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Principals move in Hillsborough



Scott Weaver, principal at Westchase Elementary School, has been named the new principal of Martinez Middle School, to replace Dallas Jackson. Jackson is now an administrator on special assignment for student management reconstruction. Weaver, 42, has been with the district since 1997 and at Westchase since 2008.

At its Tuesday meeting, the Hillsborough County School Board also promoted Joseph Castelli, the assistant principal for curriculum at Armwood High School, as principal. Castelli, 35, has been at Armwood since 2012. He's the school's third principal this year, replacing Mark West and Michael Ippolito before him.

The district also promoted Marie Whelan, the principal of Gaither High School, to the job of Administrator on Special Assignment in the Empowering Effective Teachers program.

Dena Collins was named Manager of Personnel Services.

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:19am]


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