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High School Teachers

Mrs. Ransom Joy

High School Math 

Mrs. Ransom Joy began working as a Math teacher with FOA in 2023 for Middle and High School. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications, as well as her Master's in Information Systems from Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. She also obtained Master's in Computer Engineering from Sathyabama University, India. Mrs. Ransom worked as a teacher id Bethel Baptist Academy, India. She has previous experience with grades 1 to 10 for Bible, Computers, Math and Algebra. Mrs. Ransom Joy is passionate about Christ Jesus. 

Mrs. Santiago

High School Science, Spanish & Geometry

Mrs. Santiago joined FOA in 2018 as our high school Science and Spanish teacher. This year she is returning and will teaching High School Science, Spanish and Geometry. She earned a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Chemistry and Biology, from the University of South Florida in 1997.She also obtained another Bachelor's of Art in Theology and a Master's Degree in Christian Counseling from Life Christian University in 2012. She has over 16 years of teaching experience in the Science Industry, at the University-level and in public schools. Mrs. Santiago has a passion for teaching science from a creation based viewpoint while implementing hands on activities and proper techniques in the laboratory. 


Mrs. Bermudez

Middle & High School Bible

Mrs.  Bermudez joined FOA in 2022 as the 5th grade teacher. She has 29 years of teaching experience, which has included preschool education,  abroad in Poland and homeschooling her children. She has been serving in the youth ministry at City Life Church and working with Mr. Howard and Impact youth ministry, as well as helping out with our sports program. Her passion is to see people fall in love with Jesus. 

Mrs. Wilkie

ESE Teacher

Mrs. Wilkie joined FOA in 2015. She works with middle and high school students in the ESE Dept., as well as teaching High School Art and 8th grade Career class. Mrs. Wilkie received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Social Work, as well as her Master's Degree in Teaching from the University of South Florida.  She has previous teaching experience with second, fifth, and sixth grades.

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