Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Kerness

Dr. Kerness is the EPIC program teacher. Students can take 4 years of classes between 9th and 12th grades to prepare them for a career in education including Introduction to Education, Education Technology, Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction and Principles of Teaching just to name a few. Some classes in the EPIC program taught by Dr. Kerness are offered through a dual enrollment agreement with Saint Leo University and meet at WMHS.


Prior to joining the WMHS team, Dr. Kerness taught for the University of Central Florida in the College of Education where she supervised student teachers and taught education courses for 10 years.


Dr. Kerness is the faculty sponsor of National Honor Society, Florida Future Educators of America, and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.