Diana Belviso has been teaching since 2010 and is one of the founding faculty members of the Academic Village Middle School. Mrs. Belviso, a proud alumni of our charter system, was named "Teacher of the Year" for the middle school during the 14-15 school year. Ms. Belviso began her teaching career as a middle and high school American History and Civics teacher in Miami-Dade County. Currently, Mrs. Belviso is the 7th grade Civics teacher. Besides starting a family, Mrs. Belviso's greatest adventure has been swimming in a cage in shark-infested waters and skydiving. Mrs. Belviso holds a Bachelor's Degree in History and Master's Degree in Curriculum and Design from University of Central Florida.
Lisa Coolidge has been teaching since 2005 and is one of the founding faculty members of the Academic Village Middle School. Mrs. Coolidge began her teaching career as a Math teacher at our charter high school. Before teaching, Mrs. Coolidge worked in accounting for Carnival Cruise Line. Currently, Mrs. Coolidge is the Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry teacher. Mrs. Coolidge enjoys hiking and spending time with her family at her second home in North Carolina. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from Florida Atlantic University and Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas.
Keisha Gray has been teaching since 2004 and is one of the founding faculty members of the Academic Village Middle School. Ms. Gray began her teaching career as a middle school integrated subjects teacher in Virginia and Miami-Dade County, Florida. Currently, Ms. Gray is the 7th grade math and Pre-Algebra teacher. Her passionate personality to educate students is dominant throughout our hallways. Ms. Gray holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and is working on pre-requisites for her medical degree.
Giselle Urizarri has been teaching since 2004 and began her career teaching elementary students in Broward County. Currently, Mrs. Urizarri is the 7th grade English teacher. She is also the Yearbook Sponsor, working diligently with her students throughout the year to ensure our school memories are preserved. Mrs. Urizarri's biggest accomplishment is being a mom to her two children, Mia & Max. Mrs. Urizarri holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Master's in Reading from Barry University.