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Professional Educator

Fort Myers, FL
April 28, 2021

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Joan Mary Madonna

**** ***** ***. **. *****, Fl. 33916



* Masters of Education (2003) Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL.

* Bachelors of Science, (1985) Physical Education, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.

*Associates in General Studies (1982) College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.

* Recreational Leadership, (1979) Red Rocks Community College, Golden,Co.


Florida Professional Educator’s Certificate, Elementary Education Grades 1-6, Primary Education Grades K- 3, ESOL Endorsement

Illinois Professional Educator’s Certificate, Teaching Physical Education K-12 type 10


City of Ft. Myers, Eastwood Golf Course, concession and beverage cart server, Ft. Myers, FL. (2019-present)

Vineyards Elementary School (K, 1st and 2nd) Naples, FL., Collier County, (2010-2018)

Tommie Barfield Elementary School (K, 1st, 2nd grade) Marco Island, Florida, Collier County (1998-2010)

Everglades City School, (Pre-Kindergarten) Everglades City, Florida, Collier County (1996-1998)

Pembroke Pines Elementary, (Kindergarten) Pembroke Pines, Florida, Broward County (1989-1992)

St. Lawrence Catholic School, (PE, AD, Softball, Volleyball coach) N. Miami Beach, Florida (1986-1988)

Warrenville Community Club, Recreation Director, Gymnastics Instructor, Warrenville, Illinois (1980-1986)

Independent Musician, Rhythm Guitar, percussions, voice, song writer, Colorado and Illinois (1977-1982)


First Recreation Director for the City of Warrenville Illinois

Athletic Director in Miami Archdioceses All Conference Sports

Designed school logo for St. Lawrence School

Published Poet, Red Rocks Community College

Served on Marco Island Parks & Recreation Committee & Macke Park Master Plan

Conducted research project in master’s program comparing effectiveness in teaching styles

Designed CD entitled “Time for Teaching”, with research on classroom management

Served on public school committee’s: Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Science, Technology,

SIT (School Improvement Team),PET (Professional Educators Training), Sunshine Social,

Steering, Education Partnership and PTO

Peer teacher for new teachers coming into the Collier County system

Developed and implemented a Science Vocabulary program to serve all grades K-5

Developed IEP’s, (Individual Education Plans), AIP’s (Academic Improvement Plans), Data

Warehouse entrees For ESOL, Gifted, Special Education and all students

Developed a program with Collier County Education Foundation Partnership Program

Kindergarten Classes from the Community peers with Public school Kindergarten class

Counseled families involved with Florida Federal Early Intervention Pre-K Head Start program

Nominated a student for Collier County “Do the Right Thing” award

Synthesized and planned a special remembrance program for Veterans Day

Taught catechism & prepared 2nd graders for their confirmation and first Holy communism

Climbed Long Peak 12,000 feet, Estes Park, Colorado

Volunteer Experience: Social Media administrator for Collier County Veterans Council, “Patriot Guard Rider” (PGR), where motorcyclist honor and escort veterans in memorial services, Career mentoring with young adults for “Valerie’s House”, Greeter at Cape Coral Veterans Association (VA), Habitat for Humanity home building and Restore construction, VFW Post 7721 Auxiliary Member.

INTERESTS: Music of all genres, writing lyrics and poetry, photography, cycling, pickleball, hiking, gardening, nature, motorcycle missions, architecture, dogs, and faith. The need to inform and motivate people to do what is right in health and education.

REFERENCES: Available upon request

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