Mr. Scott Corso
Discovery Elementary School Principal
Mr. Corso is excited to be the new principal at Discovery Elementary School. He was born and raised in Northern California. While there, he attended Santa Clara University, majored in history, and received his Masters in Education Administration from National University. The 2023-2024 school year will be Mr. Corso’s 29th in education. Mr. Corso served as the principal of Black Mountain Middle School in San Diego, California for 5 years and last year, he was the principal at DeLaura Middle School in Satellite Beach. Mr. Corso believes that each and every student, family and educator on our campus should feel welcomed and valued at Discovery Elementary School.
Mr. Corso and his wife Jennifer have four children. Jacob and Jessica are grown and on their own. Dom attends Full Sail University and Dante attends Central Middle School. In their spare time, the Corsos enjoy the beach, surfing, sports, hiking, and traveling. Mr. Corso also enjoys officiating high school football.
Mr. Corso’s Email Corso.Scott@Brevardschools.org
Mrs. Angela Grandinetti
Discovery Elementary School Assistant Principal
Mrs. Grandinetti is honored to begin her third year serving as the Assistant Principal at Discovery Elementary School. She was born in Queens, New York and moved to Palm Coast, Florida at the age of four. She graduated from the University of North Florida with her Bachelor’s in English Literature and a minor in Child-Adolescent Psychology in 2014. She began teaching Kindergarten at a Title I school in Duval County immediately after graduation and then moved to Brevard County the following school year. In 2020, Mrs. Grandinetti graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Masters in Educational Leadership. She taught first grade and served as a teacher leader at Tropical Elementary School, Holland Elementary School, and Discovery Elementary School, up until she became the Assistant Principal of Discovery Elementary. Mrs. Grandinetti and her husband have two children, Jensen who is six and a first grader at Discovery, and Annabelle, who is going to turn two in October. She loves to spend time with her family, working out, reading on the beach, offshore fishing, and traveling.
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Mrs. Jesy Speiser
Discovery Elementary School Literacy Coach
Mrs. Spesier (formerly Ms. Watts) is honored and so excited to be the Literacy Coach at Discovery for the second year. The 2023-2024 will be Mrs. Speiser’s 11th year serving the families of Discovery. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013. Mrs. Speiser was born in Miami, FL (Go, Canes!) and moved to Brevard as a teenager. She is a proud BPS graduate of Melbourne High School. Mrs. Speiser and her husband, Eric, have 3 furbabies - Alice, Kade, and Rusty. She loves reading, cats, and traveling.
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Mrs. Michelle Fichter
Discovery Elementary School Math Coach
Mrs. Fichter can’t wait to start the year as Discovery’s Math Coach. She was born and raised in Palm Bay, Florida. She attended the University of Central Florida, majored in Elementary Education, and received her Masters in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. The 2023-2024 school year will be Mrs. Fichter’s 15th year in education. She has previously taught VE, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade.
Mrs. Fichter and her husband Kenney have 2 children, Grayson 7 and Remi 3. In their spare time, the Fichters enjoy camping, going to Disney, and spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. Fichter’s Email: Fichter.firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Jacob Markisen
Discovery Elementary School Social Worker
Mr. Markisen is the School Social Worker here at Discovery. He was born and raised right here in Palm Bay, Florida. This will be his 6th year at Discovery. Mr. Markisen loves this school and enjoys working with everyone that calls this school home. He went to BCC and then to UCF. He has his bachelors in Psychology and his Masters in Social Work. He also recently got licensed as an LCSW. As far as his hobbies, Mr. Markisen loves to fish, bowl, play basketball, spend time with friends and family, ride motorcycles, skateboard, and anything else that gets his adrenaline pumping. He is looking forward to a great year and can’t wait to see what it has to offer.
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Mr. Jarvis Watson
Discovery Elementary School Counselor
Mr. Watson is ecstatic to be the new guidance counselor here at Discovery Elementary School! He’s a military brat, so he’s traveled across various parts of our country. Mr. Watson was born in Maryland, while his brother was born in San Antonio! He’s lived in the great state of Florida for over two decades. He has a beautiful wife of over fifteen years and an eighteen year old bonus daughter who will be graduating from Eau Gallie High School this year! He has a passion for writing, reading, driving, and listening to music. But, the core of his enjoyment is found in sports, particular, professional sports.
He graduated from the University of Ashford with a Bachelor's Degree in behavioral analytics, and then, attained his Master’s Degree from the same university in special education. Mr. Watson is looking forward to working with every student at Discovery Elementary and being an integral part of their growth as they navigate through their elementary years.
Mr. Watson’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org