Del Castillo to Lead Venice Elementary
Erin del Castillo has been hired as the new principal of Venice Elementary School effective June 14. She will succeed Theresa Baus, who retired in December. Del Castillo has an extensive background in instruction and administration. She currently serves as the assistant principal for the elementary-school grades at Pine View School. She taught English and reading at North Port High School from 2007-2010, where her duties included advising the yearbook staff and serving as an adjunct instructor in the dual-enrollment program. From 2010-15, she was an assistant principal at Riverview High School with supervisory responsibility for the teen parent program and the English and Reading Department.