Mr. Steve Whitehead » Welcome...

Welcome...

 
Academic Credentials:
 
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science
Psychology & Education
 
Additional Education:
Mr. Whitehead is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Educational Leadership at Aspen University. He enjoys learning and truly likes to be challenged to learn new things (especially related to Innovative Technology). He has attended courses at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville Campus), Florida State University, Central Florida and spent several semesters at Jacksonville University working on a Masters of Art in Teaching with Specialization in Technology Integration. Mr. Whitehead's goal is to achieve a doctorate but states he will never stop pursuing more education!
Certifications:
BBIQ Robotic Engineering Certification
Macromedia Certification in Web Design
Adobe Certifications in Graphic Design
Technology Integration Certificate 
Microsoft Applications Certificates
Master Scuba Certificate
Search & Recovery Scuba Certification
First Aid, CPR, BLS & AED Certification
 
Experience:
Mr. Whitehead began teaching in 1999!
In high school he was a member and officer of the "Future Teachers of America Club! He knew he would be a teacher but explored other careers too. "Most of my life I have been a Teacher and Optician but I've tried everything from Acting to being an Indoor Skydiving Instructor...teaching is definitely my favorite!" 
 
Taught...
Algebra / Clay County Schools
 
Life Science & Computer Sciences (Web Design, Applications, Robotics) at The Bolles School
 
Computer Sciences at Episcopal High School
 
Coaching: 
-Head Track Coach (2yrs)
-Assistant Football coach(1yr)
-Girls Assistant Soccer Coach(1yr)
-Head Kick Boxing Coach (1yr)
- Assistant Swimming Coach(2yrs)
-Head boys Soccer Coach (12yrs)
-Boys Basketball (1yr)
-Coach Coordinator (3yrs)
- Robotics team
 
 
 
Personal:
Born in Ft.Lauderdale, grew up in Palm Beach and moved to Pigeon Forge area during High School.
"I am most proud to be a husband and father. My wife Alanna (Olson) Whitehead knows many families at Belmont and is a Preschool Director. I have 4 children. My oldest son is also a teacher in Jax. My 2nd oldest lives in AR and  my youngest son is a student  at Belmont (4th grade) - I've always wanted to teach where my kid goes to school! My daughter (would be 5) lives in Heaven!"
 
Business & Volunteer:
The Anniston Grace Foundation
Founder & Vice President
(A 501c3 non-profit to help families grieving the loss of a child.)
 
EcoEyeCo
Owner/Founder
Optical Business in the Gainesville mall - closed due to COVID!
 
Better Gnomes & Gardens
Owner
Landscaping & Home Improvement business
 
Hopeful Baptist Church
Co-Director of the Pre-School Ministry and Sunday School Teacher
 
Lake City Police Department's
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Active member and Secretary
 
Ministry Leader: Counsel people suffering from addiction and/or homelessness.