Mr. Rick Pinchot, Principal
Mr. Pinchot began his education career in 2001, following his retirement from the Navy. He has taught elementary school for over thirteen years, worked as a Duval County math specialist, and for the Florida Department of Education as a school improvement specialist, during which time he wrote math and science curriculum. At Seaside Community Charter School Beaches, he served as a school dean, and a math/science specialist, coordinating the development of the math and science curriculum for our schools. He was the assistant principal at our Beaches location prior to moving to the Seaside San Jose to become the first principal of our San Jose school.
Mrs. Deb Lacovara, Office Manager
Mrs. Lacovara joins Seaside San Jose this year as the office manager. She answers the seaside gmail and ensures that the office runs smoothly and our student paperwork is updated. She previously worked at Seaside at the Beach.
Ms. McKnight, Instructional Coach
Seaside Consortium Executive Team
Ms. Sanders, Learning Leader
Ms. Sanders has more than 30 years experience in education, including more than 15 years as a school principal. Her background includes working as a dance teacher, elementary and early childhood teacher, instructional and reading coach, and district reading supervisor. She holds a masters in elementary education, reading and gifted certifications, and is a doctoral candidate in educational leadership, studying effective public Waldorf schools. As part of her leadership role, she serves as co-chair on the School Advisory Council (SAC). In the summer of 2014, she attended the two-week long Waldorf Public School Institute at Steiner College, where she met and began working with mentors and master Waldorf teachers Marianne Kennedy and Liz Bevin, President of Steiner College. In addition, she spent a week with the SCCS teachers at the Kenhaten Public Waldorf Teacher Institute. In January 2015, she attended the Alliance for Public Waldorf conference. During the summer of 2015, she completed Waldorf training for grades 1-8 at Steiner.
Mary Claire Hopkins, Executive Assistant
Deirdre Weiss, Early Learning Center Director
Mr. Bill Vogel, Business Manager
Ms. Kelly Root, Bookkeeper
Emily Sands, PK-4
Laura Hardegree, PK-4
Jennifer Hernandez, PK Assistant
Guidance and VE Teachers
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