Sandra Maddox

Position: Principal


BA in English with minor in Secondary Education – Atlantic Union College

M.Ed. Elementary Language Arts – Miami University, Oxford, Ohio


Married with 2 children and 3 grandchildren (the loves of her life). Loves traveling and has been able to enjoy many trips to Europe, the Caribbean, and South America. An artist who creates flowers, faces, and more from tearing small bits of paper.  She was featured in the Vierra Art Gallery and has sold privately, accepts commissions, and has a store on Etsy at www/esty.com/shop/flwdesign.

Cecy Caraza

Position: 3-5 Teacher; Assistant Principal


BS in Education – Southwestern Adventist University

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership – Southwestern Adventist University


Born in Mexico and raised in Texas, Mrs. Cecy loves to live now in the Sunshine State with her husband and her dog.

She is passionate about Christian Education and service. Experienced her first year as a teacher in the island of Saipan, Mariana Islands and fell in love with missions. She loves learning new languages and visiting new places to learn about the culture. On her days off, you will find her at the beach with her family or at a coffee shop with her friends. 

She loves the mission that ICJA stands for and prays to see it grow in the future.

Sarah Velazquez

Position: K-2 Teacher


Coming Soon


Coming Soon

Jacob Kyle

Position: 6-8 Teacher


 BA in Liberal Arts Education leading to teaching licensure – Southern Adventist University



When not in the classroom, Mr. Kyle enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and camping. Solving puzzles is another of his hobbies; he enjoys Chess, Sudoku, and Rubik’s Cube puzzles. He also likes cooking and baking vegetarian food in his free time. He grew up on the island of Guam in a large family with three older brothers, three cats, one dog, and a pet duck. Growing up on Guam allowed him to visit many different countries and develop a love of travel.

Patti Hall

Position: 6-8 Writing


Teacher Emeritus Southern Union of SDA


Mrs. Hall has more than 45 years experience teaching English language arts in all levels from middle school through college.  The loves of her life are her son and grandson.  She enjoys travel, music, and reading.  She praises God that He has seen fit to still use her in educating young minds not only academically, but instilling in them His love for His children.

Rhoni Smith 

Position: Morning/Aftercare Director

Debra Racz

Position: Administrative Assistant

Mr. Maddox

Position: Volunteer


Position: Custodial

June Tallent

Position: Music Teacher

Shayne Vincent

Position: Pastor

*All ICJA classroom educators are qualified in accordance with the Florida Department of Education standards by having one or more of the following: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, 3 years minimum classroom experience, and/or special expertise related to their subject matter.