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New Polk County Public Schools Administrators Announced

May 24, 2016

The Polk County School Board approved the following appointments by Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd during the School Board’s May 24, 2016 meeting:


Tanya Dunnells-Assistant Principal, Citrus Ridge

Tanya Dunnells
Assistant Principal of Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy

Ms. Dunnells previously served as a classroom teacher and acting administrative assistant at Westside K-8 School in Kissimmee. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of West Florida, and a master’s in educational leadership from Argosy University.


Mahammad Shweil-Assistant Principal, Citrus Ridge

Mahammad Shweil
Assistant Principal of Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy

Mr. Shweil previously served as an assistant principal at Lake Gibson Middle School. He has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, and a master’s in educational leadership from the University of South Florida.