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Senior Leadership Team

Dr. David Watson- Head of School

Dr. David Watson was appointed to the position of Head of School at Community School of Naples during school year 2012-13. Originally from the United Kingdom, but now a resident of the United States for over thirteen years, he holds degrees from universities in three different European countries.

After a career as a teacher of Modern Languages, Dr. Watson took up his first school Headship in 1995. He has successfully led prestigious independent schools ever since in the United States, the Middle East and Far East. Dr. Watson is a former elected Board member and Treasurer of the Council of International Schools (CIS), representing the interests of hundreds of schools around the world, and was Chair of the Board of the Council of International Schools in the Americas (CIStA), representing schools in North, Central and South America.

In addition, Dr. Watson has chaired school accreditation teams in the United States and overseas, served in leadership capacities on regional associations and has published a number of articles on fundraising, governance and other aspects of school leadership. In 2009 he was awarded the Medal of Honor from the Mission Laique in France for his services to education.

Mr. Eric Miles- Head of Upper School

Mr. Eric Miles has been a member of the Upper School Administration since 2008, having served as Upper School Dean of Students (2008-11), Dean of Academic Affairs (2011-14), and currently Head of Upper School (2014-present). He teaches AP Seminar and AP Economics. He also sponsors Harvard Model Congress and Student Government. Mr. Miles has been the Head Boys Soccer Coach since 2013, leading the team to back-to-back District Championships (2015, 2016) and to the school’s first Regional Championship in Boys Soccer (2016). Mr. Miles has coached club soccer since 1998. In addition, he played college soccer at Barry University and University of West Florida and holds an NSCAA National Diploma.

Earlier in his teaching career, Mr. Miles spent eight years at Gulf Breeze High School teaching Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics, AP Microeconomics, and AP Macroeconomics. He was named the Rookie Teacher of the Year (2000), the GBHS Golden Apple Winner (2008) and a Santa Rosa County Teacher of the Year Finalist (2008). Mr. Miles and his wife Heather (Middle School History Teacher), have three sons: Brendan '17, Ethan '19, and Aidan '22.

He is working towards a Ph.D. in Education and Curriculum at University of West Florida (’20).

Mrs. Jacqueline McCormick- Head of Middle School

Mrs. Jacqueline McCormick became Head of Middle School in 2014. Prior to serving as Middle School Head, she was Head of Upper School from 2009-2014. This is Mrs. McCormick's 20th Year at CSN. She taught Humanities and History in CSN’s Middle and Upper Schools and served as Department Chair and Dean of Academic Affairs. A graduate of Park College in Parkville, Missouri, Mrs. McCormick holds a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Business Managment. She is co-founder of the Consortium of South Florida Independent School Administrators and has completed a Harvard University program on Learning Differences.

Dr. Donna Norkeliunas- Head of Lower School

Donna Norkeliunas earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from the State University of New York at Cortland, and an M.S. in Elementary Education from the State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2015 Donna received an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Lynn University. Over the past 30 years, Donna has taught or held educational leadership positions in Florida, New York, Washington State and at an International School in Germany.  Dr. Norkeliunas and her husband have four children, Kristin '11, Katherine '12, Jack '16 and Madeline '21. 

Mr. Paul Selvidio- Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Paul Selvidio is CSN's Chief Financial Officer and Head Football Coach. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  Prior to becoming the CFO at CSN, he practiced public accounting and consulting for nearly seven years at a large national accounting and consulting firm. 

Mr. Selvidio began his coaching career at CSN as the defensive line and running backs coach during the 2013 season.  He became Head Football Coach in 2014 and led the team to a 10-2 season.  The 2014 team finished fifth in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference (SSAC) with a victory in SSAC’s Florida Bowl. The 2015 season was another 10-win season, with a trip to the Region playoffs, and saw a return to the FHSAA 2A classification.  Coach Selvidio continues to work with the offensive and defensive lines as their respective position coach in addition to his duties as the Head Football Coach.

Mr. Selvidio is married to his wife Brooke, and has three children, Makayla '30, Peter and Elizabeth.

Dr. Vivienne Carr- Director of Learning & Technology

Dr. Vivienne Carr comes from the northeast where she has served as Associate Professor and Director of the Instructional Design and Technology Program with specialization in School Library Media at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. During her more than 22-year tenure at the university, Dr. Carr held positions as Assistant Provost in Academic Affairs and Director of Student Services in SetonWorldWide, and was instrumental in the launch of the first online programs. She has published and presented research papers on the impact of technology in education and has a strong passion for 21st century technology-infused teaching and learning with social responsibility in global digital citizenship. Dr. Carr is a graduate of Seton Hall University where she earned all her degrees, including a Ph.D. in Education Administration and Supervision. She and her husband have a daughter Katherine ’22.

Mr. Benjamin Pastor- Director of Advancement

Mr. Benjamin Pastor joined the CSN Advancement team after more than eight years in Development at the Taft School in Connecticut.  A decade after graduating from Taft, Mr. Pastor joined the administration as Assistant Director of Development. During his time there, he was a key part of the school’s $150MM capital campaign. Mr. Pastor oversees CSN’s Vision 2020 campaign, helping our school raise $20MM. He is a graduate of Hamilton College, where he earned his B.A. in Government.  Mr. Pastor and his wife Ledlie have two daughters, Lilly ’30 and Addie ’32.

Col. Bart Weiss- Director of Athletic Operations

Col. Bart Weiss is a graduate of the USAF Academy. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan, but grew up in Naples and graduated from Naples High School. He retired from the United States Air Force after nearly 30 years of service, and during his career in the Air Force he led and commanded flying squadrons and multiple operational units worldwide. In addition to these leadership experiences, he served in Washington D.C. working alongside both military leaders and members of Congress, including piloting AF One and AF Two during the Clinton/Gore administration. Over his last 15 years in the service, he deployed to the Indian Ocean, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. During his last five years, he led 480 cadet-candidates through a balanced curriculum of military training, academic education and athletic competition. As Deputy Athletic Director of the USAF Academy, he transitioned the Academy's Athletic Department from a government-based organization to a $42 million non-profit corporation, oversaw 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams and supervised physical education and fitness programs for 4,000 USAF Academy cadets. Col. Weiss has four children, Tyler, Cooper '17, Parker '19 and Olivia '21.

Mrs. Tricia Helenbolt- Director of Admissions & Marketing

Mrs. Tricia Helenbolt joined the CSN staff in 2013 after more than five years as the Director of Admissions & Marketing for another private school in Southwest Florida. Prior to that, she oversaw all special events, public relations, and communications for an independent school in Pasadena, California.  Mrs. Helenbolt received her B.A. from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California.

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