Lediane Vasquez is our Preschool Supervisor. She has four years of prior kindergarten teaching experience, three years of teaching K4 at the academy, and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in early childhood education from Marymount University, Arlington, VA, and began working at FBTA in 2013.
Sarah Pigott serves as our Elementary Supervisor, helping to coordinate schedules to keep our elementary classes running smoothly. She also teaches senior high Latin and French. She taught for 15 years before coming to FBTA in 1993. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC.
Airic Briggs works as our Secondary Supervisor, and also teaches jr. high English and Bible. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Florida Baptist College, and is currently working on a master’s in Educational Leadership from West Coast Baptist College, in Lancaster, CA. He has volunteered as music director and interpreting for the deaf. Airic worked as an intern in the fall of 2016, and officially joined our staff in the summer of 2017.
Jay Bradford is our Minister of Education and School Administrator, coordinating operations between the academy and the church. Mr. Bradford earned a bachelor’s degree in Math Education from Bob Jones University and a master’s degree in Education from Indiana University. He joined the FBTA staff in 2014 after serving as a school administrator for 6 years and a secondary teacher and coach for 18 years.