Kyra Akay

Beginner Assistant Teacher & Morning/After School Program Supervisor
  • Nanny to many families; ages 6 months to 13 years old
  • Hobbies include reading, traveling, shopping and spending time with loved ones
  • Affiliated with MMS since 2012

Elizabeth Falls

Preschool/Kindergarten Coordinator & Lead Teacher and After School Program Supervisor
  • B.S. Child Studies & Psychology, Charter Oak State College, Connecticut
  • A.S. Medical Administration, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
  • 3-6 AMS Montessori Teaching Certification – O.M.E.T.I. / Orlando, FL
  • Phono-Graphix Trained, Gainesville, FL
  • FCIS & FKC Review Team Member; 2012 – present
  • CPR & First Aid Trained
  • Montessori Parent
  • Teacher of Afternoon Academics (after school studio)
  • Hobbies include family, traveling, interior decorating, cooking, making jewelry and hand decorating furniture
  • Affiliated with MMS since 1998

Susan Salvatore

Senior Elementary Team Teacher & Morning Care Supervisor
  • Attended University of Florida
  • Lower Elementary Montessori training
  • Hobbies include reading and Gator sports
  • Affiliated with MMS since 1977

Cam Parker

Physical Education Teacher & Elementary/Middle School After School Program Supervisor
  • B.S., Family, Youth & Community Sciences
  • Worked a variety of after school and summer camps since 1997
  • State certified Physical Education (K-12) teacher
  • Affiliated with MMS since 2007

Virginia Bernal

After School Program Supervisor
  • Working towards B.A. in Criminology and Law at the University of Florida
  • MMS Alumni (Kindergarten-8th Grade)
  • Former MMS Summer Camp Counselor
  • St. Francis Catholic High School graduate – Class of 2014
  • AP Scholar with Distinction
  • Competitor in SASS (Single Action Shooting Society) since July 2005

Samantha Mink

Elementary/Middle School After School Program Supervisor
  • A.A., Mathematics, Santa Fe College
  • Working towards Business Entrepreneurship, Santa Fe College
  • 13 years in Girl Scouts; bronze, silver and gold awards
  • Hobbies include being outdoors, riding motorcycles and reading
  • Affiliated with MMS since 2010

Yo ‘Quarius “Yo!” Tucker

Early Childhood/Kindergarten After School Program Supervisor
  • Working towards B.A., Early Childhood Education, Santa Fe College
  • Current Middle School Continuity Leader at The United Church of Gainesville
  • Former Cabin Counselor/Archery Instructor at Camp Highlands for Boys in Sayer, WI
  • American Heart Association First Aid, Infant CPR, Child/Adult CPR, Wilderness First Aid & Wilderness First Responder Certified
  • Hobbies include bowling, archery, disc golf, singing, camping, computer programming (C++), Kayaking, Chess & Driving
  • Affiliated with MMS since 2012

Lisa Glenn

After School Program Supervisor
  • Working towards a B.S degree in Microbiology at the University of Florida
  • Girl Scout Troop Leader
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Tutor for Fort White High School
  • Volunteer at Shands Hospital
  • Member of UF Microbiology Club
  •  Love working at Millhopper Montessori School!