Meet Our New Administrators!
Welcome to Sleepy Hill Elementary School, home of the Explorers. We would like to welcome our new administrators for the 2017-18 school year.
Mr. Gregory Deal is our new principal. He is no stranger to the North Lakeland area and is a product of Polk County Schools. Mr. Deal received his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida. He was a classroom teacher for five years and a Title One Program Facilitator for three years. He later became the assistant principal for a total of three years at Padgett Elementary and North Lakeland Elementary. Mr. Deal has most recently been the principal at North Lakeland Elementary for the past 10 years. Mr. Deal is excited to start a new adventure here with our Sleepy Hill Explorers!
Mrs. Kulcher is our new Assistant Principal. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan – Flint, a Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the American College of Education, and a Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida. Mrs. Kulcher moved to Florida from Michigan in 2007 to begin her teaching career with Polk County Schools. She was an elementary classroom teacher for 5 years, an administrative intern for 1 year, and most recently, an Assistant Principal at Palmetto Elementary for 3 years. Mrs. Kulcher is looking forward to working with the Sleepy Hill students, staff and families this year!