Mickey L. Walters


Dr. Mickey L. Walters founded Faith Outreach Christian School in 1984. Dr. Walters attended Moody Bible College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Theology. She later received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from IBI. She received her MA in Christian Counseling from Whitfield Theological Seminary in 1990 and also an MA in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling from Faith Theological Seminary. Dr. Walters is a member of the National Christian Counselors Association and is ordained with the National Christian Conservative Church and Faith Outreach Center.

Julie A. Sierra


Mrs. Sierra has been working at FOA since 1996, the first four of these years as a fifth  grade teacher and the remaining years as  the principal. She attended Bowling Green  State University in Ohio and received a  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She later attended Faith Theological Seminary 

and Christian College and received a Bachelor  of Arts in Theology and a Master of Christian  Education. She also teaches the middle and  high school students when needed. 

Tammie J. Miskiel


Mrs. Tammie J. Miskiel was born in Tampa, Florida. She is a graduate from Leto High School. She received her Bachelor of Christian Education Degree from Faith Theological Seminary & Christian College. Mrs. Miskiel has worked at Faith Outreach Academy since 2001 and currently is one of the Assistant Principals and Financial management.

Mr. Howard


Mr. Howard began teaching at FOA in 2010 working with the middle school and high school students teaching Math, Bible, Science, and Sign Language. Mr. Howard has two Bachelor's Degrees, one in Criminal Justice from USF as well as a Bachelor's of Christian Education Degree from Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College. Mr. Howard is one of the Assistant Principals of Faith Outreach Academy.

Mr. Howard is also a Youth Pastor at Faith Outreach Center Church.

Dianne Jackson



Mrs. Jackson has taught preschoolers for over 19 years.  She has taught at FOA for over 9 years. She has worked as a K3 teacher, K3/K4 teacher, Aftercare teacher, Manager of Summer Program, and teacher in charge of the Elementary Building.  Mrs. Jackson has an ECA (Early Childhood Associate), which is equivalent to a CDA in Childhood Education as well as her VPK Credential.

Telixa Calderon


Mrs. Calderon joined the FOA team in 2015 as an Administrative Assistant. She has a great passion for helping others and loves serving the students and parents. She is the advisor to the seniors, helping them with various events and activities.

Joselin "Ms. Joy" Brown

Ms. Joy began working at FOA in 2014 in the P.E. department. She has a passion and great creativity for maintaining the school's various multi-media accounts and creating various school publications. 


Ms. Carr/VPK
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Michaela Paleveda/K5
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Yolanda Perez/1st Grade
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Lindsay Santos/2nd Grade
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Lashona Green/3rd Grade
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Ms. Jones/4th Grade
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Heather Flaschenriem/5th
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Ivelisse Rodriguez
Middle / High School
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Christian Padilla
High School
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Dr. Awilda Pagan-Elliot
Middle & High School
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Mr. Miller/Middle School
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Ms. Perkins/High School
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Mrs. Juarez
Middle/High School
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Tammy Wilkie/ESE

Mrs. Wilkie joined FOA in 2015. She works with middle and high school stuents in the ESE Dept., as well as teaching a variety of classes. 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.

Gelia Woodward/ESE

Ms. Woodward has been our lead teacher for our ESE Department since 2012 and works with the elementary school students.  Ms. Woodward received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Oakland University and her Master's Degree in Learning and Behavioral Disorders from Buffalo State College.  She has many years of experience in teaching ESE, as well as kindergarten, second, third, fourth, and fifth grades.  She also volunteers in the Special Needs Department at Idlewild Baptist Church and as the Commanding Officer of the Suncoast Squadron, U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps for youth ages 10 -18 in Clearwater.

Athletic Department

Simuel Howard
Athletic Director

Mr. Howard is very passionate about sports and seeing students realize they are capable of doing things that they once thought was impossible. Before joining FOA, Mr. Howard coached wrestling for over 5 years and has assisted with conditioning students here at FOA in flag football, volleyball, and basketball. He is proud to have played a small role in helping our 2020 varsity basketball team win the S.C.C. Conference championship.

Irena "Tori" Torrolova
P.E. Teacher / Team Sports
Leslie Williams
Volleyball Coach

Coach Tori is working on a degree in Physical Education and Communications from Boise State Unversity. Coach Tori is a former FIBA and NCAA Division I player. She was a member of the Bulgarian Jr. and Women's National teams since the age of 13. Coach Tori has made numerous appearances at Final Four World and European Championships. She is a bronze medalist from the Goodwill Games 1990. Coach Tori is a former Athletic director and has coached Basketball, Volleyball, Flag Football, Baseball, and Soccer.

Ms Williams began working at FOA in 2020 as the coach for Boys Volleyball. She has been playing volleyball since she was 11 yrs old. She has played club ball, as well as playing while in college. Ms Williams received an Associate's Degree in Education from Spartanburg Methodist College. She is currently attending Keiser University. Ms. Williams is passionate about volleyball and helping the students to be the best volleyball players. 

Brandon Channer
Basketball Coach

Mr. Channer began teaching at FOA in 2020 working with middle school and high school students teaching Bible, P.E., and coaching boys basketball. He attended several colleges on an athletic scholarship for basketball. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies from Montclair State University. Mr. Channer has a passion for basketball and has been coaching for four years.

Food Service

Simethea Reese

Lunch Facilitator

Cindy Mitch
Middle / High School Lunches

Betty Hall

Elem. Lunch Assistant

Nelyn Jean Page
Restroom Assistant
Angela Torres
Restroom Assistant
Kanchara Bohigian
Elem. Lunch / Aftercare


Mr. Anthony Paschal

Mr. Anthony began working at FOA in 2014. Mr Anthony does an amazing job of making sure that everything is in order at FOA and FOC. 

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