Our Academics

We believe in creative solutions on a pathway to great endeavors! Our team is child centered and will academically challenge our students using a wide variety of curriculum, pedagogical methods, and tender loving care. We provide an educational program that meets each child where they are and seeks to develop individualized skill programs. We have a team approach with dedicated educational specialists, teachers, classroom aides, individual aides as needed, and parents.Together we work to support our students on their path to lifelong learning.We implement quality programs in the following areas:

  • Hands on learning activities

  • Literature based instruction

  • Enrichment classes such as art, physical education, gardening, and technology.

  • Social and emotional growth

  • Sensory action gym

  • Life skills and safety classes

  • Small class sizes with a ratio 3:1 or 1:1 as needed

Core Curriculum Includes:

Social Studies
Language Arts
Physical Education

The 2019-20 teaching staff of The Sonder Academy exceeds the minimum requirements of “Teachers” defined by the FDOE. Our staff education levels are as follows:


Administration: Master of Arts Education, Administration. Master of Arts Education, Curriculum and Instruction. Doctoral Candidate: Educational Leadership.


Master of Arts, Teaching
Master of Science in Profound & Complex Learning Disabilities
Master of Arts, Education
Master of Science with Concentration in Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years of special education experience.


© Copyright 2019 by The Sonder Academy, LLC.

Contact Us

Melbourne Tel: (321) 241-1170

Ocala Tel: (352) 512-9282

Email: info@thesonderacademy.com


Sonder Academy Melbourne

475 South John Rodes Boulevard
Melbourne, Florida 32904

Sonder Academy Ocala

3850 West Anthony Rd

Ocala, Florida 34475