Phone: 772-219-1565 x55101


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education Bachelor’s Degree in Exceptional Student Education National Board Certified Middle Childhood Generalist Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration

Ms. Robyn A. Monte

Ms. Monte has been serving the Martin County School District for 30 years and is a longtime resident of Palm City. For fourteen years, she taught students with varying exceptionalities and fourth grade at PCE. During that time she served on multiple school committees, initiatives, and building the original Wildcat playground. At Port Salerno Elementary she enjoyed the opportunity to serve as a writing coach for five years, write literacy grants and work closely with Teacher’s College at Columbia University before becoming an Assistant Principal at Bessey Creek Elementary for nine years. Ms. Monte has “returned home” to PCE as the principal and continues to proudly help each child “leave their paw print” on the world. Her two adult sons are PCE alumni. As a parent, she has personally experienced the outstanding learning opportunities provided by our amazing PCE teachers. She believes, “Once a Wildcat…Always a Wildcat!”

Assistant Principal

Phone: 772-219-1565 x55102


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree Elementary Education Bachelor's Degree Psychology Master's Degree Education Leadership Reading Endorsed ESOL Endorsed

Mrs. Lauren Rabener

Mrs. Rabener has been a part of the Martin County School District for 12 years, serving as a kindergarten and first grade teacher, literacy coach, and now assistant principal of Palm City Elementary School.  A New Jersey native, she graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Psychology and Elementary Education.  To further her education, she enrolled at Florida Atlantic Univeristy where she earned her Master's in Educational Leadership.  She has two young children, one of which attends PCE, and enjoys spending her free time with her family.  Mrs. Rabener has provided countless professional development opportunities for Martin County School District and is proud to call Palm City Elementary home.