The Very Best

Amazing Administration- Outstanding Staff

Board of Directors

Benedict Williams – Board President

Mark Tsetsi – Board Secretary

Voula Patrides – Board Member

John Pantazes- Vice President

Bill Nezer- Board Member

Board Meetings are held on the last Monday of the month. Please see the school calendar for more information.


Alex Veloudos: Chief Executive Officer-

Kathy Hershelman: Chief Academic Officer-

Career Opportunities

The Athenian Academy staff are employed by the charter school and are not Pinellas County School District employees.

Job Vacancies are posted on “Indeed” . If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please check the indeed website frequently or contact the school administration for current openings.

Athenian Academy Charter School is very sad to announce that our long time friend and board vice president, Alicia Rodriquez-Bower, passed away on July 27th after struggling with a long-term illness. Athenian Academy will always honor and remember Alicia as a valuable friend of our school. We will miss her very much and extend our deepest, heartfelt condolences to her family and all who had the honor to know her. may interest you:

Paige Tavoularis – School Leader
June Caruso – Assistant School Leader
Sheri Masters-Delaney – Administrator Staff & Student Services K-8
Penny Diamantakos – Administrator of School Assessments
Susan Harrison – Student Support Services
Donna Girard – Curriculum Coach



Jeanne Troglen – Office Manager
LeKeshia Banks – DMT
Sarah Wagner – Administrative Assistant












Instructional: Specials
Christy Reiff – Gifted Teacher
Brenda Horan – Reading Specialist
Cindy Curls – ESE Resource Teacher
Sheena Curd – Art
Chris Devlin – PE
Justin Romaine – PE & Health

Rayza Gransaull –PE Assistant

Foreign Language Team
Sevasti Varitimidis – Greek
Yianna Stamouli – Greek
Katie Diaks – Greek
Victor Arriola – Spanish
Debbie Gomez – Spanish

Kindergarten Team
Francia Noonan
Karen Fulton

Sheila Schell

1st Grade Team
Georgia Diamantakos
Melissa Poole
Kim Hoffman
Susan Asciutto

2nd Grade Team
Brooke Huff
Alisha Edge
Katie Hill

Stacie Rechnitzer

3rd Grade Team

Melanie Micale
Michele Reynolds
Noel Hugan

Shannon King

4th/5th Grade Team

Bruce Reiersen

Kaylin Villeme
Jackie Landes
Katie Bowman
Michael Blamey

Middle School Team
Cynthia Barber – ELA & Civics
Demetrios Kousathanas – History
Joan Falk – Science
Susan Lenning and Lynn Stancampiano – Math & Music
Ryan Jackson – Math
Timothy Wert – ELA, Drama, Debate/Speech, Journalism

Support Staff
Brian Jones- Maintenance
Greg Antil- Cafeteria Manager