Title 1 Facilitator - Room
352-797-7075 ext. 256
About Ms. Anderson:
Ms. Anderson is excited to be back at Parrott Middle School! She has spent 20+ years in Hernando County schools working for Title I, she has been a Parent Educator 15 years, and a Title I Facilitator 5+ years. While also serving our other feeder schools as Title I Facilitator, she will be on our campus on Thursdays.
About our Language Arts and Social Studies Coach - Mr. Cermak
Mr. Cermak was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, and attended St. Leo College - now known as St. Leo University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Public Speaking and also has endorsements in Reading, ESOL, Middle Grades Language Arts 6-8, English 6-12, and Coaching. Mr. Cermak has been teaching language arts for 37 years – 34 of which were right here at Parrott. He also spent a year and a half at Hernando High School and one semester at West Hernando Middle School. Some of the many additional duties Mr. Cermak has performed for us at Parrott over the years are as follows: DSPMS Team Leader; Language Arts Department Chair; Athletic Director; Production Assistant; Six Traits Trainer; Writing Coach; Student Government sponsor for 9th grade 1977-1983; baseball coach 1979-1985; girls’ basketball coach 1977-1980; volleyball coach 1986 (DSPMS); varsity girls’ basketball coach 1981-1985; varsity softball coach 1985-1988; varsity girls’ basketball coach 1987-2000; and 9th grade boys’ basketball coach 1986 (HHS). Currently Mr. Cermak is the Instructional Practices Coach assisting the teachers in reading, language arts and Social Studies. He also believes that one of his responsibilities as a staff member at Parrott is to assist each and every student to believe that success in education can be achieved by anyone. Mr. Cermak enjoys the camaraderie of the administration and staff at Parrott in addition to working with our teachers and students. You can find him almost anywhere on campus – classrooms, computer labs, the media center, or administration - basically anywhere except his office. A fun fact about Mr. Cermak is that he loves St. Patrick’s Day! He is always willing to talk to any parent about their child’s education so contact him as soon as you have a question or concern.
About our Reading Coach - Mrs. Neal
Mrs. Neal has been teaching reading at Parrott for 4 years and is also the reading department head. She comes to us from Illinois and then St. Pete until 5th grade. Upon moving to Hernando Mrs. Neal attended Brooksville Elementary, Parrott Middle School, and Hernando High School. She earned a Bachelor Degrees in Elementary Education and ESE from USF St.Pete and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership from Saint Leo University. Before she began teaching Mrs. Neal worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Spring Hill Regional and Pharmacy Technician at CVS Pharmacy. You can find Mrs. Neal in her room teaching reading or in the PLC room doing professional development classes for all of our teachers. According to Mrs. Neal she loves teaching reading because it gives her the opportunity to change her students' lives everyday. Whether it is students or teachers, she loves to spread her joy of learning! What Mrs. Neal loves most about Parrott is that "we are all a family". An interesting fact about Mrs. Neal is that she was chosen as a Teacher Leader in Hernando County for the 2014-2015 school year and had the opportunity to attend a Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game to be recognized for her achievement!