Today's Choice for Tomorrow's Future

Multi-grade Teachers

 Limary Leon Lopez

This will be my First year teaching at Lake Pointe Academy. I graduated from Ana G. Méndez University in 2003 with
a Bachelor Degree in Psychology.  I’m from Puerto Rico. I’m married for 17 years.  I have a daughter and a son. We love to go to the Disney Parks.

Yanidia Nacianceno

My name is Nidia Nacianceno and this is my 2nd year at Lake Pointe Academy. I am Mexican-American as I was born in Orlando, FL and raised by parents that are from Mexico. I am married and have two teenage boys, 14 and 16 years old. My oldest son has autism, and he is my reason I currently teach students with various exceptionalities.  

I have 11 years of classroom experience ranging from Pre-K all through middle and high school grades for students of various exceptionalities. I have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and master’s degree in special education, both from the University of Florida- Go Gators!  

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my boys, visiting Disney parks, cooking, baking and reading. I love to run and have run 13 half marathons in Disney and around the central Florida/ Tampa area.

Yolanda Cortes-Brady

I was born and raised in the Bronx, New York to Puerto Rican parents;  at an early age was taught to embrace my Latino culture and faith.  important  I am a mother of two wonderful sons Brandon, 26 yrs old and Cristian, 25 yrs old.  I am married to an amazing husband Craig A. Brady.

I am dedicated and passionate to help others — especially neurodiverse individuals.  In my professional life, I wear many hats as I am a dedicated Teacher, Behavior Analyst, a Life Coach and a Professional Leadership Trainer with a compassionate approach for those struggling with life’s basic activities.

I have twenty years of experience working with corporations, schools and health care facilities developing solutions that create opportunities and character development.  I am proud of being the Co- Founder and Leadership Development Trainer for HOPE Family Coaching, Co-Owner of In Town Care Telemedicine, LLC,  and on the executive board of Eightwaves organization.

Javier Torres

Denisse Castillo

My name is Denisse Castillo, born and raised in Puerto Rico. Yes, I love the beach!  I am a mother of 4 and a teacher! J I am married to an awesome husband; we have two boys and two girls; 20 y/o, 16 y/o, 10 y/o, and 4 y/o. Very busy but rewarding as well! I love being home with them, cook, and eat. We also enjoy going out to fun adventures, and create memories along the way.

 I have a bachelor’s degree in education (Arts of behavior) from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico.  This is my second year here at Lake Pointe Academy. I have been teaching children with different exceptionalities for 8 + years now. Students from Pre-K to all the way up to transition students.  It is my passion to help them grow and achieve their goals academically and in life.