Theodore Lightbourne

Academic Coach 10th-12th Grade

Contact Information

Phone: 352.392.1554 x266


Position: Academic Coach 10th-12th Grade and Senior Project Coordinator
Education: BA, History, University of Florida
Faculty Advisor: Speech & Debate Team; High School Student Council

Mr. Lightbourne is the Academic Coach for 10th-12th grade at P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School. He focuses on helping struggling students become high achieving learners. He also coordinates the Senior Project. He has 9 years teaching experience in the disciplines of History and English at the middle school and high school level. He has worked with diverse groups of students including those with severe learning disabilities. He believes a thorough understanding of history sustains an informed society which has the power to immeasurably affect the world for the better.

Theodore enjoys being with friends and family, reading, cooking, and fishing. He is an avid Star Wars fan who also enjoys mentoring, and is very active in his local community.