Meet Your Administrators

Principal David Howdyshell

Mr. Howdyshell was born and raised in Jackson, MI. He moved to Ohio to go to Cedarville University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in Math and English Language Arts. He taught 5th grade for 3 years in Ohio before moving to Lee County, Florida in 2011. Here, he started teaching math at Oak Hammock Middle School. He served as a math teacher, teacher leader, and soccer coach throughout his 5 years at Oak Hammock. In 2016, he moved to Estero High School where he served as a math teacher for 1 year and as an assistant principal for 5 years. This year is his first year as a principal. 


 Mr. Howdyshell has a wife and four children who all work or go to school in Lee County. He enjoys camping, hiking, and biking with the family. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, playing soccer, and cheering for The Ohio State University. At school, his passion is for seeing students take ownership of their learning and overcome difficult situations and tasks that they never thought they could. Mr. Howdyshell is very excited to be back at The Oak and looks forward to working with our staff, students, and families. 


David Howdyshell, Principal

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Assistant Principal Carl Falk

Mr. Falk was born and raised in the Chicago, IL area.  He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's Degree in English & U.S. History.  After earning his Post-Baccalaureate Degree in Education from Eastern Michigan University, Mr. Falk moved to Fort Myers to begin a career in education.  He taught in the classroom for 15 years, spending the last 12 at Dunbar High School. Mr. Falk served as the AVID Coordinator as well as teaching IB-History of the Americas, U.S. History, and AVID I & III.  He has taught English at the 7th Grade Level as well 9-12th Grade in High School. 

Mr. Falk furthered his educational background by earning his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University.  Outside of education, he loves spending time with his family, watching sports (Go Blue! and Roll Tide!), coaching, and reading.  He is excited to have joined the Oak Hammock Osprey family and looks to continue to make positive connections with the students and staff. 

Carl Falk, Assistant Principal of Curriculum

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 Assistant Principal Dennis Quisenberry

Mr. Quisenberry was born in Gainesville, Florida and has lived in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Michigan, and Alabama. He attended the University of Florida where he earned a bachelor’s in Public Relations. He also earned two graduate degrees from Argosy University. He started teaching in Alachua County, and has been in Lee County Schools for the last 18 years. After serving as dean of discipline for 2 years, this year is his first as assistant principal. 

Mr. Q enjoys building relationships with students and families while watching students grow as scholars and citizens. His favorite part of the day is visiting classrooms to observe learning first hand. When he is not in school, he enjoys sports, cooking, traveling, and watching movies with his kids. Mr. Q is looking forward to another great year at the Oak!


Dennis Quisenberry III, Assistant Principal of Student Affairs (Last Name Loq - Z)

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Assistant Principal Jinellie Morales

Mrs. Morales was born in Würzburg, Germany, but was raised in Puerto Rico since she was four years old. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. She also holds two Master’s Degrees, an MBA in Finance from the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico and an M. Ed in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida. Mrs. Morales is currently working toward a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at AGM University. 

Mrs. Morales worked in the business field for 15 years as a Store Manager before moving into the classroom as an educator. She taught music for seven years at Villas Elementary and served as the Intervention Specialist at Oak Hammock Middle School last school year. Mrs. Morales loves making connections with the school community, parents, and families. She is excited to have joined the Oak Hammock Middle School administration and looks forward to supporting our students and staff as we grow strong together!


Jinellie Morales, Assistant Principal of Student Affairs (Last Name A - Lop)

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