Meet the Wellmont Staff
Our talented and loving crew of teachers are always excited about engaging with students and parents to promote a great learning environment and to prepare our students for success. We are privileged to have such a gifted group of leaders here at Wellmont.
Founder and Principal
Mrs. Marolf has been teaching in the homeschool community for over 10 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Voice Minor from Houghton College in 1995. In 2010, she started Wellmont Academy.
School Administrator and Director of Admissions
Economics, Personal Finance
Mrs. Palmer has a tremendous talent for organization and passionately loves educating the children in her life. She currently keeps the office running smoothly and directs all of Wellmont's admission activity.
Mrs. Materasso holds a BS in K-12 Exceptional Student Education, with Certification in K-6 Elementary Education and ESOL Endorsement. Loraine left teaching shortly after her son was born, at which time she established “Alphabet Academy Home Childcare”, an opportunity which allowed her to remain in the home and more involved in the lives of her two children.
1st Grade, Running Club
Mrs. Carvin and her family attend First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks and she serves as our 1st grade teacher and assists with Running Club.
3rd Grade, 7-12 Drama
Mrs. Ammons graduated from Trinity College of Florida in 2002 with a major in Bible and a minor in Elementary Education. She received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Columbia International University.
Mrs. Schweiger received her BS from St. Petersburg College in K-12 Exceptional Student Education with an ESOL endorsement and is also qualified in Elementary Education. She taught Special Education and worked as a Family Educator with Head Start Preschool. Rachel and her husband serve at Starkey Road Baptist Church.
5th Grade, 3-6 Drama
Angie has been a teacher for 16 years and began teaching middle school grades at a local Christian school. Angie enjoys every opportunity to teach while home schooling at the same time.
6th Grade, American Sign Language
Ms. Lindquist graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a degree in Bible Theology. In 2005, she traveled to Congo to teach grades 3,4,5, and 6 in a deaf school under Christian Mission for the Deaf.
Middle and High School Teachers
Biology, Physical Science, General Science, Art
Dennis DiNoia has been immersed in education for over 25 years. He holds a M.A. in Education from the University of South Florida and has been a Florida State Certified Secondary Mathematics Teacher since 1988. He has been named to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and is known to his students as Mr. D.
Algebra I, Geometry
Mrs. Consigny earned a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Information Technology and Marketing from the University of South Florida. She has ten years of experience as a Systems Analyst for a defense contractor in St. Petersburg and has a desire to help students develop a love for math. Mrs. Consigny and her family serve at Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg.
Biology, Chemistry, Student Council
Mrs. Provard has been a pediatric nurse at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg for more than 20 years. She loves helping students learn science and making the process fun. Mrs. Provard and her family attend Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg and she also teaches science at CHoSEN Co-op.
Sculpture, Pre-Algebra, Algebra II
Mrs. Miranda earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics and Photography. Her true love is missions and has participated in short term work in Kenya, Uganda, and Honduras. Mrs. Miranda and her family attend Bridgepoint Church in St. Petersburg.
Physical Education, Running Club
Mrs. Kulczar is a certified personal trainer and aerobics instructor and a home school mom of 3. Tia and her family attend and serve in various ministries at Calvary Chapel Saint Petersburg.
Old and New Testament Survey
Logic, CLEP Collegiate Psychology,
Movies as Literature
Mrs. Haley holds a BS in Early Childhood Education, with a Masters Certificate in Reading for K-12th grade. Becky and her husband have seven children and have been blessed to homeschool since day one.
World History, US History, CLEP Government, English, Health
Ms. Radford graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors degree in Speech Pathology and minors in Audiology and Psychology. She has homeschooled her boys for the past 15 years. She is an avid reader of The Classics, Historical fiction and Contemporary fiction.
Discipleship, Life of David, 7-12 Drama, CLEP Speech
Chuck Ammons is the Teaching Pastor at South Brandon Worship Center in Brandon, FL. He holds both a Bachelors and a Master of Divinity degree in the field of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministry.
Mrs. Geier has a heart for serving and finds great joy inspiring others to set and achieve goals based on their gifting. She has led teams working in impoverished areas as well as with refugees teaching skills to be used to earn income. Stacy has also spent time as an elementary cheer coach winning regional and national championships.