Diahann McNally-Horsford, our former first grade teacher from our 2017 school year to our 2021/2022 school year will be in a new position. Mrs. H (as the children fondly call her) is currently the Educational Specialist. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in all arenas of Florida schools. She received a B.S in Exceptional Student education, with a minor in Early Childhood Education. Mrs. H continued her education path to gain her M.S. in Educational Leadership, with a concentration of Management Administration and Educational Programs from Nova Southeastern University. Her new role will serve as a catalyst for change working with the stakeholders of St. Helen. Analyzing existing student achievement data and administering student assessment while using progress monitoring instruments to aid in intervention for students who are at risk. This will ensure students receive a high-quality education as she helps teachers diagnose reading strengths and weaknesses and match these skills with appropriate techniques and materials for classroom use.
Her Vision, leadership, Whole child initiative for collaborative approach to learning. Building relationships with parents to become their child's first teacher, being involved by planting seeds and watering it. The educators at St. Helen can only make your child blossom with the right amount of watering, love and support.