Children at Coral Reef Academy are surrounded by caring, highly training professionals seeking to improve the life of their students. Staff are uniquely qualified to provide the level of specialized care that enables each child to make significant and ongoing improvements in behavior, communication, and social skills. These improvements result from the tireless work of the staff combined with our uncompromising commitment to the highest standards.
The program is overseen by Dr. Lindsy Wagner, a Pediatric Neuropsychologist who started her career in a school for individuals with developmental disabilities in Pittsburgh known as the Watson Institute. She has been providing psychological testing, educational testing, and counseling on St. Croix and St. Thomas for close to ten years.
Teachers at Coral Reef Academy are certified Special Education Teachers K-12, and specialize in students with moderate to severe special needs. They work with students one-on-one and in small groups, combining best practices from the fields of TEACCH and traditional Special Education.