Administration and Faculty

Administration

Nicole Osterholm, Principal

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Ms. Nicole Osterholm joined Cape Elementary as the principal in December, 2012. She earned her Bachelor
of Arts in Education from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. Ms. Osterholm began her teaching
career in Lee County Schools at Caloosa Elementary and continued her career at
Edgewood Elementary and Allen Park Elementary for a total of eleven years. In 2002, she received her
Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Gulf Coast University. Ms. Osterholm was an
assistant principal at Allen Park Elementary for eight years. Her dedication and passion for teaching
and learning is evident in her passion as a leader! Her goal is to learn all 745 students’ names at Cape!
Ms. Osterholm lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the first eighteen years of her life. Her family vacationed
in Fort Myers for many years. She has called Fort Myers her home for over 28 years. In her free time,
 she enjoys reading, going to the beach and attending sporting events.

Kristi Sund, Assistant Principal


Assistant Principal

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Kristine (Kristi) Sund joined Cape Elementary as the assistant principal in June, 2014. She was born and raised in Fort Myers,
Florida where she attended K-12 in the Lee County School System. After receiving her bachelor’s degree at the
University of Central Florida, she moved home and began her teaching career as a kindergarten and 2nd grade teacher at
Tanglewood Elementary. After 6 years of teaching, she decided to pursue a career in administration and earned her Masters of Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. While pursuing her master’s degree, she was hired as a
Learning Resource Teacher and Curriculum Specialist at Villas Elementary where she worked for 3 years. Then Mrs. Sund was an assistant principal at North Fort Myers High School for 2 years. She feels honored to be the assistant principal at
Cape Elementary and looks forward to another great year. Her goal is to inspire students and staff to achieve more than they can imagine. 
Outside of her school time, Mrs. Sund is a busy wife and mother of two amazing boys. In her free time, she loves spending time
with her family and friends, shopping, and swimming.



School Counselor

Name
Title
Email
Shelly Boeck School Counselor Email

 

Reading

Name
Title
Email
Dianne Johnson Reading Specialist Email
Debra Horn Intervention Support Specialist Email
Lisa Hunt Literacy Coach Email

 

Kindergarten Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Gladys Gomez Teacher Email
Danielle Fitzsimmons
Teacher Email
Amelia Johnson Teacher Email
Tammy Burke 
Teacher Email
 Amber Annarumma  Teacher Email
Lissette Rosales  Teacher Email

 

1st Grade Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Theresa Betz Teacher Email
Pride Prause Teacher Email
Sandy Menzel Teacher Email
Shari Stewart Teacher Email
Melinda Painter Teacher Email

 

2nd Grade Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Carrie Troxell Teacher Email
Elizabeth Adkins Teacher Email
Krista Colvin Teacher Email
Marisa Abbott Teacher Email
Laurie Dugas Teacher Email

 

3rd Grade Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Diana Proto Teacher Email
Allison Moulton Teacher Email
Shannon Barone Teacher Email
Carolyn Peppler
Teacher Email
 Mary Hood Teacher Email
 Linda Graham Teacher Email

 

4th Grade Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Courtney Bryant Teacher Email
Johanna Clanton Teacher Email
Janet Dieng Teacher Email
Matthew Matera Teacher Email
Sheena Wolcott Teacher Email

 

5th Grade Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Jenine Brulliea Teacher Email
Christine Neal
Teacher Email
Miranda Gagliardi Teacher Email
Nicole Polstein Teacher Email
Kristy Jones Teacher Email
Debbie Leith
Teacher Email

 

Exceptional Student Education

Name
Title
Email
Julie Ingraham Speech Pathologist Email
Suzanne Cimeno Teacher - Resource Email
Jennifer Sidwell Teacher - Resource Email
Shona Toles Teacher - Life Skills Email
Katherine Enright Teacher Email
Sally Nemerovsky-Kopko Teacher Email
 Alexandra Saunders  Teacher Email
Clara Bai-Lee Teacher Email
Brittany Harley Behavior Specialist Email

 

Special Area Teachers

Name
Title
Email
Corey Johnson Music Teacher Email
Lee Ann Theisen-Cochrane P.E. Teacher Email
Connie Wills Art Teacher Email

 

Office Staff

Name
Title
Email
Wendy Drotleff Secretary to the Principal Email
Gitana Gibson Information Specialist Email
Melinda Durnell School Secretary Email
Nancy Maldonado Clinic Email
AnnMarie Vastarelli Bookkeeper Email

 

Network / Technology Support

Name
Title
Email
Aaron Howe Network Tech Email

 

Paraprofessionals

Name
Title
Email
Justine Appleby Email
Michelle Burkham Email
Jamie Cochran Email
Melissa Goris Email
Jillian Holthaus Email
Jaime Thomson Email
Teresa Lyman Email
 Ashley Luda   Email
 Kaycie Zorbas   Email
 Shelby Orlando   Email

 

Maintenance

Name
Title
Email
Mirta Rico Building Supervisor Email
Onelio Perez Head Custodian
Bahrija Golotic Custodian
Rosa Cruz Custodian
Michael Ort Custodian

 

 

Food Service


Name
Title
Email
Lisa Paul Food Service Manager Email
Blanca Gupacha Food Service Worker
Josefina Reyes Food Service Worker
Jennifer Fay Food Service Worker 
Julie McCormick
Food Service Worker
Margaret Reddin
Food Service Worker
Sandra Anderson Food Service Worker