Cape Coral Charter School has hired a new principal with deep roots in the Charter Schools USA system and strong ties to Lee County.
Bonnie Brett has more than 20 years of experience in education. She most recently served as the principal at PM Wells Charter Academy in Osceola County where she led the school from a "C" grade in 2013 to an "A" grade in 2014. Her background also includes serving as assistant principal at Bonita Springs Charter School and Six Mile Charter Academy where she helped develop blended classrooms and virtual learning. She has also served as dean of student discipline and as a physical education teacher.
Brett earned her bachelor's degree in physical education and her master's degree in educational leadership from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.
"Ms. Brett has consistently been a leader in our schools," said Billie Miller, senior director of education at CSUSA in a prepared statement. "Her outstanding abilities to manage students at all grade levels and communicate with parents will bring a fresh perspective to Cape Coral Charter School and will bring them to the next level of success."
Cape Coral Charter School is part of the Charter Schools USA Inc. family of schools. CSUSA, the first education management company to receive accreditation through AdvanceED, is one of the nation's leading charter school management companies, serving kindergarten through 12th grade. In the 2014-2015 school year CSUSA will operate 70 schools in seven states serving more than 60,000 students. The high-performing charter school network is rated as an "A" district. CSUSA provides comprehensive education management services to corporations, government entities and non-profit organizations. CSUSA schools are individually developed to meet the unique needs and requirements of the community. CSUSA educational advantages include integrated technology, parental involvement contracts, student uniforms, enforced discipline policies, highly qualified and motivated staff, community focus and high academic performance.
Enrollment for Cape Coral Charter Academy is under way; interested parents can learn more at www.capecoralcharter.org. Or, for additional information or a school tour, contact the registrar at 239-995-0904 or visit 76 Mid Cape Terrace just north of Sun Splash off Santa Barbara Boulevard.
Source: Cape Coral Charter School