MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS
Middle School- English & High School- Spanish
Ms. Rodriguez has taught at FOA since 2003. She began as our 5th grade teacher and has taught 4th – 12th grades, as well as being the co-director of our Christmas dramas and other programs. Ms. Rodriguez graduated from Lehman College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Special Education. Ms. Rodriguez has been teaching students for over 26 years. Ms. Rodriguez will be teaching middle school English,High School Spanish this year.
Middle School- Math & Science
Mr. Miller joined FOA in 2020 as the Middle School Math and Science teacher. Mr. Miller earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Church Ministry and an minor in Church Music from Southeastern University. Along with his 4 years of teaching experience, Mr. Miller has worked as a Youth Minister in Orlando, FL and managed a Math Learning Center in Ramsey, NJ.
Middle School/High School - Bible
Mr. Short joined FOA in 2021as the Middle School and High School Bible, Choir and Music Theory Teacher. He studied music at East Coast Bible College and earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Bible and Christian Leadership from Trinity College.
He has worked as a Music and Christian Director for 39 years and is an Ordained Southern Baptist Minister. Mr. Short has a passion for teaching and helping students reach their potential spiritually and academically.