Our Team

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Susy Boschetti

Academic Director

Susy Boschetti holds a Masters in Educational Leadership, as well as Teacher Certification and Principal Certification in the State of Florida. She is the founding director and owner of SALT and its franchises since 2016. Most importantly, she is a mom of two children who have inspired her to create the most beneficial academic environment for children.

 

Susy has had experience in both private and public school settings. She dedicates herself to taking the best of both settings into SALT, providing students an environment without labels. Education has always been her passion and her goal is to always work to keep SALT growing and improving.

    

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Susy Boschetti

Academic Director

Susy Boschetti holds a Masters in Educational Leadership, as well as Teacher Certification and Principal Certification in the State of Florida. She is the founding director and owner of SALT and its franchises since 2016. Most importantly, she is a mom of two children who have inspired her to create the most beneficial academic environment for children.

 

Susy has had experience in both private and public school settings. She dedicates herself to taking the best of both settings into SALT, providing students an environment without labels. Education has always been her passion and her goal is to always work to keep SALT growing and improving.

    

Susy Boschetti

Academic Director
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Susy Boschetti holds a Masters in Educational Leadership, as well as Teacher Certification and Principal Certification in the State of Florida. She is the founding director and owner of SALT and its franchises since 2016. Most importantly, she is a mom of two children who have inspired her to create the most beneficial academic environment for children.

 

Susy has had experience in both private and public school settings. She dedicates herself to taking the best of both settings into SALT, providing students an environment without labels. Education has always been her passion and her goal is to always work to keep SALT growing and improving.

    

Mrs. Rios

Administrative Director

Mrs. Rios has been in the education field since 1998. She is passionate about developing a strengths-based school community that values and leverages each child and staff member’s unique talents and strengths. Mrs. Rios oversees records and registration, and is our liaison with the community. She is very hands-on with the daily activities of SALT, and you will often see her at dismissal talking with teachers and parents all around the school.

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Mrs. Rios

Administrative Director
Mrs. Rios has been in the education field since 1998. She is passionate about developing a strengths-based school community that values and leverages each child and staff member’s unique talents and strengths. Mrs. Rios oversees records and registration, and is our liaison with the community. She is very hands-on with the daily activities of SALT, and you will often see her at dismissal talking with teachers and parents all around the school.
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Mrs. Rios

Administrative Director
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Mrs. Rios has been in the education field since 1998. She is passionate about developing a strengths-based school community that values and leverages each child and staff member’s unique talents and strengths. Mrs. Rios oversees records and registration, and is our liaison with the community. She is very hands-on with the daily activities of SALT, and you will often see her at dismissal talking with teachers and parents all around the school.
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Stephanie Klipfel

Lead Teacher Middle and High School

Stephanie joined the team in 2016, bringing her extensive knowledge and passion of language arts with her. She holds a Masters Degree in Education, and with her previous experience in the public school setting decided to journey into the world of homeschooling. She uses the classical trivium and classical education pillars of grammar, logic, and rhetoric in her instruction. Stephanie has two very successful older children, a grandson, and two younger children who join us at SALT. Her patience, character, and dedication is admirable.

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Stephanie Klipfel

Lead Teacher Middle and High School
Stephanie joined the team in 2016, bringing her extensive knowledge and passion of language arts with her. She holds a Masters Degree in Education, and with her previous experience in the public school setting decided to journey into the world of homeschooling. She uses the classical trivium and classical education pillars of grammar, logic, and rhetoric in her instruction. Stephanie has two very successful older children, a grandson, and two younger children who join us at SALT. Her patience, character, and dedication is admirable.

Stephanie Klipfel

Lead Teacher Middle and High School
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Stephanie joined the team in 2016, bringing her extensive knowledge and passion of language arts with her. She holds a Masters Degree in Education, and with her previous experience in the public school setting decided to journey into the world of homeschooling. She uses the classical trivium and classical education pillars of grammar, logic, and rhetoric in her instruction. Stephanie has two very successful older children, a grandson, and two younger children who join us at SALT. Her patience, character, and dedication is admirable.

April Langford

Teacher Grades 4-5

When April came looking at SALT for her youngest daughter and found out we were hiring, she realized this could be an opportunity for both of them! April’s passion for meeting the unique needs of every student drives her teaching. In addition, SALT’s unique mission and vision to provide educational tools and experiences that create lifelong learners was so inline with her own teaching philosophy that she decided to seek a position at SALT. April holds a Masters in Special Education from the University of Florida as well as teacher certification in Exceptional Student Education for kindergarten through twelfth grade. April recently completed the graduate Dyslexia Specialist Certification at the University of Florida. She also has experience in the public, private, and homeschool settings.

