Its students, families, and staff are exceptional. She has been teaching for over 20 years. Although she has taught in Louisiana, Hillsborough County, and Pasco County, she considers Lutz Prep to be her forever home. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Florida. She is a National Board Certified teacher and has mentored numerous student and beginning teachers. Coach Mitchelson is an RRCA certified running coach, and has a passion for coaching Lutz Prep's cross country and track teams. In her free time, Mrs. Mitchelson enjoys running marathons, vacationing with family, and cheering for the Florida Gators. She has been married to her husband Mark for over ten years. Her son is a senior in the IB program at Land O’ Lakes High School.