FINE ARTS TEACHERS, SLP & ESE

Fine Arts

Coach Ocampo

Phys Ed K-8

Mrs. Ocampo was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. She came to Florida at the age of 18 on a soccer scholarship and attended FIU, where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Physical Education. She has been teaching for 17 years and going on year 5 at GSOTA. She is married with 3 kids, girl boy twins age 11 and a daughter age 9. When she is not teaching she is running around with the kids to their sporting events and coaching their soccer teams and girls High School Varsity. Not to mention enjoying all the time with the family outdoors. She also continues to play soccer, which is still her passion. Her students are like her kids and always make sure they have fun and treat them like her own.

Ms. Griffin

Art K-8

Jennifer Griffin is a Florida native having lived the past 25 years in Palm Beach County. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree specializing in Art History and Women’s Studies. Later, she earned her teaching certificate in both Elementary Education and Visual Arts K-12. Ms. Griffin has worked as a teacher over the past 20 years including nursery school, elementary education and art K-12. Furthermore, she has spent time as a nanny, manager of a children’s art studio and as a mother. In her spare time, you can find Ms. Griffin helping animals, at the beach, or making art to share with her students. This is her fifth year at GSOTA and she is happy to be a part of every student’s educational experience.

Ms. Brianna

Tech Arts K-8 & Tech Coordinator

Ms. Bri is a New Jersey native but moved to Palm Beach Gardens in 1993. She received her Associates of Arts from Tallahassee Community College and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Bri & her fiancé Clay will be welcoming their first child, Crew Smith, in December 2020. Outside of teaching, Ms. Bri loves to spend time with her family, attend sporting events and relax while boating.

Coach Jay

Mindfulness Teacher

Support Services

Mrs. Rice

ESE Coordinator

Mrs. Rice is originally from Michigan and first moved to Florida in 2001. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Some years later she earned her master’s degree in reading from Barry University in Miami. She has 20 years of experience and is certified in Elementary Education K-6; Reading, ESOL, and ESE K-12. Additionally, she has certification in TESOL/TESL/TEFL. Her teaching journey began overseas as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Kiribati where she trained elementary school teachers and taught middle school for over 2 years. After months of traveling and then spending a year in Florida working for a Non-Profit Organization, she went back overseas to teach in Japan. She taught in the middle & elementary schools in her town, as well as taught adult English classes at night. She has lived in Florida for about 15 years teaching students of varying exceptionalities in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach County. This is her 9th year at GSOTA and she has welcomed the opportunity to evolve and grow throughout her time here. She has taught K-2, MS Intensive Reading, SEL, and served as the reading interventionist and ESE Teacher. She truly enjoys being part of the GSOTA family and is currently the contact for ESE, 504, and ESOL services and School-Based Team Leader. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband traveling, camping, and enjoying the outdoors.

Ms. Mosier

Guidance Professional


Mrs. Becker

Reading Specialist Teacher


Mrs. Williams

ESE Teacher


Mrs. Whitaker

Speech-Language Therapist