Before and After Care is available during the school year.


  • Free evaluation of phonological processing
  • 2nd-12th grade classes
  • Individualized reading therapy
  • Small class sizes
  • Florida standards-based curriulum

What we offer
Faculty and Staff

Ms. Charleen Perrine is the School Administrator. Ms. Charleen has a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University, South Carolina. She has been with EMA for over 10 years. 

Ms. Allison Enright is the High School Reading specialist. Ms. Enright has her B.A. in Elementary Education from Saint Xavier University; Chicago, IL and an M.S. in K-12 Reading Education from Chicago State University. She has over 30 years experience working with students at every reading level.

Ms. Melinda Milbourne is the High School Science instructor.  Ms. Milbourne has a B.S. in Biology from Miami Unviversity; Oxford, OH and 30 years' experience teaching High School Biology and Chemistry. She has been at EMA since 2019.

Mrs. Elizabeth Corwin is our high school Social Studies instructor. She has a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and a minor in History from the University of Central Florida.

Ms. Elizabeth Dorrity is the High School Writing and Elementary Reading instructor. She has a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix, AZ and is certified in Reading and Writing by the University of Utah Reading Clinic.

Dr. Heather Panek is our Principal and Elementary Science and Social Studies instructor. Dr. Panek has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from LSUMC; Shreveport, LA. She has been at EMA since 2017.

Dr. Omar Charbanou is our Vice Principal and the high school Math instructor. Dr. Omar has a Ph.D. in Physics from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. He has been at EMA since 2018.

Mrs. Tina Tetrault is the Elementary School LiPS and Intensive Reading instructor. She is certified in and has over 15 years' experience with Lindamood Bell therapy (LiPS). She has been with EMA since its opening.

Mrs. Andrea Neal is the High School LiPS and Intensive Reading Instructor. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts with a minor in Psychology from Linfield College; McMinnville, OR. 

Mrs. Sandra Bechtel is the Elementary Writing instructor and has a B.A. in English from Alverno College; Milwaukee, WI. She has five years of experience as a reading and writing instructor.