Danielle Chaprnka has been in public education for 21 years. Danielle is a Michigan native who earned her undergraduate degree in elementary education from Saginaw Valley State University. She then moved on to Naples, FL, where she began her career in education. Danielle has taught grades PreK-5, served as a Reading Coach, Dean, Assistant Principal, Principal, and has taught reading and teacher preparation courses at the college level. She holds a Master’s Degree in Reading Education from Florida Gulf Coast University, and both a Specialist and Doctorate Degree in Ed. Leadership from the University of Florida. Danielle, her husband, Frank, and their daughter, Paloma, who is an accomplished, young classical guitarist, are all thrilled to be returning home and settling into Northwest Michigan. Danielle is excited and honored to be joining the Benzie Central Schools’ Community. Go Huskies!