Meet The Staff!
DARLENE THIELE, M.A.
Director & Instructor
Ms. Darlene has a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin, a Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies from Hamline University in Minnesota, a Florida teaching license for K-6, and is certified in Mathematics, Science, and English Middle Grades 5-9, as well as Exceptional Student Education K-12. Her instruction is individualized, based on current brain research and differentiated learning styles. Darlene implements a broad range of instructional and technological techniques to prepare students for 21st Century learning. She promotes a sense of wonder about the world around us and the inherent pleasure that learning provides. Resume
Business Manager & Instructor
Mr. Nolan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida Gulf Coast University and a Spanish certification from Guayaquil, Ecuador. He draws upon his extensive experiences in mathematics and with travel to teach the subject matter. Using practical applications from everyday life, he engages students in discovering the purpose behind learning a specific skill. Resume
Ms. Tonia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Earth and Space Sciences from Florida Gulf Coast University. She combines her love of the outdoors and photography on her website: . Resume