And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children. - Isaiah 54:13 (KJV)
And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children. - Isaiah 54:13 (KJV)
 
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Tricia Scala
Gardens Center Director

Greetings! My name is Mrs. Tricia, and I am the Center Director at The King's Academy Preschool - Gardens Campus.

I love working with children and have been with The King’s Academy Preschool for 7 years. I have my Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials and Director credentials. I have been blessed to have experienced working in various positions at the King’s Academy including being a PS2's teacher.

I have been married for 18 years and we have a 16-year-old son, who also attends The King's Academy and is in 10th grade this year.

I am honored to be partnering with your family and I look forward to our school year together!



Belinda Fowler
PS4 Teacher

My name is Mrs. Belinda, and I am blessed to be your child's PS4 teacher. I love teaching and ministering to young children. I have been a part of The King's Academy Preschool team for five years, with eight years of previous preschool teaching experience. I attended the University of Georgia where I graduated with a B.S. in Biology and I have earned my Staff Credential for preschool education. I am celebrating my twenty-three-year wedding anniversary this November. We have two daughters; an 18-year-old who attends Florida Southern College and a 15-year old who is a sophomore at The King's Academy.

Jessie Schramm
PS3 Teacher

Hi, my name is Mrs. Jessie! I teach the 3-year-old class for The King's Academy Preschool in Palm Beach Gardens. I have over 8 years of experience as an Early Childhood Professional. I have earned my Staff Credentials from Florida Department of Children and Families and an Early Childhood Professional Certificate with Palm Beach State College. Before I became involved with preschool-aged children, I worked in the Yachting industry. This is where I met my husband of 15 years. Together, we have two beautiful children; Zach 14 and Aubrey 12.

Elizabeth Backherms
PS2 Teacher

Hello, my name is Mrs. Elizabeth. I am the PS2 Teacher at The King's Academy Preschool in Palm Beach Gardens, and I have been a part of the preschool family for three years. I received my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from FAU, and I have been married to my husband, Dennis for 16 years. We have three girls, Victoria 15, Julianne 13, and Charlotte 9. They all attend The Kings Academy and are amazingly awesome Christian young ladies. As a family we enjoy crafting, riding bikes, and swimming.

Mrs. Izabel
Classroom Assistant

My name is Mrs. Izabel and this is my fifth year at The King's Academy Preschool as a teaching assistant. I am incredibly excited to be part of the preschool family. I have two children; my daughter is 17 and currently attends The King's Academy. My son is 40 and lives in Brazil where he is a successful business owner. I love doing arts and crafts, and gardening.

Mrs. Emily
Classroom Assistant

Hi, my name is Mrs. Emily, and I am blessed to be a part of your child's early development and look forward to another successful school year. I am a TKA alumna and have 3 children who also attend The King’s Academy. My son, Jackson who is 6, and my two daughters, Sadie (4) and Savannah (2). I have been married for 7 years and in our free time we love to spend time at the beach as a family.