Meet the WCA Team
The energy and skill of our teaching team have made the WCA vision into a reality. Our instructors are working hard every day to ensure the personal success of each one of our students. All teachers meet or exceed FLDOE requirements.
Anna M. Oaks and Dana C. Oaks, Founders
Juan Carlos Valdez and Jessica Valdez, Owners
Anna Morgan Oaks, School Director and Instructor
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Brigham Young University.
Rosemary McDougal, Administrative Assistant
Bachelor of Science, Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu, Philippines.
Sherri Heinl, Instructor, Math & Science
Bachelor of Arts in Physical Geography with a minor in Geology, Boston University. Completed studies in marine biology and environmental sciences at Southampton College.
Donna Piccillo, Instructor, English & History
Master of Urban Education with ESOL concentration and minor in Administration and Supervision. Bachelor of Elementary Education K-8 and Art, New Jersey City State University.
Yaa McFarlane, Instructor, 5th Grade English & Math
Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry, De Montford University, Leicester, England.
Catalina Herron, Instructor, Spanish Language
Bachelor of Science in Teaching Spanish, French and English as a Second Language with a minor in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. La Salle University, Bogotá, Colombia.
Carmen Possobon, Instructor, Art
Studied Vocal Performance at New World School of the Arts College. Participant in Aspen Music Festival. Performed with Florida Grand Opera.
- Ellen Tidwell, M.A., International Education Administration and Policy Analysis, Stanford University
- Claire Johnson, Master of International Education, Stanford University
- Jane Alexander, M. Ed., Harvard University
Business Advisor: Dana C. Oaks, MBA and Master of Healthcare Administration, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Bachelor of Social Work, Brigham Young University