• Principal

    As Principal of Northwest Elementary, I am focused on enhancing the student experience and helping all students discover their own love for learning and school. 

    Casey Maker, principal of Northwest Elementary, began his employment with Pinellas County Schools in 2010. He served as a classroom teacher and mathematics instructional coach at Fairmount Park Elementary School (2010 – 2013) and Melrose Elementary School (2013 – 2014). His educational experience also includes serving as a curriculum specialist (2014 – 2017) and classroom teacher (2017 – 2018) at North Shore Elementary School. He began his career in school administration becoming the Midtown Academy Assistant Principal (2018-2023).  Mr. Maker earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from St. Petersburg College and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University. 



  • Assistant Principal

    Mrs. Amanda Wahl
    As Assistant Principal of Northwest Elementary School, it is my vision to look for and find every student's personal gift and then help guide all staff in cultivating this gift every day.