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Breanna Holtz

Breanna Holtz is the Dean of Student Achievement at Caesar Rodney High School. Ms. Holtz began her teaching career in 2017 at South Middle School in Grants Pass, Oregon, teaching Social Studies and Language Arts. After two years of teaching in Grants Pass, Ms. Holtz moved to Delaware and spent three years teaching at Fred Fifer III Middle School. In addition to teaching Language Arts and Social Studies at Fifer Middle School, Ms. Holtz advised the National Junior Honor Society, coached volleyball, and served as the Social Studies Department Head. With a passion for curriculum, Holtz has worked with the Delaware Department of Education to develop new 8th grade history lessons, as well as served on Caesar Rodney School District’s Humanities Council. Ms. Holtz strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all students and staff members, which led to her serving as Fifer’s Equity and Diversity Committee Chair, and being a member of the Caesar Rodney School District’s Equity Committee. Ms. Holtz was chosen as Fifer Middle School’s Teacher of the Year for 2022-2023. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in History with a minor in Psychology from Southern Oregon University in 2015. In 2017, Ms. Holtz graduated with her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Oregon State University. She is currently working on her school administration certification through the University of Delware’s Principal Preparation Program.

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Mr. Rayshaun Ward

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Mrs. June Walker

June Walker is the Dean of Student Achievement at Caesar Rodney High School. Mrs. Walker began her teaching career in 2008 at New Story, a private school for children on the spectrum. Mrs. Walker spent 8 years teaching special education (emotional support and learning support) at the Reading School District in Pennsylvania, 2 years as a learning support teacher at Reach Cyber Charter School, and 2 years as a 504 Coordinator. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1994, her Master’s Degree in Urban Education from Alvernia University in 2010, and her Education Specialist Degree from Northcentral University in 2021. She is currently working on her Doctorate Degree from Northcentral University and is dual-certified in elementary and special education. 

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Mrs. Jessica Jackson

Jessica Jackson is the Dean of Student Achievement at Caesar Rodney High School.  Mrs. Jackson began her teaching career in 1999, teaching Science at CRHS.  In 2001, Mrs. Jackson moved to the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District where she worked as a Science instructor for 12 years, served as Science Department Chair for 4 years, and worked with teachers throughout the state in developing science curriculum and providing professional development opportunities. In 2009, Mrs. Jackson transitioned into the role of Student Activities Coordinator while continuing to teach Chemistry at St. Georges Tech. She moved into the position of Director of the Delaware Teacher Center in 2013 before becoming an administrator in the Indian River School District in 2015.  For 6 years, Mrs. Jackson served as an assistant principal, working at both Sussex Central High School and Georgetown Elementary School, where she focused on the support and engagement of English Learners. Mrs.  Jackson earned her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Mary Washington College (now University of Mary Washington) in 1999 and her Masters in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University in 2007. She is currently working on her Doctorate at Seton Hall University in Educational Leadership, Management, and Policy. 

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Mrs. Laini Bernard

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.