Meet The NSB Staff!
Founder & Director
A homeschool mom with a passion and a dream, Brandi has dedicated her life's work to supporting families as they seek to teach their children the Lord's way
Assistant to Director & Treasurer
Beverly is a Homeschool/Public School mom. She has been a working part of the FAITH team for 5 years and supports Brandi in her passion for teaching the way of the Lord to our students.
Assistant Director | Teacher
Nicole was promoted to homeschool mom from public educator in 2017. She is thrilled to combine her passions of serving children for the Lord, education, history and language to serve FAITH's students. While her dual FL certification in secondary education, MS. Ed, and BA in English certainly help, it is her belief that every parent has the ability to be their child's best teacher that motivates her to serve FAITH's families.
K4 & K5
A homeschool mom of 2 young children and a certified Early Childhood teacher, Danielle graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Exceptional Student Education. With 10 years experience, she holds a teaching certification for children 3 years old to 3rd grade and has a separate reading endorsement. She believes the hybrid homeschool model provides the best of both worlds and is so thankful that FAITH is able to offer this to the homeschool community!
Andraia's energy and passion for working with children shines forth in all that she does. With and BA in business administration and 12 years of early childhood teaching experience and developing and engaging summer camps through her Cheertastics program, Ms. Andraia's class is sure to instill an excitement for learning in your child!
Elementary | Reading
Jessica is a mom of two and a military spouse. With every move she has adapted to the needs of her family and the community. She has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Design and Technology for Theatre, along with a Masters in Special Education with a reading emphasis. She has over 10 years of experience teaching children in elementary schools, at community centers, and through homeschooling. She combines her passion for theatre, art, and education to create a stimulating learning environment for kids.
Melissa is a homeschooling mom of two girls and feels very privileged to have the chance to work with your kids at FAITH Academy! She holds an associate's degree in Business Administration, but especially has always had a love for reading, writing, and math. She is honored to have the opportunity to instill a love for these important subjects in your children from a young age.
Laurie is excited to start her 4th year of teaching at FAITH as a veteran homeschooling mom and nurse by trade. She is also a passionate advocate for pediatric cancer awareness, and avid online shopper. She is excited to pour both book knowledge and knowledge of the Lord into your children.
Mrs. Natalie has dedicated the past 10 years to homeschooling her 3 children in Volusia, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties utilizing various educational approaches, including co-ops, seminars, field trips, hands-on experiments, and touches of the traditional classroom experience. She holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Art History from Nova Southeastern University and loves encouraging student growth through exploration, experimentation, and freedom of expression. When she’s not teaching, Natalie enjoys fitness, oil painting, and spending time with family.
Elementary & Middle School
Lorena has served as a teacher at the FAITH for
almost 5 years. She has homeschooled her 3 children, 2 of whom are now graduated. Originally from Costa Rica, she has a Bachelor's in Law from her country of origin.
She loves working with the children and has had the privilege to teach many subjects at different co-ops including Spanish, math, history, civics. Her focus is that in every subject, God will be honored. Christ’s name is present in discussions and her teaching always has a Christian perspective.
With her experience in graphic design and passion for health and wellness, Taylor teaches children about God's most special creation in an exciting and interesting way that they'll remember for a lifetime.
Elementary & Middle School
Through youth ministries like Good News Club and Sunday Bible Club, Ms. Sandy is always teaching. Her heart is in educating youth for God's glory. With her extensive background in management and taxes, she is excited to combine her true passion of working with youth with her knowledge and expertise.
Rachel is excited to start her 12th year homeschooling, 4 of which have been with FAITH. Utilizing her degree in educational studies, she's been teaching and tutoring in a variety of settings since 2006. Her passion is to make math accessible and engaging for all learners through various teaching methods!
Check back soon for Ms. Michelle's bio!
I am an experienced and dedicated professional that is always seeking new challenges. My
qualifications and experience, both in the classroom and in the corporate setting give me an advantage
in knowing what it takes to be Future Ready. I am energized and excited by the opportunity to
participate in helping students incorporate the use of technology in their learning. I am
skilled in both traditional and 21st century digital literacies, with multiple teaching certificates, awards and successful grant proposals under my belt. Looking forward to a great semester at FAITH HS Academy!
Secondary Science | Study Hall
Check back soon for Ms. Nicole's bio!
After a 15 year trading career, Bill furthered his education at Trinity International University in Education, with a focus on middle school math. During this time, he helped plant a church helping with every aspect as well as managing the finances. Later, he became the SVP of Investor Relations with a semiconductor start up company raising several million dollars in seed capital as well as hiring and training employees. Bill has a heart for helping young people live debt free and joy filled lives by simplifying complex financial concepts from his years of personal and professional experience.
Secondary English, History, & Elective
A homeschooled student herself, Christianne decided from an early age that she would use her musical talents for the Lord. Her passion for music led her to complete her AA in Music at CF and she is currently pursuing her BM in Vocal Performance. She has 6 years of teaching experience and she hopes to share her enthusiasm for good literature, history, music, and Christ.
Hello families! My name is Tracy Kennedy and I will be teaching Volleyball and Art at FAITH this year! I received my bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, with a minor in Art from Heidelberg University in Ohio. During my time studying at Heidelberg, I was able to play volleyball at the collegiate level which helped to develop my love for coaching. In the classroom, I have taught Kindergarten, Culinary, and Physical Education.
Check back soon!
Friday Elective | Drama
Ms. Crystal is an upcoming drama teacher who is excited to be joining the FAITH family as an educator. With a background as a registered nurse and extensive experience in adult education, she brings a unique perspective to her role. Over the past 2 years, she's also had the privilege of teaching a homeschool co-op group, which has further honed her skills as an instructor. She am passionate about public speaking, and takes great joy in empowering others to reach their goals.