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Our Director

Temia Sibley, affectionately known as Mrs. Mia, is the  director of Destiny Preparatory Academy. Mrs. Mia has served as an educator for fifteen years in the public school system of Jacksonville, Florida. She has taught second, fourth, Pre-Kindergarten, Infants, and Toddlers (1-3 year olds) within the elementary and early childhood areas of education. 

Mrs. Mia is a lifelong learner committed to educating students of all backgrounds, ages, and achievement levels. Born and raised in the wonderful city of Jacksonville, Florida, Mrs. Mia attended local private and public schools. Florida A&M University is where she discovered her passion for education and majored in Elementary Education where she graduated with honors. She later enrolled at the University of North Florida and received her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership with honors. Currently, Mrs. Mia is a Doctoral student at The University of Florida pursuing a degree in the area of Curriculum and Instruction, with a specialization in Teachers, Schools, and Society. 





was a dream implanted into the heart of Mrs. Mia after fifteen years in the public education and early childhood school settings. The more Mrs. Mia learned at the University of Florida surrounding equitable and socially just schooling, and  research based best practices of hands-on learning experiences in the areas of Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.R.E.A.M.), she realized the need for students to experience a balanced curriculum. 


"Soaring to Our Destiny," represents the belief that every child can learn and deserves hands on, fun, and real world experiences to help them reach their full potential in school and beyond!

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