Governor Scott visits Marco Island Academy!!

Florida Governor Rick Scott toured Marco Island Academy’s campus, a Public Charter School, on March 4th, 2016. He presented Shine Awards to the principal, Ms. Scott, and three outstanding teachers, Ms. Walther, Mrs. Galiana, and Mr. Rients. The Shine Award is an...

How Do You Measure Student Learning?

  As the Chairman of the Board of Marco Island Academy (“MIA”), a public charter high school for the past 5 years, I have had an opportunity to witness firsthand how the current standardized testing strategies affects students, teachers and administration at the...

Stand Up and Speak Out for Charter Schools!

Recently I served as a panelist at the 2015 Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools Quality Charter School Authorizers Task Force meeting in Fort Lauderdale. District and charter representatives from across the entire state gathered to share ideas. Representative...

A New Day For MIA

  The students at MIA will not notice any major changes on campus this week. However, October 1st will be one of the most pivotal days in the school’s history. What is the major change? MIA will officially have a permanent location on Marco Island. We are...
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