Mrs. Krits has served as Principal of Oakstone Academy Palm Beach since October 2011 of our inaugural year. Mrs. Krits earned a Bachelor of Arts in education from Florida Atlantic University, and obtained her master’s degree in educational leadership from University of West Florida. She has her Florida Administrator’s License (K-12), Florida Elementary Teaching License (K-6), ESOL Endorsement, Preschool Staff Credential, and is certified in Cornell University’s Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. Since the foundation of Oakstone Academy Palm Beach, Mrs. Krits was mentored directly by Dr. Rebecca Morrison and her administrative team, and continues to work closely with the Ohio founding leadership to further the Social Immersion Model.
Mrs. Krits has previously worked for the Palm Beach County School District, including for Title I schools where she assisted students in need of remediation and high performers. She has a broad range of teaching experiences and has taught children from diverse cultural, economic, and learning backgrounds, including students with exceptional needs (“ESE”) as well as gifted students. She has experience in teaching mandatory testing grade levels, has served as a grade chair for several years in a large school, and has taught after-school and summer tutorials for students who required remediation in certain academic areas.
Mrs. Krits’ experience in all aspects of teaching and related administrative practices such as drafting Individualized Education Plans (“IEP”), gifted referrals, observational record development, differentiation, behavior management, and student data aggregation, make her an ideal complement to the Oakstone Academy team, enhancing the ability for Oakstone Academy to serve its diverse students needs. Her educational philosophy is geared towards providing access to academic rigor and opportunities for social development that are tailored to students of varying skill levels.