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Taylor Munley
Emerald Coast Learning Center Teacher

Taylor is a 2010 graduate of Northwest Florida State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, including endorsements for English as a Second Language and Reading.

She was joined the Emerald Coast Autism Center staff in 2012, as a behavior therapist, In 2014, and later transitioned to the Emerald Coast Learning Center's (ECLC) first teacher. She is Florida certified to teach elementary education. Previously, Taylor worked as a substitute teacher in the Okaloosa County School District. Taylor primarily taught in first grade classrooms working with special needs students In the future, Taylor plans to begin work towards a master’s degree in Education with a focus in Special Education.


Yazdel Alvarez
Emerald Coast Learning Center Paraprofessional

Yazdel is a 1987 graduate of Catholic University with a bachelor's degree in General Science with minors in Psychology and Pre-Med. She received her Teaching Certification in 2009, from Northwest Florida State College. She also holds a level III certification from the National Institute of Learning Differences, as well as from the International Renewal Institute. In 2015, Yazdel joined the Emerald Coast Learning Center classroom with 15 years of teaching experience, and 10 years of experience as an educational therapist.