Wendy Genzel

Wendy Genzel

1st Grade


B.S. Elementary Education Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 1984


Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Genzel moved to Florida during her primary school years and grew up on the area beaches that she continues to enjoy to this day!  She now has two grown sons, a wonderful daughter-in-law, and three beautiful grandchildren that she shares her love of learning and the beaches with as often as possible!  She is passionate about nurturing children to form a lifelong love of knowledge and learning. Her hobbies include reading, gardening, and adventuring the outdoors.


1984 – 2011 Teacher Grades K –4, Summer Camp Director, Assistant Principal, Curriculum Coordinator  Wellington School, Seminole, FL

2011 – 2016    Second Grade Teacher Pinellas Primary Academy, Largo, FL

2016 – Present First Grade Teacher Admiral Farragut Academy

Favorite Quote:

“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” ~ Ever Garrison