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D. Robert Boegli | Director Sheridan Technical College & Technical HS
Mr. Boegli epitomizes the phrase “a product of a great Broward Education”. He attended Broward Public Schools and is a graduate of McArthur High School, in Hollywood, Florida.
After receiving both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, Mr. Boegli started his career in Public Education at Fort Lauderdale High School as a Distributive Education Teacher.
Throughout his forty-four years of experience in Broward County Public Schools, Mr. Boegli has been a Curriculum Supervisor, a Long Range Vocational Research Analyst, and an Associate Superintendent of Facilities and Construction. The past twenty six years have been spent in the highly acclaimed Technical Centers. Mr. Boegli has had the pleasure of being Director of Sheridan Tech and McFatter Technical Centers and high schools. He even served as Director of both Centers simultaneously for a year during a recent transition period.
Mr. Boegli’s progressive thought process, extensive experience and astute business acumen have made him a sought after member of multiple City and Countywide Boards, Committees and Professional Associations.
Mr. Boegli and his wife have three successful children living in Florida and New York and six brilliant grandchildren.
Mary Barba | Assistant Director
Susan Collins | Magnet Coordinator
Susan Collins is the Magnet Coordinator at Sheridan Technical High School. She has a Master’s Degree in Special Ed. from Florida Atlantic University. She began her career as a high school ESE Teacher in Broward County in 1977. She created a Marketing and Education Program at Sheridan Technical Center for high school ESE students in 1992. This program won a Best Practice Award from the State of Florida and awarded teacher of the year in 1994. In that same year, she developed an Auto Detailing program for ESE students. She earned a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Nova University before her relocating to San Jose, California.
In San Jose, she was a high school ESE Teacher for fourteen years; an ESE Specialist for seven years, and ESE Summer School Principal for three years. She mentored new teachers for twelve years, was part of the leadership team that reviewed their portfolios, and trained teachers to become mentors. She led numerous other professional development trainings such as: moving to an inclusion model for ESE students, moving from paper to web based IEP’s, and presenting strategies for teachers dealing with various disabilities in the classroom. She was instrumental in creating multiple secondary programs for students with autism.
Susan is happy to be back in Florida with her family and to be part of our exciting Technical High School.
Janice Mueller | Administrative Secretary
Vanessa Longhi | Secretary
Katherine Colon | Secretary
Felicia Rattray | Guidance Counselor – 11th Grade
Felicia Rattray has served as an educator and school counselor for the past nine years. During those years, she has worked with a diverse population of students in developing graduation plans, academic success plans and personal development plans. She possesses a strong passion for helping youths identify and overcome challenges, as well as, assisting them in taking ownership of their actions. Ms. Rattray has co-authored two published self-help books and has conducted seminars and workshops that have been presented throughout the United States and abroad. Lastly, she is a Persian Gulf War Veteran with 5 years’ experience in the United States Army.
Caroline Schiling | Guidance Counselor – 10th Grade
Caroline Schiling serves as the 10th grade School Counselor at Sheridan Technical High School.
As the School Counselor Ms. Schiling addresses the developmental needs of students in the areas of academics, career, and personal/social development. She works closely with students through school-wide events, in the classrooms, in small groups and individually.
Ms. Schiling has a true passion for helping students through difficult situations and finds tremendous fulfillment in assisting them reach their goals. It is exciting to see students creating their own paths in life, learning to express themselves appropriately, and making choices that will further lead to successful careers and lives. She loves her job and feels privileged to make a difference in students’ lives.
Ms. Schiling has worked in the education field for the past 8 years, starting off as an Elementary Teacher and later pursuing School Counseling. This is her third year serving as a School Counselor.
Pristine Pulley | Guidance Counselor - 10th Grade
Hello Parents and Students at STHS,
I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as your 10th Grade Interim Counselor. I have been in the field of Education for twelve years, of which six of these years I have spent as a School Counselor for Broward County Public Schools.
I have a deep passion for helping others and providing assistance when needed. Counseling allows me to serve as a listening to all and provide a safe, non-judgmental haven to my students. I believe that all students should be encouraged to strive to their personal best level, and I make it a point to be that encourager in their lives. As a counselor, my mission is to address all students’ academic, career and social/emotional needs.
I look forward to helping students and parents at STHS achieve their goals and support in any way I can.
Andie Segal | Guidance Counselor – 9th Grade
Mrs. Segal has been a high school guidance counselor for the past eight years. Prior to that, she was a school social worker for Broward Schools. In addition to her career with the school system, she has a private psychotherapy practice where she works with a diverse population of children and adults. She has served in the United States Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa for two years, where she learned invaluable lessons about being a productive member of a community. She’s a proud native Floridian and will always be part of the Gator Nation. Mrs. Segal is also proud to be part of the Sheridan Technical High School family!
Esther Charles | Reading Specialist
Esther Charles is a National Board Certified teacher. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Florida International University. Over the past 12 years, she has had the pleasure of instructing a diverse group of students in elementary, middle, and high school levels and as a result has collected and developed an effective repertoire of teaching strategies and instructional methods. She is currently the Literacy Coach and Drama Club Sponsor. Her love of reading and writing has allowed her to provide support for students of all learning styles. Esther loves to read, bake, and play with her lovable one year old daughter, Anaiah Rose.
