Phone: (352) 671-4900 xt 59525, (352) 209-9915 before 8 p.m.


Degrees and Certifications:

Secondary Education: Social Studies and Bible History

Mrs. Janet Claytor

Fifth generation Floridian, Mrs. Claytor hails from a family of teachers, with both of her siblings recently retired from teaching Social Studies in Marion County Public Schools.  A graduate of Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, Mrs. Claytor has taught at VHS since 1999.  Her current teaching assignments include Pre-IB World History, World History Honors, and World History.   Her passion for teaching outside the four walls of a classroom developed into her leading international educational student tours.  PS:  Parents are welcomed to travel with us!  There are currently FOUR tours open to students and parents/relatives.  LINKS TO TOURS on left under STUDENT AND PARENT TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES.  There is a winter break, "Winter Wonderland" tour this year, Dec. 19 - 23, 2020 to Old Quebec.  For info on that tour, go to (link on left)  The 2021 summer tour to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji is  found at  (link on left)Two tours for 2022 are up and running.  A Spring Break, Cherry Blossom time in Japan, 2022 tour is found at  The summer 2022 tour is (links on left under Student and Parent Travel Opportunities).  Mrs. Claytor and her husband are beekeepers, on a small scale.  BEE life lessons often come up in class discussions.   To contact Mrs. Claytor, please call VHS at (352) 671-4900 xt. 59525 or email her at