Ms. Cayasso comes to the school district with more than 40 years of experience in education with a focus in exceptional student education. Since 2013, she has served as the Director of Exceptional Student Education for the School District of Manatee County. From 2004 – 2013, Ms. Cayasso was the Director of Exceptional Student Education for Marion County Public Schools. Additional roles in her education career include District compliance specialist, resource compliance specialist, Articulation Coordinator, and Special Education Teacher of Social Studies.
Ms. Cayasso earned an Education Leadership degree from Stetson University; a Master of Science degree in Special Education from the College of New Rochelle; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from City College of New York; and an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Brookdale Community College.
As interim principal, Ms. Cayasso is a dedicated leader who is working collaboratively with staff and the school community to help each and every one of our GRASP achieve their fullest potential.