Mandy Doss is the Head at St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Marketing/Sales Management from Florida Atlantic University in 2000. In 2002, she returned to school to pursue a career in education and received her ESOL endorsement, as well as her professional teaching certificate through the state of Florida. Mrs. Doss has been involved in both public and private elementary education for the past 20 years. She has been employed at St. Andrew's since 2008 in a variety of roles, which include teaching, academic support, admissions, and administration. Mrs. Doss is an Episcopalian and is also a proud member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
Assistant Head of Academy
Charlie Bridge is the Assistant Head of Academy at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy. Mr. Bridge has been employed at St. Andrew's since 2018 in a variety of roles, which include teaching, athletics, student life, and administration. Mr. Bridge received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services with a concentration in Youth and Family Studies from Indian River State College. Mr. Bridge worked in the collegiate athletic field. While at SUNY Jefferson, a state college located in New York, he undertook a variety of roles including eight years as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, five years as Head Women’s Softball Coach, Director of Intramurals, and adjunct instructor. While at SUNY Jefferson he was recognized as both the Mid-State Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball and Women’s Softball Coach of the Year. His men’s basketball team once climbed as high as #7 in the country and his softball team ascended the ranks to #16 in the country. Mr. Bridge also spent the previous eight summers on the Senior Staff at Camp Kennybrook, an overnight summer camp located in the Catskill Mountains.
Chief Financial Officer
Tiffany Nixon is the Chief Financial Officer for St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy. A lifelong resident of St. Lucie County, Mrs. Nixon graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Management from Indian River State College. Mrs. Nixon has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, holding positions in leadership, wealth management, and commercial banking and lending. She previously held series 7 and 66 investment advisory licenses. Mrs. Nixon most recently served as Treasurer for the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy Board of Trustees. Her role at the Academy is finance and human resources.
John Causby is the IT Administrator who oversees all the technological needs at St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy. Mr. Causby has over 29 years of experience in the IT industry, with five of those years here at the Academy. He graduated with a degree in Computer Technology from Keiser University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He is CompTIA A+ certified and has certifications from Microsoft and Dell. Before joining St. Andrew's, Mr. Causby worked in various IT positions in the private and public sectors throughout South Florida. As the IT Administrator for St. Andrew's, his mission is to support technological advances to allow students and faculty to reap the benefits of modern IT developments.
Director of Student Life
Barbie Miranda joined our SAEA family in March of 2022. She has over 10 years of experience in the education setting. Barbie earned both her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University.
Before joining St. Andrew’s she worked in a charter school setting where she held the position of Activities Director for 8 years. While working at the charter school, she also coached cheerleading at the elementary level and was a ballet instructor for the primary grades.
Aleshia Howard is currently a Middle School Math and Leadership Teacher with five years of in classroom instructional experience. She has two years of experience providing enrichment and academic support services to help students excel.
She currently holds an MBA in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resources as well as a state teaching certification in Business for grades 6-12.
As a teacher, she believes the best way to make a significant impact in the life of a child is to cultivate a healthy relationship with the parent or the child’s family unit.
Susan Tedder has been a proud staff member at St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy for over 12 years. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of education, most of which has been in the elementary grade levels (2nd-6th grade).
Mrs. Tedder is a Florida native and earned her master's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Florida…Go Gators! She has held a Professional Educator’s Certificate through the Florida Department of Education since 2000 and is certified to teach grades 1-6.
Mrs. Tedder has been happily married for over 20 years and is blessed with two amazing teenagers, who both attended St. Andrew’s. Some of her favorite pastimes are spending time and camping with her family, attending tailgates and games for the Florida Gators, and hiking in the North Carolina mountains.