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Assistant Principal

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Joe Frana


Mr. Frana began his career as an educator in 1989 and served in many teaching roles as well as athletic coach and athletic director through 2004. In 2004, he was appointed to an Administrative Dean position at West Orange High School in Orange County. He joined the Lake County Schools’ school-based administrative team in 2005 and served as an assistant principal at Pine Ridge Elementary, Gray Middle School, and South Lake High School through 2013. In 2013, he was appointed principal of Astatula Elementary and served there through 2015. In August of 2015, he served as an assistant principal at Lake Minneola High School. In October of 2016 he was appointed principal of Moton Elementary School in Hernando County where he served until January of 2018. Mr. Frana is known for building strong relationships with and among staff, students and school community. He has a record of accomplishment of successfully influencing increases in school grade data in his various roles as a school-based administrator.