Sr. Regina Maraizu, PDG, MA

Elementary School Teacher Grades 3rd - 5th, Academy Principal

Sr. Regina is a member of the Sisters of Jesus the High Priest congregation. Sr. Regina has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Post Graduate in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, Management and Policy. Sister has worked in many different schools in Nigeria, New Jersey and Florida as a teacher and Director for Religious Education (DRE). Sister's love for children has helped her over the years and has made her to become children's advocate. Currently, Sister is the Elementary Teacher and the Assistant Principal of CuttingEdge Learning Academy.


Mr. Eduardo Crespo, MA

Middle and High School Math, Science, K-12 Art Teacher

Mr. Crespo has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Venezuela. He had several Engineering responsibilities covering: Field Engineering, Project Manager, Director of Engineering up to become Independent Consultant in the area of IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) and Satellite Telecommunications. In the field of Education, Mr. Crespo  taught Calculus and Satellite Communications Technology at the University of Bolivia, in Venezuela. He was a Math teacher for Middle and High School and a substitute Math teacher for the Hillsborough County Public School in Dover Elementary. Mr. Crespo is an accomplished artist and sculptor. Currrently, Mr. Crespo is a very proud Middle School Math, science and Art Teacher at CuttingEdge learning Academy.


Ms. Katie Welch, MA

K-12 Drama/Theater, Music, Photography & Computer, Elementary Religion Teacher 

Ms. Katie received Bachelors and Masters degrees in Art and ESE Education from Lynn University. She is a 2009 graduate of Tampa Catholic High School. She has been involved with children for many years.  She was an assistant director for the Tampa Bay Family Theater. Ms. Katie instructed youth theater classes at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center for many years. In her senior year in high school, she wrote, produced, and directed the Spring Performance at Tampa Catholic High School. She volunteered at the Kids Like Us (KLU) educational enrichment project at Lynn University. She served as a Vacation Bible School teacher. She was the President of Newman Club (Catholic Student Organization) and Secretary of Drama Club at Lynn University. Currently, Ms. Katie is a proud Elementary, Middle, High and Drama Teacher at CuttingEdge Learning Academy.


Mrs. Melody Rodriguez

Elementary, Grades K - 2nd


Ms. Lupe Gladu

Middle and High School Social Studies, Language Arts and K-12 Spanish Teacher 

Ms. Adele Martinez

Administrative Manager

Ms. Rhea Rose

Administrative Assistant