Mrs. Cynthia Adams, Principal


Mrs. Adams received her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Exceptional Student Education from the University of Central Florida where she graduated with Cum Laude honors. She also received her Master's of Science Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University; GPA 4.0. Mrs. Adams holds Florida licenses and certifiImagecations in the areas of School Principal, Educational Leadership, Specific Learning Disabilities Grades K-12, Elementary Education Grades K-6 and National Certification in Mentoring. She has been employed by Brevard County Schools for nineteen years and has served as an Exceptional Education Teacher, an Elementary Academic Specialist, and was the Assistant Principal at Oak Park Elementary. Additionally she was honored to have been selected as a Guest Reading Instructor for Florida Southern College. Within this position, Mrs. Adams instructed a collegial level of peers in the course Clinical Applications of Reading.

Mrs. Adams has received the following awards and honors:
Brevard County's Assistant Principal of the Year 2009
Quest Elementary School's Teacher of the Year, 2004-2005
Recipient of the Brevard County Area IV Award of Excellence, 2002-2003
Challenger 7 Elementary School's Teacher of the Year, 2002-2003


Ms. Vanessa Judson,  Assistant Principal
Ms. Judson was born in Melbourne, FL and has lived in Brevard County at various times in her life. She has graduated with three degrees from the University of Central Florida: her Bachelors’ Degree in Exceptional Education, a Masters’ in Educational Leadership and a Masters’ in Educational Technology. Ms. Judson has had the opportunity to teach at many different levels from K to 8, with most of her experience with Varying Exceptionalities at grades 4-6. Ms. Judson was trained as an Accelerated Literacy Learning (A.L.L.) teacher and worked as such prior to going into administration in 1998.

Ms. Judson has had extensive training within her Brevard County School experience of 20 plus years to include being a trainer for Ruby Payne and for Running Records for the district. She has presented at national conferences on many occasions and authored an article in Learning Magazine. Other accomplishments include Ms. Judson as a co-developer of the 1997 Primary School of the Year Award-winning reading program. Ms. Judson is excited to be at Atlantis Elementary School. She believes that good character is one of the most important things a child can learn to become a contributing citizen of our noble country.