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Plato Academy North Pinellas County K-8 Inc. Board Members

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Dr. Elias M Kolettis

 As a physician in Osteopathic/Internal Medicine and medical researcher, Dr. Kolettis has been able to provide his considerable knowledge in data collection and analysis, as well as his support in school fundraising and community events to the Plato North School Board.
His contributions to the development of our Plato Academy’s mind, body and wellness programs have been invaluable, especially in our mutual belief towards the education of the whole child. His extensive medical service and support network of community provider contacts contribute towards our efforts to access any needed clinical or therapeutic services. Dr. Kolettis is a parent of three students attending Clearwater Plato Academy


Dr. Ben Ghozali

As a Clinical Psychologist who has extensive knowledge in the area of education and clinical and behavioral assessment intervention in educational settings, Dr. Ghozali has experience in the development and coordination of effective school multidisciplinary teams as well as the integration of therapeutic and educational services and support.
He frequently conducts professional development trainings that provide a wealth of information to clinical and educational professionals regarding successful teacher interventions and responses to diverse student challenges in the classroom.


Chris Alahouzos

Mr. Alaouzos is currently serving his second term as a Tarpon Springs Commissioner of Pinellas County. He is a MARINE Corp. Reserve Veteran, an active Rotary Club member and is a community activist and supporter of quality educational programs. He has extensive knowledge in the area of telecommunications and holds an electrical engineer’s license. He is a strong supporter of the mission of Plato Academy and understands the relationship between critical thinking skills and academic success. Mr. Alahouzos is currently employed as the Southeast United States Verizon Fiber Optics Department Manager.

Kostas Aretis

Mr. Kostas, formerly a Greek Government employee, currently serves as the Greek Language Director at Clearwater Plato Academy. Mr. Aretis obtained his BA from Kapodistian University of Athens, Greece. He has taught a children and adults of all ages using a variety of instructional methods including cooperative learning and utilization of learning centers. 



In the event a parent wishes to place an item on The Board's agenda or file a complaint, please send an email to boardnorth@platoacademy.net