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Current Staff Information



Principal Steve Williams | 813.346.0700 | @SWilliamsPasco

Mr. Williams has been an educator with Pasco County Schools starting in 2001. He has worked with students in the classroom, as a Literacy Specialist, as an Assistant Principal and as a Principal. In addition to being a part of the founding staff at Wiregrass Ranch High School, he has worked at several schools across the district. Most recently, he led the Office for Teaching and Learning, supporting K-12 learning in all Pasco County Schools. He lives in Pasco County with his family, and enjoys running, obstacle course racing, biking, innovative applications of technology, Marvel/DC movies and most science-fiction. He has both a Bachelor and Masters degrees in Education from USF and loves the Bulls! Mr. Williams is excited to lead the newest school in Pasco County and develop the school community to achieve great success.

Assistant Principal Erin Ipock | 813.346.0700 

Mrs. Ipock has worked in elementary education since 2003. She began her career in Missouri where she was an elementary teacher for 10 years.  She also spent 3 years as an assistant principal in the Show Me State before moving to Florida in 2016.  Mrs. Ipock most recently joins us from Pasco County Schools District Office where she was the Supervisor of Elementary Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction.  She enjoys quality time with her family, which usually includes the beach, a movie theater, a shopping mall, or a theme park.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s in Educational Technology, and a Master’s and Ed. Specialist’s Degree in Educational Leadership.  Mrs. Ipock couldn’t be more excited to join the Wiregrass team and spend her days helping students and teachers achieve their dreams!

Learning Design Coach Katie Galletta | 813.346.0725

Mrs. Galletta has worked in elementary education since 2004. She started as a Pre-K teacher in Long Island, New York. Since moving to Florida in 2006 she has taught in several schools in Pasco County teaching 3-5th grade and was also a technology specialist at both Deer Park and Chasco Elementary. Mrs. Galletta most recently joins us from Chasco Elementary where she was the Learning Design Coach as well.  She is a huge Disney fan and enjoys quality time with her family, and exploring the newest tech gadgets. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University. Mrs. Galletta is extremely excited to join the Wiregrass Bulls and help our students navigate in this digital age!

WRES Core Team

Secretary: Sarah Chew – 813.346.0702
* Email with Volunteer, Contact Information, and Scheduling questions
Bookkeeper: Kimberly Soofi – 813.346.0704 
* Email with School Fees, Fundraiser, or Payment questions
Data Entry Operator: Gina Alba – 813.346.0706
* Email with Registration, Grades, Parent Portal, Transportation, and Attendance questions
Plant Manager: Andrea Rodriguez  – 813.346.0779
Cafeteria Manager: Sherry Malone – 813.346.0778 
* Email with Nutrition, Birthday Celebration, and Lunch Account questions 
School Counselor: Beth Elfering – 813.346.0708
* Email with 504 Plan, and Social/Emotional Services questions
Resource Management Associate : Blake Herber – 813.346.0724
* Email with Technology Access and Library & Media Collection questions
Guidance Secretary: Jamie Zuzek
* Email with ESE Meeting and Scheduling questions
Clinic Assistant: Stephanie Steinmetz
* Email with Medical Services & Support questions
School Safety Guardian: Carlos Quiles
* Email with Campus Safety questions

Teaching Teams

Mari Garcia
Leslie Coker
Amanda Elam
Taylor Galarneau
Marlene Mebane

First Grade
Jennelle Aponte
Danielle Bockus
Lisa Carmack
Christen Miller
Patty Santini
Amanda Venohr

Second Grade
Julie Abbott
Lynne Grugan
Carly Johnson
Sarah Johanson
Cheryl Paciorek
Latifah Sanders
Third Grade
Kristy Blouvet
Beth Kelly
Gina Krutulis
Kelly Laukat
Tracy O’Connell
Mary Robards

Fourth Grade
Emily Keys
Keriliegh Indelicato
Danyelle Wildgoose
Erica Kinsman

Danielle Wainraich

Jennifer Koszewnik

Fifth Grade
Morgan Brooks
Tim Hamlin
Nicole Nestler
Heather Olds

Mike Cobb

Cristabel Monty