David Sanon profile picture                     Dr. David Sanon,


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 Dr. David Sanon is the enthusiastic new Principal of Diplomat Elementary. As a product of the Lee County School system, Dr. Sanon has served in various educational roles, including Classroom Teacher, Assistant Principal at Franklin Park Elementary and Mirror Lakes Elementary, Principal of Mirror Lakes Elementary, and Coordinator in Professional Development and Recruitment. Most recently, he was the Assistant Director of Leadership Development, where he oversaw the district's leadership pipeline. Dr. Sanon is a three-time graduate and adjunct faculty member of Florida Gulf Coast University, having earned bachelor's and master's degrees in Special Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Go Eagles!


Dr. Sanon's philosophy is driven by his two educational mantras:

"We believe, therefore they achieve."

"They can, therefore they will."


Dr. Sanon looks forward to working with parents, students, and staff to continue the high academic and behavioral expectations that make Diplomat Elementary a great school!

Jenny Edwards




 Jenny Edwards,

 Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Edwards spent her childhood growing up in Minnesota and helping her mom run a children’s entertainment company. It was this experience that motivated her to pursue a career in education.  She moved to Florida to attend Florida Gulf Coast University and earned a master’s in Educational Leadership. She taught for 14 years at Diplomat before going into administration. She was chosen as Lee County's Golden Apple "Teacher of Distinction" in 2007. Ms. Edwards taught 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade before becoming the Assistant Principal of Diplomat Elementary.
Mrs. Edwards is honored to be a member of a Quality School that focuses on the whole child, not only through academics but also socially and emotionally. She believes Diplomat’s mission, to develop dedicated and responsible learners, and respectful and compassionate individuals, is important to our future community and our competitive world. In her spare time, Mrs. Edwards enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family.