6th Grade Faculty

  1. Jeana Diaz

    Language Arts & Reading

    Jeana Diaz has been teaching since 2004 and began her journey at the Academic Village Middle School in Fall 2015.  Mrs. Diaz began her teaching career as an elementary school teacher in Miami-Dade County. Currently, Ms. Diaz is the 6th grade Reading and Critical Thinking Skills Teacher.  Besides enjoying her experience at charter, Mrs. Diaz loves to spend time with her husband and two girls. Mrs. Diaz holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Master's Degree in Reading from Barry University.

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    Jill Ezzell

    Social Studies

    Jill Ezzell began her journey with our Pembroke Pines Charter School System with the opening of the FSU campus in 2003.  She taught 1st grade at our FSU Campus before starting her adventure at the village in January of 2022.  Currently, Mrs. Ezzell is the 6th grade Social Studies teacher.  Prior to joining our system, she taught in Broward County at Riverglades Elementary. She has a passion for baking and books and loves to spend time with her husband, two girls - Kaylee and Kendall, and her dog Oliver.  Mrs. Ezzell graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University and earned her National Board certification in 2007.

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    Lauren Hindmarsh


    Lauren Hindmarsh started her journey in education in 2008 and joined our sister elementary campus-FSU-in 2016. In 2020, we welcomed Ms. Hindmarsh to our Academic Village Campus as our 6th grade math teacher. Ms. Hindmarsh graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2008 with her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. When she's not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her son, Bryson, as well as family and friends. She also enjoys practicing yoga, doing outdoor activities, and traveling.

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    Alison Miller

    Social Studies

    I am a proud mom of two boys and two fur girls. I graduated from Florida Atlantic University.  I have been teaching for 20 years, with 17 of those years at Pembroke Pines Charter School.  I absolutely love teaching, spending time with my family, going on vacations, and trying new things.

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    Meagan Rogers

    Language Arts

    Megan Rogers has been teaching since 2008 and began her journey with Charter in 2014, teaching grades 9th-12th at the high school. Prior to working at Charter, she taught English at McArthur High School for seven years. Currently, Mrs. Rogers is the 6th grade Language Arts teacher. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Rogers can be found spending time with her two children and husband, participating in outdoor activities, working out, or traveling. Mrs. Rogers holds a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary English Education from Florida Atlantic University. 

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    Giselle Urizarri


    Giselle Urizarri has been teaching since 2004 and began her career teaching elementary students in Broward County. She began her journey at Charter in Fall 2017. Currently, Mrs. Urizarri is the 6th grade Science teacher. For several years, Mrs. Urizarri also served as 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.