (50%) wallaceibanezma Website
Kimberly Young ESE youngkf

Aides

Full Name Title Email Website
DeDe McClain ESE
Linda Copeland Guidance Clerical copelalm
Marcela Diaz ESOL diazzamorama
Cori Hastie General hastiecn
Rhonda Higdon ESE higdonrl
Joan Imler Media imlerj
Eunice Johnson ESE johnsonee
Rhonda Kleckner ESE klecknerrc
Beverly Taylor ESE taylorba

Non-Instructional Support Staff

Full Name Title Email Website
Cindy Davis Executive Assistant davisch
Jane Hindery Sr. Clerical Asst. hinderja
Ashley Ratliff Nurse ratliffaa
Terry Ward Data Base Manager wardtm

Custodial Staff

Full Name Title Email Website
Otis Dawson Head Custodian
Marie Warren Lead Custodian
Connie Thomas Custodian
Leo Blake Custodian

Food Service

Full Name Title Email Website
Angie Stevens Food Service Manager
Janet Jenkins Food Service
Gary Gainey Food Service
James Davis Food Service
Harry Borcherding Food Service

EDEP

Full Name Title Email Website
Crystal Fournier EDEP Site Coordinator smithcj view