Mr. L graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a BS in Pastoral Ministry, in 2001. He owned and operated a landscape/maintenance company, with 30 plus employees, for 7 years in Colorado Springs, CO. In 2007, he began teaching 5th grade, and in 2010 he and his family moved to Sarasota, FL. While teaching 5th grade in Sarasota, Mr. L received his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership/Administration from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Mr. L and his wife, Harmony, founded The Classical Academy of Sarasota with the aim of bringing an excellent classical education to families in Sarasota. Mr. L and Miss Harmony have been married for 20 incredible years and have 7 amazing children: Addison, Aubrey, Gavin, Kyan, Trey, Sophia, and Kai Tucker.
Mrs. Leguizamon graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She began her career in education in Tampa as a middle school Language Arts teacher for 6 years, and then held the title of Assistant Principal for three years. Mrs. Leguizamon is certified in Educational Leadership, Middle Grades Math, English, ESOL, and Gifted Education. As a mom of five, she enjoys exploring new places with her family and loves having the whole family at TCA.
Mrs. Loomis graduated from the University of South Florida in 2004 with her Bachelor’s in English Education and from Argosy University in 2008 with her Master’s in Instructional Leadership. She has been teaching English for 14 years. She loves helping her students foster an appreciation for literature, hone their writing skills, but most importantly, find their place in the world. She is married to her wonderful husband and together they have three boys who attend TCA. In her “spare” time, Jennifer enjoys photography, going to the beach, and traveling with her family.
Lisa grew up in Winter Park, Florida. She moved to St. Petersburg, Florida to attend the University of South Florida to study Psychology. She worked for AAA Auto Club South from 1992-2004 in Emergency Road Service and Human Resources. Lisa assists with her daughter's Girl Scout troop and her son's Boy Scout troop.
Courtney is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, receiving her BFA in Illustration and Minor in Photography in 2004. She worked as a textile designer in the fashion industry for many years before she found her passion in branding design and marketing. She is excited to join the TCA team and heading up the marketing and promotions of this great school. Beyond her passion for design, she also loves yoga and is a certified Yoga Instructor specializing in Pre/Postnatal, Mommy & Me, Kids Holy Yoga® and Restorative/Couples Yoga. Courtney and her husband Forrest have been married ten years and they have been blessed with two beautiful girls.
Worth Waters–Born in Maryland and graduated from Morgan State University with a BS in biology pre-med. Mr. Waters worked for Sears and retired after 30 years, moving to Sarasota in 1995. From 1999 to present Mr. Waters was athletic director and taught PE (K5-12) in Portage, In., then he moved back to Sarasota to work as an athletic director and PE teacher (K5-8).