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April Langford

Teacher Grades 4-5
When April came looking at SALT for her youngest daughter and found out we were hiring, she realized this could be an opportunity for both of them! April’s passion for meeting the unique needs of every student drives her teaching. In addition, SALT’s unique mission and vision to provide educational tools and experiences that create lifelong learners was so inline with her own teaching philosophy that she decided to seek a position at SALT. April holds a Masters in Special Education from the University of Florida as well as teacher certification in Exceptional Student Education for kindergarten through twelfth grade. April recently completed the graduate Dyslexia Specialist Certification at the University of Florida. She also has experience in the public, private, and homeschool settings.
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April Langford

Teacher Grades 4-5
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When April came looking at SALT for her youngest daughter and found out we were hiring, she realized this could be an opportunity for both of them! April’s passion for meeting the unique needs of every student drives her teaching. In addition, SALT’s unique mission and vision to provide educational tools and experiences that create lifelong learners was so inline with her own teaching philosophy that she decided to seek a position at SALT. April holds a Masters in Special Education from the University of Florida as well as teacher certification in Exceptional Student Education for kindergarten through twelfth grade. April recently completed the graduate Dyslexia Specialist Certification at the University of Florida. She also has experience in the public, private, and homeschool settings.
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Allyn Smith

Teacher Grades 2-3

Allyn recently joined our SALT family as we continue to grow. She is an outstanding educator and a mom to three outstanding boys. Her passion for whole child education brought her to us, as she searched for a place where she could develop not only a child’s cognitive-intellectual activity, but also integrity, initiative, and imagination. Her energy is truly contagious which is one of the reasons she leads our lower elementary group.

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Allyn Smith

Teacher Grades 2-3
Allyn recently joined our SALT family as we continue to grow. She is an outstanding educator and a mom to three outstanding boys. Her passion for whole child education brought her to us, as she searched for a place where she could develop not only a child’s cognitive-intellectual activity, but also integrity, initiative, and imagination. Her energy is truly contagious which is one of the reasons she leads our lower elementary group.

Allyn Smith

Teacher Grades 2-3
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Allyn recently joined our SALT family as we continue to grow. She is an outstanding educator and a mom to three outstanding boys. Her passion for whole child education brought her to us, as she searched for a place where she could develop not only a child’s cognitive-intellectual activity, but also integrity, initiative, and imagination. Her energy is truly contagious which is one of the reasons she leads our lower elementary group.

Stacie LoPinto

Teacher Grades K-1
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Stacie bravely ventured out in starting our K-1 program at SALT. She has an Undergraduate Degree in Special Education and a Masters in Reading and Literacy, but credits her greatest experience in being a mom to two beautiful girls. Cooperative, multi-sensory and hands-on learning is embedded in her classroom practices while fostering a safe and loving environment for her students.

Stacie LoPinto

Teacher Grades K-1
Stacie bravely ventured out in starting our K-1 program at SALT. She has an Undergraduate Degree in Special Education and a Masters in Reading and Literacy, but credits her greatest experience in being a mom to two beautiful girls. Cooperative, multi-sensory and hands-on learning is embedded in her classroom practices while fostering a safe and loving environment for her students.
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Stacie LoPinto

Teacher Grades K-1

Stacie bravely ventured out in starting our K-1 program at SALT. She has an Undergraduate Degree in Special Education and a Masters in Reading and Literacy, but credits her greatest experience in being a mom to two beautiful girls. Cooperative, multi-sensory and hands-on learning is embedded in her classroom practices while fostering a safe and loving environment for her students.

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Richard Battin

History and Science

Richard Battin has taught at the high school and college level in California and graduate students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He has a B.A. in journalism and a master’s in history as well as minors in English, anthropology and creative writing. Between teaching assignments, Mr. Battin worked for more than four decades as a reporter and editor at daily newspapers in California, Indiana, and Illinois, including three Pulitzer Prize winners. His play, “Feint of Heart,” a comedy based on his experiences in community theater, has been produced in Fort Wayne and Chicago. He and his wife, Adrienne have been married since 1974. They have two adult daughters, one of whom (Lizy Bloom) teaches Art at SALT, and three young grandchildren.

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Richard Battin

History and Science
Richard Battin has taught at the high school and college level in California and graduate students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He has a B.A. in journalism and a master’s in history as well as minors in English, anthropology and creative writing. Between teaching assignments, Mr. Battin worked for more than four decades as a reporter and editor at daily newspapers in California, Indiana, and Illinois, including three Pulitzer Prize winners. His play, “Feint of Heart,” a comedy based on his experiences in community theater, has been produced in Fort Wayne and Chicago. He and his wife, Adrienne have been married since 1974. They have two adult daughters, one of whom (Lizy Bloom) teaches Art at SALT, and three young grandchildren.

