Ms. Asia O'Neal is the proud Assistant Principal of Sabal Palm Elementary School. Before arriving at Sabal Palm, Ms. O'Neal served in various capacities in Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, FL. As a teacher, Ms. O'Neal served as a Reading and Math teacher. In 2015-2016, Ms. O'Neal was recognized as Teacher of the Year for West Jacksonville Elementary School, who went from an "F" to a "C" in one year.
Ms. O'Neal also served as a Literacy Coach for Windy Hill Elementary School for four consecutive years. Ms. O'Neal holds a master's degree in Educational Leadership from University of North Florida.
Ms. O'Neal focuses on increasing student achievement, supporting and developing teachers/staff, and building positive relationships with the families she serves. As the Assistant Principal, she will continue to use her hands-on approach by spending time in classrooms, assisting where needed, completing classroom observations, and providing one-on-one feedback to teachers.
"Fortunate" is Ms. O'Neal's word to describe how she feels about becoming Assistant Principal of Sabal Palm.