Meet Board of Directors
Name: Zanike Ricks
Job Title: Reading Coach
Elementary ESE Teacher
Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science with Concentrations in Psychology and Behavioral Health
Name: Shavonna Cross M.Ed.
Job Title: Curriculum Coordinator
Certified Teacher PK-12
Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education
Master’s Degree in Reading Education & Educational Leadership
Valid Florida Teaching Certificate
DCF Certified Staff Credentials
Ability to work collaborative with classroom teachers
Ability to coordinate a school-wide program
Ability to interpret data and identify performance gaps
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Three years’ experience as a preschool teacher
Three years’ experience as an elementary teacher
Experience in a district vertical alignment team
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional and Program Management
Coordinate the review, development, and revision of all programs and related curriculum documents and materials, including curriculum guides, course outlines, and teaching plans.
Work cooperatively with directors, coordinators, campus administrators and Instructional Specialists and Coaches in developing and supervising the instructional programs in all core subjects.
Name: Rodrick Debose
Job Title: Health & Wellness Teacher | Fitness Trainer
Certified Fitness Trainer
Bachelors and Masters in Education
Rodrick Debose moved to Tampa in 2004 to attend the University of South Florida. Rodrick graduated with Bachelor Degree of Science in the fall of 2006. Former College football player and high school track runner Rodrick always strived to be the best. With a passion and love for fitness and nutrition Rodrick pursued a career as a Personal Trainer, Sports Trainer, and Fitness Nutrition Specialization getting certified by the National Academy of Sports & Medicine.
Rodrick actively trains clients of all ages with a mission of helping others make lifestyle changes for better. Sports training made fun by Rodrick to keep the kids active, aware and goal oriented. Nutrition is one of the important things Rodrick loves to inform others of because what is put into your body effects how you feel and live.
Name: Shante Jackson
Job Title: Curriculum Coordinator
AA Degree & Majoring in Psychology
Shante Jackson has done part time work as respite care for a 20 year old autistic (A serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact) male that also suffers from cerebral palsy (A congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture).
Provide individualized care
Provide behavioral intervention and attention
Assist the client, but as minimal as possible to promote independence
Requires patience, dedication and compassion
Name: Coach Kool
Job Title: Performance Trainer
Experienced Fitness & Performance Trainer
Coach Kool trains some of the top athletes in the nation. Some people may know about his son Rudolph aka blaze Ingram Jr. He has led BLAZE to becoming the top in the nation in track and field. Coach Kool training has put Blaze in a position to win 30 plus medals this year and counting. Last year without Coach Kool's training Blaze only won 3 medals. We know that training and the coach matters. Coach Kool and K.E.Y Performance Training LLC is here to help our kids with training.
Name: Antonio Bradford
Job Title: Student Success Coach
Certified in Math with a Reading Endorsement and ESOL Certification
Graduate of The University of South Florida with a BA in Sociology
School District Hillsborough County
12 years in Education
10 years in Title I schools
Taught the following subjects as a teacher: Reading grades 6-8, Middle school Math, and Middle school AVID Sports coach.
Currently Assistant High Basketball Coach
Other Sports Coached:
Middle school basketball, track, and flag football. High school Basketball, and track.
Mentor/Sponsor for Men of Vision inc. A member of NetWorking mentors of Hillsborough County.
Nominated for the Ida S. Baker Diversity Educator award in 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
Name: James Walker
Job Title: Self Defense Teacher
CPI Certified with Pinellas County School Board
ESE Associate/Behavior Specialist Assistant at Calvin Hunsinger School
Started boxing at the age of 8
Played football, basketball, baseball and ran track
Worked for Hillsborough County schools for 3yrs
Mentored at schools in Pinellas County
Currently employed with Pinellas County School Board
Name: Nyja Shine
Job Title: Music Instructor
Nominated for Best Female Artist in Tampa Bay 2017
Director for the City of Tampa Performing Arts Academy for Parks and Recreations since 2014
Name: Pastor K L Muldrow
Job Title: Faith Building Mentor
School District of Hillsborough Teacher, Coach and Administrator
Pastor K. L. Muldrow is a native of Tampa Florida and has been married to Dorothy C. Muldrow for 30 years with three sons and one daughter. Pastor K.L. Muldrow is a husband, father, author, entrepreneur, educator, and mentor.
School District of Hillsborough for 34 years as a teacher, coach and administrator.
Pastor K. L. Muldrow has worked at Gaither High School, Blake High School, Greco Middle, McLane Middle, and currently at Webb Middle School.
High School: Tampa Bay Tech. Vocational High School 1978
College: Westmar University, Lemars, Iowa 1982 Physical Ed B.A Degree Nova South Eastern University 2002 Ed. Leadership Master Degree
Youth/Outreach Pastor K. L. Muldrow
The General Assembly Church of The Firstborn, Inc.
Caleb Music Group Administrative Assistance
Fishermen 5 Mentor, All Pro Dads, Sportskids-Underwood Foundation, Inc.
Ouchdrow Mgmt. LLC
Stream Energy Wireless
OOAKI Footwear, LLC
Name: Brittany Greene
Job Title: Youth Financial Literacy Instructor
Credit Repair Specialist for Financial Education Services
Brittany Greene, Credit Repair Specialist and Independent Representative for Financial Education Services, is on a mission to educate generations to come on the importance of personal finance. Many of us did not have the luxury of financial literacy and in today's trying times it is a need. She not only educates the Youth, but also provides services to the community to educate, restore credit, protect identity/assets, debt management, franchise opportunities and so much more.
