Our faculty and staff are passionate in providing an engaging and interactive learning environment for our students.
Deriving our approaches from educational research and evidence-based strategies, we offer a unique educational experience to build critical life skills.
Amanda is a graduate of Florida State University, where she obtained a bachelors in Special Education and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught in the Escambia County School District for four years in a classroom designed specifically for students on the Autism spectrum.
She became the director of the new Holy Spirit Child Development Academy at her home parish, Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Perdido, FL. There, she worked diligently to build and open the new preschool. Missing her time in the special education classroom, Amanda decided to embrace the opportunity to blend her experiences.
Amanda is a graduate of St. John the Evangelist and Pensacola Catholic High School.
She is passionate about the opportunity to provide a Christ-centered Catholic education to high school students with special needs in our community, on her alma mater’s campus.
Tammy Crane is a graduate of what was once known as PJC earning a General AA degree. Afterwards she attended UWF and earned a BA degree in Special Education. Tammy was raised in Pensacola and after graduating college married T. P. Crane III of Pensacola. Tammy accompanied her husband to North Carolina as he pursued his career in Forestry. They built their family with two boys and a daughter. Tammy felt blessed to stay at home the first years of her children’s lives. Once their youngest child entered school, Tammy began teaching in the public school in Prattville, Alabama.
Tammy's career is truly diverse. Over the past 20 years, Tammy has taught across all grade levels and abilities levels. She worked in Autauga County Schools from 2003-2013. She taught as a resource and inclusion teacher. She has recently completed two years of being an advocate for the Mississippi Protection and Advocacy Agency. Tammy considers her strength to be her ability to adapt to change and be flexible. Over her career, she recognizes every day is a new day and really anyone can start their day over at any point during the day. This attitude supports her Christian belief in “forgiveness” and “grace.”
Tammy is excited and elated to have the opportunity to serve students here at Morning Star. Her family is transitioning back to Pensacola as her husband retires from 35 years in the paper business. Pensacola is home to Tammy, even though her family has been away for over 35 years.
Tanya is a graduate of UWF (Masters in Habilitative Science) and of Ashland University (Bachelors in Music). Tanya began her career in the PSC Disability Services.
Tanya returned to her home state of Ohio to work for The Ohio State University Disability Services as a Learning Disabilities Specialist. She developed the university’s first adaptive technology lab. For two years, she was a national trainer for a TRIO/Association for Higher Education grant. While president of a transition and communication consortium on learning disabilities in Ohio, Tanya drafted and led the development of a state white paper on Services for Adults with ADHD.
Tanya then accepted the challenge of launching an At-Risk Advising program at Marion Technical College. She designed and carried out every aspect of the program, which was very successful and is still thriving to date.
After rehabilitation from a severe accident, Tanya became the Learning Specialist at Ohio Wesleyan University; however, she was soon reconnected with a boyfriend (after 23 years), married him, and moved to Gulf Breeze.
She gained her teaching license in ESE and Middle School math and has been working for the Escambia County Schools. Tanya is excited to be part of the Mother Clelia High School family.
Chloe Diehl-Fulton is a graduate from the University of West Florida. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in History, a Bachelors of Science in Career and Technical Education: Workforce and Program Development, and a Masters of Education in Instructional Design and Technology Leadership with a concentration in Human Performance Improvement.
She recently started a doctoral program in Curriculum and Instruction (E.d.D.) at UWF. She serves the UWF Catholic community as an advisor for Catholic Campus Ministries a.k.a Catholic Argos.
Mrs. Fulton is an alumna of the 2022 Leadership Pensacola class with the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce. She served in the AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to American (VISTA) program as a data analyst for Achieve Escambia. She is also an active volunteer with Autism Pensacola Inc.
Sharing her love for Christ and a passion for faith-based education, she continues her work to make Mother Clelia Morning Star High School a household name in Pensacola, FL.
She is a parishioner at St. Rose of Lima in Milton, FL. She is a Level 1 Catechist of the Good Shepard.
In the ensuing 22 years, she not only taught her own children kindergarten through high school, but helped to start and ultimately direct a thriving homeschool co-op in West Pensacola. She worked within a large regional homeschool support league, serving as cell-group leader for the SW area, graduation coordinator, and as a homeschool liaison with the office of school choice in Escambia County.
With her youngest three sons deciding to give the local brick and mortar middle and high schools a try, she decided to head back to school herself and pursue a degree in Education Administration.
She brings her 26 years of parenting, administrative, and one-on-one teaching experience to the students of Morning Star each day - and loves every minute!
Alison is a graduate of Mississippi State University where she earned her Bachelors in Communication. She is also a proud alumna of St. Paul Catholic School and Pensacola Catholic High School.
Alison has 7 years of classroom experience which includes working with preschool and elementary school-aged children. She has a passion for faith-based education. She is eager to begin this career in working with high school students who have special needs.
Alison's hobbies include spending time with her husband and two boys who attend Sacred Heart Cathedral School. Together they enjoy boating, fishing, and being involved led in sports.
Alison looks forward to begin a part of our wonderful program and sharing her love for Christ.
Mother Clelia Morning Star High School provides a distinctively Catholic education to students with exceptionalities in the Pensacola community. By meeting our students unique academic, social, and emotional needs with Christ’s love and compassion, we prepare them for independence and success after high school.
It is the policy of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee to admit students of
any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges,
programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students
at the school. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex,
national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, and
athletic and other school-administered programs.
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