Young-Innovators-Background-Paper-Airplanes-Childcare Our
Team
FIND A SCHOOL Child-Airplane-Young-Innovators-Academy

Can you imagine how different your life would be if you were empowered to follow your own interests, intuition, and imagination at a very young age? This is why Young Innovators Academy exists – we seek to empower the next generation of leaders, thinkers, achievers, dreamers, and doers. 

Our child-centric learning curriculum is designed to foster a heightened awareness of the world, helping our students reach beyond the possible, and inspiring them to think deeper and feel more. Utilizing songs, movement, play, and exploration, our students enter the traditional school system with the ability to think for themselves, to solve problems, to treat themselves and others with kindness, and to develop the confidence it takes to make the world a better place.

Leadership Team

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Marnie Forestieri

CEO & FOUNDER

Education entrepreneur, curriculum writer, and author. Lifelong learner and world traveler. Marnie can be found in the hallways looking for dessert after lunch.

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Dr. Debby Mitchell

VP Curriculum

Educator, curriculum writer and teacher. I blend my passion for music with my kinesthetic learning style and coffee to create fun music. 

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Erika Seger

VP OPERATIONS

Director, educator and mother of three. Responsible for keeping things in order, family fun nights and tailgating after an UCF Football game.

Donna Carruthers

VP of Research and Development

Education Entrepreneur, impassioned teacher, and philanthropist. Devoted to faith, family, friends, new adventures, and chocolate.

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Misti Castner

School
Operations

Childcare boss, teacher and administrator. Misti can be found in Oviedo planning staff parties and school events.

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Abel Gomez

CREATIVE
DIRECTOR

Creative director, graphic and motion graphic designer. Most of the time, Abel can be found in Dunkin’ Donuts buying coffee.

ADVISORS

John de Armas

ADVISOR

Gamechanger and C-Level executive mentoring the team.


Sarah Sprinkel

ADVISOR

Educator and running for mayor of Winter Park.

 

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Beverly Madison

ADVISOR

Commercial Real Estate Investor & Entrepreneur


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KHALEESI

CORPORATE DOG

Chief Encourager and Mindfulness Coach.

 

 

our story

Give your child the
Innovation Advantage!

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