Samantha Hynes

Lead Elementary Teacher


Ms. Sam will be starting her 4th year as Lead Elementary Teacher. She holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and is working on obtaining her Masters Degree.

Ms. Sam has been in special education since 2014. She has 12 years of experience working with children from Pre-K – 6th grade.

Before Ms. Sam began her career in education, she worked in a hospital as a CNA. She left in 2013 to pursue her true passion, teaching and helping children to learn and grow academically, behaviorally, socially and spiritually.

Ms. Sam was actively involved in our schools Challenger Baseball League. She currently resides in Zephyrhills with her family. In her spare time Ms. Sam enjoys spending time with her daughters and sharpening her skills by taking various classes and courses.

Ms. Sam holds several certificates to include:

  • 9 Cognitive-behavioral Therapy & Counseling
  • American Sign Language
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Early Childhood Management
  • Working with Students with Special Educational Needs