Dean of Middle School – Debbi Whitaker

Mrs. Whitaker has been at University Academy since 2013. Throughout her teaching career she has taught on the preschool, elementary, and middle school levels. She is certified in Elementary Education, Preschool Education, Middle Grades English, Music, and has earned her ESOL endorsement. Mrs. Whitaker has been selected as Teacher of the Year on two different occasions, one of those being here at University Academy, where she was also a top five finalist as Bay County’s Teacher of the Year.

Dean of Elementary School – Karen Bruckschen

Mrs. Bruckschen continues her career in the education field as the Dean of Elementary Students. She taught for eighteen years prior to her administrative position. She holds a B.S.Ed in Elementary Education, M.Ed in Instructional Technology, and ESOL endorsement certificate.