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Dr. Maria Clapp

SMA-MAJ, Director of Counseling

B.A.  Psicología, Universidad de Valencia, Spain: Facultad de Psicología, Filosofía y Ciencias de la Educación

M.A. Mental Health Counseling, University of Sarasota, Florida

Ed.D Organizational Leadership, Argosy University, Sarasota, Florida

Licensed in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC)
Certified Addiction Professional (CAP)
Certified in School Counseling (K-12)

I started at SMA as an intern in the School Counseling Department in 2006. I became a SMA school counselor in 2007.

Youth character and leadership development is an area of special interest to me. To that effect, I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation on the influence of the SMA JROTC program in the leadership skills development of our SMA 2010 senior class.

There is nothing more gratifying than being part of our cadets’ leadership and overall personal development.

Phone: 941. 926. 1700 ext. 226