Degrees and Certifications:
Freeman Williams III is the Dean of Students and the Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach at Caesar Rodney High School. Mr. Williams has worked in the Caesar Rodney School District for fifteen years. He was a third grade teacher at W.B. Simpson Elementary School, a K-2 Math resource teacher, and the Assistant Principal at Allen Frear Elementary School. In 2005, he was recognized as W.B Simpson’s Teacher of the Year. In 2009, he was recognized as the State of Delaware’s DIBC Coach of the Year. He was also recognized as the Henlopen Conference’s Coach of the Year for 2009 and 2014. Mr. Williams obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Wesley College in 1999 and earned his Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Wilmington College in 2006. Mr. Williams lives in Magnolia with his wife Tameka. They are the proud parents of eleven year old twins Brycen and Mason.
Degrees and Certifications:
BA- Social Studies EducationMA- School Counseling
Kristin Hannah is the Dean of Student Achievement and the current advisor for the Class of 2019. She has worked in education for the past 20 years which has entailed 13 years as a high School Chemistry Teacher and 7 years as a School Counselor. In 2014, Mrs. Hannah started working at the Caesar Rodney School District as a School Counselor in the high school; and in 2016, she started in her current position as a Dean. Mrs. Hannah earned her B.S degree in Chemistry Education from Delaware State University in 1996. In 2001, she earned her Master of Education in School Counseling from Wilmington University; in 2002, she earned her Master of Science in Chemistry Education from the University of Pennsylvania; and in 2013, she earned her certificate in School Administration from Wilmington University. Mrs. Hannah currently resides in Frederica with her husband Brad and their two daughters, Kathryn and Chloe.
Mr. John Muller is the Director of Theatre and the Reading Specialist at Caesar Rodney High School. He began teaching middle and high school English at Poland Central School (New York) in 1998 until 2003 when he and his family moved to Delaware. From 2003 until 2008, Mr. Muller taught English Language Arts at Fifer Middle School, where he was the Teacher of the Year for the 2006-2007 school year. In the fall of 2008, he moved to Caesar Rodney High School to take over the theatre program. Two years later in 2010, Mr. Muller added Reading Specialist to his list of duties at the high school. Mr. Muller holds a Master of Science degree from the State University of New York: Cortland in Education – Reading Specialist, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree from Utica College of Syracuse University in English Education. He and his wife, Nancy, reside in Dover; they have one child (Ian) who is a writer and lives in Boston. They have resolved their “empty nest” by opening a dog rescue for abused and neglected dogs. In his “spare” time, Mr. Muller can also be found within the many theatres across the State of Delaware, where he participates as an actor, director, stage hand and critic (for Stage Magazine).
Laini Bernard is the Math Specialist at Caesar Rodney High School. She is a 1997 graduate of Caesar Rodney High School. She attended the University of Delaware and began her career in education in 2002 at Caesar Rodney High School. Since 2002, she has served as a secondary, dually certified Special Education and Math teacher. In 2012, Mrs. Bernard earned her Masters in Educational Policy and Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington and was named Caesar Rodney High School’s Teacher of the Year. In 2013, Mrs. Bernard accepted the position of Math Specialist to build confidence and increase mathematical competence for all students.
She resides with her husband José, also a CRHS employee, and their two children, Kaiya and Adam, who attend W.B. Simpson elementary.
Det. Andrew Palese works for the Delaware State Police and is assigned to Troop 3. He currently is a School Resource Officer for Caesar Rodney High School. He graduated from the Delaware State Police Academy in 2003. After graduating, he spent 4 years on patrol at Troop 3. In 2008, he became a School Resource Officer and was assigned to Postlethwait Middle School before moving to the high school in 2009. Det. Palese holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Delaware.