Donna Drisdom



Currently, the Principal and CEO of Edward W Bok Academy North, Donna M Drisdom received her bachelor’s in Education from Florida A & M University and her master’s in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She has a wealth of experience with over 30 years of dedicated service to the students, faculty and staff of the Polk County School System in the roles of teacher, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Principal of Secondary Education.

Jonathan Hodach

                                                                                                                           Assistant Principal            

Jonathan Hodach is the assistant principal who works with students to ensure that they are challenged academically and behaviorally. Jonathan believes that students will become independent thinkers and leaders with hard work and dedication. Jonathan has worked with students for 15 years and has embraced the ability to change the mindset of students to become independent thinkers.

Jonathan holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Stetson University. Jonathan has a beautiful wife and two loving children. They like to spend their time outdoors, fishing, and camping. 

Toi Speed

Assistant Principal

Toi Speed is the assistant principal of curriculum at Edward W. Bok Academy North. She ensures that students and staff are equipped with research-based, hands-on instruction that engages and empowers students to grow and develop their inquiry of knowledge. 

Toi received her undergraduate and masters from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. She received her Specialist in Educational Leadership from Nova Southern University. She models the learner profiles of being principled and a lifelong learner in her daily life. She is an asset to the Bok North Family and we welcome her expertise in education of over twenty years with open arms as we continue to build the future of Bok North together. 

Harry Agee

Dean of Students