Emily Dean Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
Math, Reading, Unique Learning


Marianna High School

AA degree from Chipola Jr. College

BS degree in Special Education (K-12) from Troy University.


I began my educational experience as a paraprofessional at Golson Elementary while completing my AA degree from CJC.  Upon completing my AA, I attended college full time to complete my BS degree in Special Education from Troy State University.  I have had the opportunity to teach at Golson and Riverside. After a two year leave, I was given the opportunity to become part of Hope School. I am currently in my 10th year of teaching and could not imagine teaching anywhere else! I am very thankful to be a part of the Hope School Faculty and Staff!


I am a lifelong resident of Jackson County. My parents are Mr. and Mrs. James F. Williams (Buddy and Kay) of Marianna. I have one sister, Ashley Pelt also of Marianna. Upon graduating from Marianna High School in 1996, I went on to complete an Associate of Arts degree from Chipola Jr. College and a Bachelors of Science degree from Troy State University.  I am married to Benjamin J. Dean also a lifelong resident of Jackson County and a Marianna High School graduate in 1993.  We have two children, Evan and Ethan Dean.