Mr. Christopher Gibbs (K)
Christopher Gibbs has been teaching at Samsula Academy since its conversion to a charter school in 2008. He graduated with his B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida and recently completed his M.S. degree in Elementary Reading and Literacy from Walden University. Mr. Gibbs is currently working on his doctrine from Walden University. Mr. Gibbs has taught both first grade and kindergarten and enjoys teaching reading and writing.
Christopher Gibbs is married and has a teenage stepson. Mr. Gibbs enjoys spending evenings with his wife, Stephanie. Christopher and Stephanie are currently expecting a new addition to their family in October. When not working, Mr. Gibbs enjoys traveling, trap shooting, and spending time with his family.
Mrs. Shannon Bowden (K)
Shannon Bowden is excited to be entering the classroom once again after a decade hiatus. Mrs. Bowden is proud to call Samsula Academy her school of choice. As a PTA member, parent, and former kindergarten assistant, Shannon Bowden is very eager to begin the year. She graduated with her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida and is currently working on her reading endorsement. Mrs. Bowden has formerly taught third grade gifted, a K/1 combo, and kindergarten. Mrs. Bowden was also a kindergarten assistant at Samsula Academy last year.
Shannon Bowden is married and has two children, both of whom went to/attend Samsula Academy. Shannon enjoys reading, boating, and spending time with her family.
- August 12th (6:00PM) Kindergarten Orientation
- August 13th (11:00AM) Meet the Teacher
- August 16th (7:45AM) First Day of Kindergarten