Principal

Phone: (321) 722-4150

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Heather Smith

Heather Smith was born and raised here in Brevard County and graduated from Cocoa High School.  She taught Physics and Forensic Science at Bayside High School prior to being promoted to the Assistant Principal/Dean at Viera High School, where she was also promoted to the Assistant Principal of Curriculum position.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida, and she has earned Master’s degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology and the University of West Florida. Mrs. Smith enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys, reading, hiking, and SCUBA Diving.

 

Assistant Principal

Phone: (321) 722-4150

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jessica Thomas

Jessica Thomas has been working for Brevard Public Schools since 2011. She was an English and Social Studies teacher at West Shore, Jr./Sr. High School as well as Heritage High School before being promoted to Assistant Principal/Dean at Satellite High School. After two years as an administrator at Satellite High School, Mrs. Thomas was promoted to the Curriculum Assistant Principal at Central Middle School! She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, her Master’s degree from the University of Florida, and is currently finishing her dissertation for her doctoral degree from Grand Canyon University. In her spare time, Mrs. Thomas loves spending time with her husband and three beautiful children, exercising, and reading.

Assistant Principal-Dean

Phone: (321) 722-4150

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jonna Karikas

Assistant Principal-Dean

Phone: (321) 722-4150

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Terrence (Terry) Haus

Prior to education, Mr. Haus was a Career Firefighter and found that serving others was his calling.  In 2015, he joined Brevard Public Schools and taught Earth & Space Science for 4 years at Rockledge High School before becoming the Testing Coordinator at Kennedy Middle School.  Mr. Haus was promoted to Assistant Principal/Dean at Viera High School in 2021 and has since made the lateral transfer as the Assistant Principal/Dean at Central Middle School.  Mr. Haus obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Slippery Rock University and his Master’s degree from the American College of Education.  Mr. Haus enjoys his free time with his wife, Christine, who teaches Kindergarten at Port Malabar Elementary School.  He also coaches baseball and enjoys scouting with his boys Nick (7) and Tommy (9).