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Meet Our Faculty

Everyone Remembers a Teacher That Made an Extraordinary Impact on Their Life.

The School of Education at Florida Southern is filled with faculty members who possess the talent and dedication to become those special teachers for you, and will transform you into an exceptional teacher for your students.

Karen I. Aponte Karen I. Aponte, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Curry Building - 204

 863.680.6280

 686.680.4102

Bernardo G.  Blanco Bernardo G. Blanco, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Curry Building - 214

 863.680.4114

Derrel Bryan Derrel Bryan, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Curry Building - 215

 863.680.3779

Caitlin Byrne Caitlin Byrne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Curry Education Building - 217

 863.680.5023

Kathy Fezzie Kathy Fezzie, M.Ed.

Instructor - Literacy Coordinator

Director of Pre-Service and Professional Education Programs

Lamar Louise Curry Education Center - 202

 863.680.3777

Melanie Fowler Melanie Fowler, Ed.D.

Doctor of Education Program Coordinator

Curry Building - 206

 863.680.4135

Jill Freedman Jill Freedman, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Coordinator of the Educational Leadership Masters Program

Curry Building - 203

 863.680.6258

Victoria Giordano Victoria Giordano, Ed.D.

Associate Provost of Institutional Research and Assessment

Associate Professor of Education

Thad Buckner Building

 863.680.5080

Autumn Grubb Autumn Grubb, Ph.D.

 863.680.5118

Christopher Harrison Christopher Harrison, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education

Curry Education Building - 208

 863.680.4170

Hope Holley Hope Holley, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Education

Curry Building - 205

 863.680.6289

Mijana Lockard Mijana Lockard

Assistant Professor of Education

Curry Education Building - 216

 863.680.4191

Lori Rakes Lori Rakes, Ph.D.

Dean of Education

Associate Professor of Education

Curry Building - 113

 863.680.4179

 863.680.4102

Judy Senzamici Judy Senzamici, M.Ed.

Intern Director/Instructor

Curry Building - 207

 863.680.3743

 863.680.4102

Brooke Veal Brooke Veal, MATL

Director of Field Studies

Evening Education Programs

Curry Building - 106

 863.680.5004

 863.680.4102