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District Announces 2023 School-Related Employees of the Year

District Announces 2023 School-Related Employees of the Year

Sarasota County, FL, March 3, 2023Sarasota County Schools is proud to announce that Jenn Greenan has been selected as the district’s overall 2023 School-Related Employee of the Year. Mrs. Greenan serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Principal of Brentwood Elementary School.

Mrs. Greenan has worked at Brentwood Elementary for 7 years. In this time, she has made a tangible and lasting positive impact on her school community through her kindness, genuine compassion for others, and ability to remain calm under pressure. The nature of Mrs. Greenan’s role – even prior to her additional duties as the school’s contact tracer during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic – has allowed her to build deep relationships with students and their families. Witnessing their struggles and needs firsthand prompted Mrs. Greenan to give back to the school above and beyond her primary job duties, particularly by serving as a student mentor during her spare time at lunch. Described by her peers as “exceptional” and the “embodiment” of the school district’s vision statement [Working as one for the success of all], Mrs. Greenan puts her whole heart and effort in all that she does for the Brentwood Elementary community.

As the award recipient for Sarasota County, Mrs. Greenan is now eligible for the overall state-level recognition. Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Jenn Greenan, and all of our 2023 School-Related Employees of the Year: 



Nominee Name


Maribel Cedillo

Alta Vista Elementary School

Antonieta Nunes Azocar

Ashton Elementary School

John McDaniel

Atwater Elementary School

Fernanda McGowan

Bay Haven School of Basics Plus

Amberly Carrington

Booker High School

Jhon Galvez Salinas

Booker Middle School

Jenn Greenan

Brentwood Elementary School

Lawrence Cook

Brookside Middle School

Kathryn Ellis

Communications & Community Relations

Stacey Harrison

Cranberry Elementary School

Kathryn Torre

Emma E. Booker Elementary School

Svitlana Didyk

Englewood Elementary School

Philip Gier

Facilities Services

Allison Trandem

Financial Services

Kathleen Roe

Food and Nutrition Services

Erin Thibodeaux

Fruitville Elementary School

Jay Smith

Garden Elementary School

Christine Doujar

Glenallen Elementary School

Melissa Almaraz Hisaiz

Gocio Elementary School

Emily Koehl

Gulf Gate Elementary School

Corruth Johnson

Heron Creek Middle School

Assunta Romanczuk

Human Resources

James Allen

Information Technology

Polly Zoppe

Lakeview Elementary School

Patricia Switzer

Lamarque Elementary School

Rachel Fadley

Laurel Nokomis School

Glen Butters

Materials Management

Paul Haygood Jr.

McIntosh Middle School

Kisha Sims

North Port High School

Lori Growt

Oak Park School

Suzanne Cole

Phillippi Shores Elementary School

Angela Wittstruck

Pine View School

Lynn Desrosiers Goguen

ESE Support Services

Cory Kamp

Riverview High School

Megan Cavazos

Safety & Security

Michelle Renner

Sarasota High School

Eric Winstead

Sarasota Middle School

Grace David

Southside Elementary School

Daniela Stout

Student Services

Joan Morrison

Suncoast Polytechnical High School

Hao Li Ee

Suncoast Technical College

Charles Stone

Tatum Ridge Elementary School

Susan Brown

Taylor Ranch Elementary School

Katelyn Hamsharie

Toledo Blade Elementary School

Gary Donahue


Mario Charles


Alexandra Perez

Tuttle Elementary School

Antanina Dunchyk

Venice Elementary School

Debra Colombo

Venice High School

Jennifer Speth

Venice Middle School

Pia Bowen

Wilkinson Elementary School

Kristin Rhoads

Woodland Middle School


The Florida Department of Education’s School-Related Employee of the Year program annually recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to their schools and district school systems. The program honors one state representative and four finalists from the 67 school districts in Florida. All non-certified, non-instructional educational support personnel who serve at the school or district level — such as teacher aides, library aides, bookkeepers, bus drivers, food service staff and custodians, among others — may be nominated.

Sarasota County Schools’ School-Related Employee of the Year program is made possible through the funding and support of many generous sponsors. These schools & organizations are committed to the belief that rewarding and encouraging excellence in service is vital to a strong and successful public educational system. We appreciate their continued commitment to our school communities! Please join us in thanking the following sponsors:




2023 SCS SREOY 1 – Jenn Greenan

2023 SREOY Jenn Greenan


2023 SCS SREOY 2 – (L to R) Interim Superintendent Dr. Allison Foster & Jenn Greenan

(L to R) Interim Superintendent Dr. Allison Foster & Jenn Greenan


2023 SCS SREOY 3 – (L to R) Jenn Greenan & Brentwood Elementary Principal John Weid

(L to R) Jenn Greenan & Brentwood Elementary Principal John Weida