Names: Ms. Lace & Adrien
Job Title: Art Teachers
We come from a generation of Artists! My grandmother is an artist, my mother, and I am an artist, it’s what we do. My mother and I have always dreamed of having an Art Gallery in which we can display our work in many different forms.
Art has infinite possibilities and opportunities and can make very powerful expressions. One’s imagination can bring to life a great masterpiece or perhaps make something old new again.
This is our dream and our passion as we express ourselves through our art and also through you by bringing your dreams to life and what art means to you, our customers! So please join us in our journey in creating the best Master piece for you!
Let us bring your old furniture back to life again!
Do you have an old piece that you feel is time to get rid of? Well you don’t have to. We can restore that piece and bring it back to life or remodel it and give it a new purpose in life. Any piece you may have had for years or a family heirloom that’s been passed in the family . We can make it like new or modify anything to fit your needs.
Galleria of Art
As artist we have been expressing our love of art for many years in different forms
Name: Keenan Williams
Job Title: Internet Marketing Instructor
Name: Almasi A. Sims
Job Title: Teacher
Youth Pastor at Christ Fellowship Church
Almasi believes that there is a greater purpose for his life and he refuses to fall a victim to his environment. He also feels that one of the main reasons that he was able to successfully survive his teenage years despite his environment was because he had a vision for his life. He confidence in the truth that without a vision there is no hope and that we, as adults, must work together to help our youth create a vision for their lives. This, he says, is the way to create a brighter future for everyone. He is currently a Guidance Counselor at a private Christian school in Plant City, Florida call Faith Christian Academy. Almasi is married to the beautiful and talented Lisa Sims and together they form the husband and wife Christian music duet also known as Brilliance. Together they have two sons and a daughter; Ishmael, Zemer and Sianna. Almasi is a Youth Pastor at Christ Fellowship Church in Tampa and he is also a member of the Fishermen 5, an organization that is devoted to changing the conditions of inner city Tampa by spreading love and delivering a message of hope and encouragement.
Name: Tyzsa Sunday
Job Title: Tutoring
Florida Certified Math Teacher
Fine and Fit LLC | Youth Tutoring
Tyzsa Sunday was born and raised in Tampa, FL. She is the mother to a young daughter and a graduate of Florida State University. She is the founder of Fine and Fit LLC and a Florida certified math teacher. Her mission on fitness is to develop healthier lifestyles that encourages individuals to look and feel great about themselves on a consistent basis. At the same time, her mission academically is to math fun one giant step at a time.
Name: Mr. Hickman
Job Title: Transportation Service
At L&O Transportation we offer quality corporate and private transportation service in the entire State of Florida.
Name: TR Coverson Sr.
Job Title: Financial Services Consultant
My family and I have been blessed for the nearly 25 years of my experience in the financial services industry. Though still learning, I have learned a lot over those years and I want to bring that knowledge to bare in my service of others. I am professional, honest, caring of people, and service oriented, with a commitment to help you "enlarge your territory." I have said to others, "when I get to heaven, I want to be empty. Everything He has given me in this world, for this world, I want to leave here."
Name: Rick Smith
Job Title: Faith Building
Founder of Fishermen 5
We at fishermen 5, are a group of young men from all different walks of life that have come together for one common cause; to show the love of Jesus Christ and help do are part bringing forth the kingdom of God.
Name: Mike Burgess
Job Title: Motivational Speaker
Professional Baseball Player
Name: Dr. Danice M. Donaldson
Job Title: Professional Development Trainer
Childcare Professional Training Institute
Orient Road Child Development Center
"WE WORK HARD FOR FLORIDA'S CHILDREN"
Childcare Professional Training Institute is designed to equip child care providers, and teacher with the required training they need to succeed in the industry of child care. This company was formed by Danice Donaldson in January 2004. We are working to help adults receive their state and national certification without stress at a fast paste and help provide quality care to our young children. We provide workshops, and a variety of training for both childcare centers and family childcare homes, owners and directors at affordable prices.
Name: Jade Yasmeen
Job Title: Visual Artist/Art Instructor
Jade Yasmeen is a visual artist who expresses herself passionately through her paintings. Her mission is to inspire others around her to continuously become the greatest version of themselves possible, making sure to lead by example. Earning an Associate’s degree in Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s in Sociology, she understands growth in society starts with the younger generation and the ones willing and aspiring to share what they know.
Name: Procare Software
Job Title: Professional Development Trainer
Child Care Management. Your All-in-One Solution.
Procare offers the most comprehensive suite of child care software tools and services on the market. All daily management tasks are processed accurately, efficiently and easily, helping you operate your business more productively.
A Solution for Everyone
Procare’s integrated, modular structure allows you to select only those features that best fulfill your management needs and budget. Rather than a “one size fits all” system, Procare is designed to benefit a wide variety of early education facilities: daycare, childcare, preschool, kindergarten, Montessori, before/after school programs, multi-generational organizations, activity and enrichment programs, drop-in centers, for profit/non-profit, public or private. Procare offers a unique solution geared just for you.
Procare is the leading provider of child care management software for more than 30,000 child-centered businesses. Since 1984, our experienced development team has been creating innovative software solutions specifically for child care businesses like yours.
Procare is the proven choice of child care professionals. While other software companies come and go, Procare has remained the undisputed leader, helping more child care owners simplify the daily management of their centers than all other companies combined.
Your business is important to us, which is why we continually strive to make sure you receive the maximum return on your investment. Procare provides toll-free, live phone support with a variety of free learning tools. Our friendly, knowledgeable Software Consultants and in-house Technical Support staff are second to none.