My name is Ms. Joette Whittingham and it is a privilege and an honor to be the Principal of Global Outreach Charter Academy High School, Go Kodiaks! I am a Virginia native and happy to call Jacksonville, Florida my second home.
This year will mark my eleventh year in education. I have varied experience as a teacher and school leader, both here in the U.S. and abroad. For the first six years of my career I served at both the middle and high school levels, sharing and teaching my love of mathematics. I then served for three years as Head of School at a private school and now here at GOCA as the school’s first High School Principal.
I love serving as a principal! My passion is developing positive relationships with everyone within the community, working with students as they grow, supporting teachers and staff so that they can reach their greatest potential, strengthening a connection between school and home, and a fostering a positive school culture. At our core, we know that the school to home partnership is what allows us to provide an extraordinary school experience for all students.