Our Teachers

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.”
—Japanese proverb

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Lauren Speck

Certified Teacher; K-6 and Math 5-9

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Lauren Speck graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in Early Childhood/Childhood Education and a minor in English, from Iona College In New Rochelle, NY. She is certified in Exceptional Student Education and Mathematics 5-9. Ms. Speck managed a tutoring company from 2009-2013 both in Collier and Lee County. Lauren is currently teaching ESE/Math at Estero High School in Estero, FL, earning a Highly Effective rating for the last five years, as well as Lee County Teacher of the Year in 2017. Lauren meets the individual needs of all of her students. Having both patience and enthusiasm she is able to reach the various different types of learners, while increasing their confidence level. Her primary focus is to help students reach their educational goals, as well maintain a trusting relationship as their tutor.

Pamalea Baker

Certified Administrator K-12; Certified Teacher; K-6 and 5-9 Math, English and Science

Pamalea Baker graduated from Ohio University majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Mathematics. Pam has continued her education and in 2008 achieved National Board Certified Teacher status as well as earning her Master's degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton. Ms Baker has 19 years teaching experience from elementary to high school. Pam has taught in Ohio, North Carolina, Florida and internationally in Dubai, UAE. Ms Baker is a Highly Effective Teacher and comes highly recommended by her students, parents, and peers. Pam believes in every child having their own set of educational needs and she works to develop the whole child not just the academics. She has a way of connecting to students which allows her students to build self-esteem and develop confidence in their abilities as a student and a member of society.

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Nicole Iannaccone

Certified Teacher Primary/Elementary

Nicole Iannaccone graduated from Edison State College majoring in Early Education. She went on to obtain a Director's Credential along with her Primary/Elementary CGMS degree. Nicole's love of learning led her to explore various teaching philosophies. Her passion for teaching children continued to grow as she achieved the role of Head of School within the Montessori educational system. Ms Iannaccone has 18 years experience as an educator. Nicole is honored to be a part of 3 Oaks Academy.  "3 Oaks Academy is everything I could have hoped for in all my years of teaching children. The philosophy is in tune with all my years of studying and learning about what strives children to become wholesome, well adjusted, well rounded, future adults."   

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Markylynn Wineland

Markylynn Wineland graduated from Edison State College majoring in Early Education. She went on to obtain a Director's Credential along with her Primary/Elementary CGMS degree. Nicole's love of learning led her to explore various teaching philosophies. Her passion for teaching children continued to grow as she achieved the role of Head of School within the Montessori educational system. Ms Iannaccone has 18 years experience as an educator. Nicole is honored to be a part of 3 Oaks Academy.  "3 Oaks Academy is everything I could have hoped for in all my years of teaching children. The philosophy is in tune with all my years of studying and learning about what strives children to become wholesome, well adjusted, well rounded, future adults."