Degrees and Certifications:
B.A., History Florida International University J.D., University of Miami School of Law
My name is Drew Joanides. I am a Social Studies teacher at Vanguard High School in Ocala, Florida. I was born and raised in Miami, Florida. I attended Miami Sunset Senior High School, Florida International University (B.A., History) and the University of Miami School of Law (J.D.). I began teaching in 1998. In 2014, I moved from Miami to Ocala, where I began teaching at VHS. Currently, I teach Law Studies (First Semester) and Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics (Second Semester). I also serve as the Marion Education Association (MEA) site leader for Vanguard H.S., and am a member of the collective bargaining team. Additionally, I am an associate attorney at a local family law practice.