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OUR TEAM

Our goal is to provide quality intervention for students who learn differently and offer programs of instruction to the schools and the community.

Miriam Jordan M.S., Ed PCET
Executive Director

Miriam Jordan has 28 years of teaching experience. She is a certified educational therapist and NILD instructor. Miriam received her Bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and her Master’s degree from the University of Miami in early childhood special education. In 2006, she founded the organization 1 Child At A Time, Inc. Faith, trust, integrity, and building relationships comprise the very essence of her educational approach, which is defined by a teachable spirit. 

Janice Brito
POP Specialist

Janice Brito has 21 years of teaching experience and has an AA in Fashion Merchandising. She is our POP specialist and has her Search and Teach certification. Janice loves to spend time with family, read, travel especially to Minneapolis where her grandsons live, and she enjoys shopping. Janice joined our team in 2015 because of her love, passion for teaching and knowing that God comes first in working with our families.

Ivette Rego
NILD Reading Specialist

Ivette Rego is no stranger to 1 Child At A Time. She began with our organization in 2012 and took some time off to have a family. Ivette has over 16 years of teaching experience and has a BA in English Minor in Secondary Education with a NILD Reading Rx and Grant Writing Certificate. She enjoys spending time with family, listening to live music, traveling, watering her plants and writing creatively. Ivette chose to serve on our team because of our model provides the tools needed to assist the whole child.

Marlene Hartman
Reading Specialist

Marlene Hartman has worked in the educational field since 1992 from public to private schools.  She has her Search and Teach certification and serves as our Reading Specialist. Marlene enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with family and friends. She chose to serve with 1 Child At A Time because of the sincerity, dedication and commitment to serve children.

Lorraine Patiño
Search and Teach Educator

Lorraine Patino has two years of teaching experience.  She has her Search and Teach Certificate and is a substitute teacher for Miami Dade Public Schools. This December she will complete her AA Degree in Education. She enjoys watching movies and chose to be part of our team because she saw results with her own daughter through educational therapy. She was moved by the love, care and approach given to each child and the communication with the parents. 

Andrea Mejia
Office Assistant

Andrea Mejia has 3 years of office experience and a willingness to learn and serve. She has an AA degree in Psychology and is currently attending Florida International University. On her spare time, Andrea enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, music and discovering God's gifts of beauty through nature. She joined our team in 2018 and is blessed to experience new things and work with others. Andrea loves to see the joy of children's academic progress and serve our families.