Todd Brackett

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Todd Brackett

Tech Support 

 Robert Bellomy

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Robert Bellomy

Instructional Assistant 

 Nancy Callinan

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Nancy Callinan

Instructional Assistant 

My name is Nancy Callinan. This is my 8th year at Dr. W.J.Creel. I am a Title 1 Instructional Assistant. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology from Nazareth College in upstate New York. My passion is small group instruction. I have four daughters; three being teachers. My interests are church, family, reading, sports (Go Yankees, Go Raiders) and going on mission trips. My favorite quote is “If you don’t quit, you can’t lose”. I look forward to working with your child this year!

 Kimberly Dias

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Kimberly Dias

Literacy Coach 

Hi there! I am Kimberly Dias. This is my sixth year at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary and my 16th year as an educator. I have taught Pre-K, Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third at various schools in Florida (Seminole County, Broward County, and Brevard County) and in Newark, New Jersey. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Central Florida. Go Knights! I am ESOL and Reading Endorsed as well.

My husband Norrin and I have been together for 22 years and we have two children. Arabella is 14 ½  and a ninth grader at West Shore and Alden is 13 and an eighth grader at West Shore. We are busy with their theater, cross-country events, drone team and science research events.

I am excited to be at Creel and love seeing our families each year! I look forward to another great year with our students and love seeing the growth along the way!

 Courtney Droll

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Courtney Droll

Math Coach 

Hi, I am Courtney Droll and this is my first year at Creel as the Math Coach. This is my tenth year in education and have taught kindergarten, third grade, fourth grade, and VPK in public and private schools in Florida. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Special Education and my Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Florida. Go Gators! I am also endorsed in ESOL, Gifted, and Pre-K Disabilities. 
 
My husband Kyle and I are both from Melbourne and attended EGHS. Go Commodores! We moved back to Brevard in 2014 with our dog Bonnie. In our free time we enjoy the beach, 5K's, and going to Disney.
 
I am looking forward to meeting our students and am excited for a great year!
 Carla James

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Carla James

Instructional Assistant 

 Beau Myers

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Beau Myers

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 Kimberly Newsome

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Gifted Teacher

 Nicole Pepin

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Nicole Pepin

Title 1 Coordinator

Partners in Education Coordinator

Hi my name is Nicole Pepin. I am so excited to be joining the Dr. W. J Creel Elementary family this school year. I graduated from UCF with my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I continued my my passion for teaching, leading and learning by receiving my Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. I am also Reading and ESOL Endorsed.  I have had the privilege of being an educator for Brevard Public Schools since 2007.  I feel so lucky to be supporting the academic and social-emotional growth of the students at Dr. W.J. Creel. When I am not teaching, I enjoy boating, the beach, camping, reading, and shopping. I enjoy spending time with my family too, which includes my husband and 3 children. I am looking forward to a great year at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary!

 Nancy Rickards

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Nancy Rickards

Title 1 Teacher

My name is Nancy Rickards.  This is my 13th year at Dr. W. J. Creel Elementary and my 32nd year as a BPS educator!  I have taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades, been a Title 1 teacher, an elementary specialist, and a school administrator. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Vermont, a Masters Degree in Reading from Florida Atlantic University, and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. I have a husband (Rick) and son (Bryan). I enjoy traveling with my family, country music, and FSU football!

 

 Neal Rollins

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Neal Rollins

Instructional Assistant

I have been in education for the past 4 years, working in the clinic (Dr. W. J. Creel, Eau Gallie High, & Gemini Elementary) or as an IA here at Dr. W. J. Creel. My main ma’am is Elizabeth Rollins, and we are in the process of building a new home with her parents! I have three children... Hanna 30, Neal III 26, and Heather 17.  Prior to education, I worked for 25 years as a Mechanical Designer/Interiors Enginee and earned my degree in Little Rock in 1989. I have 2 grandsons, Jake & Neal IV and they live in Arkansas. 

 Melissa Shoff

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Melissa Shoff

Science Coach 

My name is Melissa Shoff. This is my ninth year at Dr. W. J. Creel Elementary. This is my 13th year as an educator. I have taught third and fourth grade and held the position of Title I coordinator. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida. I went on to earn my Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education and am currently pursuing my Doctorate in Educational Leadership

I have a husband (Rob) and four children (Bo 26, Ty 25, Savannah 21 and Alexanderia 18).  I also coach travel basketball for Space Coast Fury. My family, travel basketball, and decorating keep me very busy outside of school!

I am excited to serve our Creel family again this year and look forward to witnessing the growth in our students, families and community!

 Cari Smith

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Cari Smith

Title 1 Reading Teacher

Hi Eagle friends, my name is Cari Smith, and I am a Title 1 Reading Teacher, Volunteer Coordinator and Vice President of Creel’s PTO (Parent Teacher Organization). This is my fifth-year teaching at Creel and fifteenth year working for Brevard Public Schools in various roles. My Bachelor’s degree is in Interdisciplinary Studies including a minor in Early Childhood Education. I am married to a Melbourne FL native and we have 2 children, Savannah and Andrew. Both of my children attended Creel while in elementary school! When I am not at school, I enjoy being outside, traveling, and throwing dinner parties. I’m very lucky to continue teaching at Creel, the best school in the USA!

 Sue Sundin

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Sue Sundin

Instructional Assistant 

 Tina Young

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Tina Young

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