Mary Hood | ESE Specialist
Mary Hood has been an Exceptional Student Education Specialist at the high school level for the past 26 years. She earned her B.S. in Varying Exceptionalities from Western Carolina University and an M.S. from Nova Southeastern University. She has a deep commitment to helping students and is highly motivated to do so.
Her favorite part of being an ESE Specialist is the opportunity to nurture, guide and advise students throughout their high school career with an emphasis on helping students learn how to believe in themselves and building a desire to continue their education after high school.
She is excited about having the opportunity to be a part of the new innovative program at Sheridan Technical High school and brings to the Career Placement and ACCESS programs background knowledge, a keen sense of creativity, and the ability to comfortably interact with the general public, co-workers, parents and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Lori Insel | ESE Specialist Facilitator
Nicole Alexander | Career Dual Enrollment Coordinator
Denise Mancini | Career Dual Enrollment Advisor/ Transportation
Aurelia Lotrean | Career Dual Enrollment Clerical Support
INNOVATIVE LEARNING CENTER/MEDIA CENTER
Michele Rivera | Digital Learning Specialist
Michele Rivera’s educational career over the past 33+ years includes serving as an elementary classroom teacher, media specialist, district instructional technology specialist, Director, Learning Resources & Instructional Materials, and Director, Literacy Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). Her initial teaching years began in Tallahassee, FL (1979-1985) before moving back to her home in South Florida to teach in BCPS (1990). Currently, she serves as Sheridan Technical High School’s Digital Learning Specialist (a.k.a. Media Specialist).
Mrs. Rivera played a critical role in supporting the district’s technology integration efforts as Instructional Technology Specialist for the Department of Instructional Technology, BCPS (2001-2007) before becoming Director of Learning Resources & Instructional Materials, September 2007. She oversaw and facilitated services, support, and resources related to the review, adoption, implementation, and effective utilization of library media and instructional materials, curriculum, and instruction to support 21st century teaching and learning.
As Director of Literacy (2012-2014), Ms. Rivera provided district leadership in the development, support, communication and continuous improvement of high quality literacy curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development that supported the academic achievement of K-12 students along the pathway to college and career readiness.
Mrs. Rivera’s diverse and broad school and district experiences have been pivotal in helping students, parents, educators, and administrators across local, state, and national levels embrace information in all formats and capitalize on its power when effectively integrated across all areas of the curriculum. As an instructional leader, building a culture of collaboration in the classroom, and across the school/district community, has been instrumental in the success of initiatives and projects for which she was responsible and continues to be a priority.
It is her belief that a 21st century Library Media program is vital in empowering students and staff to become engaged learners, problem solvers, critical thinkers, consumers and creators of information in multiple formats. She facilitates an innovative learning center that supports meaningful learning/teaching experiences through a digital rich, participatory learning culture that permeates the entire school community.
Mrs. Rivera graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Florida State University (1979), Master of Montessori Education, Barry University (May 1997), and Master of Library & Information Studies, Florida State University (August 1997). She is also an Apple Distinguished Educator, Class of 2003, and Microsoft Certified Educator, 2016.
William Leonard | Micro-Computer Technician
Paul Askin | ACCESS Department Chairperson
Paul Askin M.A. CCC-SLP is the Speech-Language Pathologist for Sheridan Technical Center. Mr. Askin graduated with his master’s degree from the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida. He began working for the Broward County Public School District in 2001. Additionally, Mr. Askin is also a treating therapist for Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale as well as other rehab and sub-acute facilities in the Broward County area. His clinical background prior to working for BCPS included treating the zero to three-year-old medically fragile population, private clinic therapy, sub-acute rehab hospital treatment, and volunteering with Easter Seals. Mr. Askin holds a Department of Education Professional Educator’s Certificate for “Speech Language Impaired (K-12).” He has obtained his credentials through and is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). He is also a member of The Florida Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA), and the Florida Education Association (FEA). Mr. Askin collaborates with professional’s district-wide to provide training and support to families, students, and educators including the Children Services Council of Broward County.
Outside of work Mr. Askin enjoys coaching Little League Baseball and riding his motorcycle. He is married and has two sons.
Leslie Curts | Career Placement Coordinator
Leslie Curts is a Career Placement Facilitator for the Career Placement Program at Sheridan Technical Center. She began her career with the Broward County School Board at Whiddon-Rodgers in 1995 working with at-risk teens. She first moved to Atlantic Technical Center’s ESE Cluster and then later to Sheridan Technical Center to start the Career Placement Program where her passion is transitioning ESE 18-21 year olds from school to work.
Michael McDonnell | Culinary Arts Department Chairperson
Michael McDonnell is the Department Chair and Chef Instructor at the School of Culinary Arts at Sheridan Technical College and High School. He joined the instructional staff at Sheridan Technical in 2005.
Prior to becoming a Chef Instructor, Chef Mike owned and operated many local prominent restaurants including The Victoria Park Restaurant and The Herban Kitchen. Chef Mike was also the Executive Chef aboard the renowned ship The Gallant Lady. Chef Mike attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for his culinary training.
Murvin Wright | Security Specialist
Randy Greggs Sr. | Campus Monitor
Dale Johnson | Campus Monitor