Richard Battin

History and Science
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Richard Battin has taught at the high school and college level in California and graduate students at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He has a B.A. in journalism and a master’s in history as well as minors in English, anthropology and creative writing. Between teaching assignments, Mr. Battin worked for more than four decades as a reporter and editor at daily newspapers in California, Indiana, and Illinois, including three Pulitzer Prize winners. His play, “Feint of Heart,” a comedy based on his experiences in community theater, has been produced in Fort Wayne and Chicago. He and his wife, Adrienne have been married since 1974. They have two adult daughters, one of whom (Lizy Bloom) teaches Art at SALT, and three young grandchildren.

Patrick Hogan

Middle and High School Math
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Patrick has recently joined the SALT team focusing on the upper grade math. He has been a practicing professional engineer for more than 35 years, a father of three adult children and granddad. Patrick’s previous teaching experience in math was at independent schools in Massachusetts. His focus on math is practice of the fundamentals, applying to the real world, and having fun learning.

Patrick Hogan

Middle and High School Math
Patrick has recently joined the SALT team focusing on the upper grade math. He has been a practicing professional engineer for more than 35 years, a father of three adult children and granddad. Patrick’s previous teaching experience in math was at independent schools in Massachusetts. His focus on math is practice of the fundamentals, applying to the real world, and having fun learning.
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Patrick Hogan

Middle and High School Math

Patrick has recently joined the SALT team focusing on the upper grade math. He has been a practicing professional engineer for more than 35 years, a father of three adult children and granddad. Patrick’s previous teaching experience in math was at independent schools in Massachusetts. His focus on math is practice of the fundamentals, applying to the real world, and having fun learning.

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Lizy Bloom

Art

Lizy went to Indiana University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Painting and a minor in Art History. In 2002 she began the Master’s program at Columbia College Chicago and earned a MAT in Interdisciplinary Arts Education. She taught art for 7 years until her daughter, Harper, was born. At which time she began her own design firm. She has spent the last ten years creating websites for small and local business and missing the hands-on field of teaching the entire time. She loves teaching again and is so happy to be teaching at SALT.

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Lizy Bloom

Art
Lizy went to Indiana University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Painting and a minor in Art History. In 2002 she began the Master’s program at Columbia College Chicago and earned a MAT in Interdisciplinary Arts Education. She taught art for 7 years until her daughter, Harper, was born. At which time she began her own design firm. She has spent the last ten years creating websites for small and local business and missing the hands-on field of teaching the entire time. She loves teaching again and is so happy to be teaching at SALT.

Lizy Bloom

Art
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Lizy went to Indiana University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art with a concentration in Painting and a minor in Art History. In 2002 she began the Master’s program at Columbia College Chicago and earned a MAT in Interdisciplinary Arts Education. She taught art for 7 years until her daughter, Harper, was born. At which time she began her own design firm. She has spent the last ten years creating websites for small and local business and missing the hands-on field of teaching the entire time. She loves teaching again and is so happy to be teaching at SALT.

Renara Braggs

Robotics
Ms. Renara joins SALT with her extensive engineering knowledge which includes embedded programming, control systems, automated decision making, and power electronics. She assists students in learning through vigorous explorations and understands that our students are informed, innovative, inquisitive, and inspiring. She’s a team player and we are lucky to have her as part of the SALT team!
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Renara Braggs

Robotics
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Ms. Renara joins SALT with her extensive engineering knowledge which includes embedded programming, control systems, automated decision making, and power electronics. She assists students in learning through vigorous explorations and understands that our students are informed, innovative, inquisitive, and inspiring. She’s a team player and we are lucky to have her as part of the SALT team!

Renara Braggs

Robotics

Ms. Renara joins SALT with her extensive engineering knowledge which includes embedded programming, control systems, automated decision making, and power electronics. She assists students in learning through vigorous explorations and understands that our students are informed, innovative, inquisitive, and inspiring. She’s a team player and we are lucky to have her as part of the SALT team!

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Pepe

SALT Therapy Dog

Pepe is a full-bred chocolate Standard Poodle. His favorite pastimes are playing and reading with the SALT students, napping, swimming in Lake Boca and self-serving ice from the refrigerator door. He loves greeting the students in the morning and dreams of being a lap dog.

Pepe

SALT Therapy Dog
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Pepe is a full-bred chocolate Standard Poodle. His favorite pastimes are playing and reading with the SALT students, napping, swimming in Lake Boca and self-serving ice from the refrigerator door. He loves greeting the students in the morning and dreams of being a lap dog.
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Pepe

SALT Therapy Dog
Pepe is a full-bred chocolate Standard Poodle. His favorite pastimes are playing and reading with the SALT students, napping, swimming in Lake Boca and self-serving ice from the refrigerator door. He loves greeting the students in the morning and dreams of being a lap dog.