Who We Are


VISIONARY: Virginia Emmons McNaught, MSEd,  is co-founder and President of Educate Tomorrow, the chair of the board of Learning One to One Foundation, and is a co-founder of the SEED School of Miami.  Virginia began visioning the Global Field Academy while in the Peace Corps in Africa. She sought to create a option for all children, including her own, where no matter your socio-economic status, all members of the family could participate in the learning process and use the world as their classroom. Read Full Bio

DIRECTOR: Samiya Johnson, is the founding Director and Lead Educational Coach of Global Field Academy, a graduate of University of Florida with a BA in English, she holds a Florida and Texas Director's Credentials for School-Aged and Early Childhood learning, and a Montessori Teaching Certificate.  She has also taught middle and high school in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.  Samiya was also the Founder of Miami Gardens Montessori and Montessori Smart Learning Academy. "Impacting the lives of children globally." Samiya, shares "It is my belief and philosophy that all children should have a right to a quality and enjoyable educational experience, no matter their demographic background, race, creed or religion.  Each child should be able to learn at his/her discretion with out any limits or boundaries... and the opportunity to explore and think outside the box."  

Educational Think Tank

Since 2011, non-profit and for profit leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators, way researchers and most importantly students and their families have been meeting to vision a way to create the most robust educational experience these leaders and organizations could think of.  They include but are not limited to:

Unity on the Bay

Learning One to One Foundation

Educate Tomorrow

Center for Social Change

University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development

Guitars Over Guns

Arts for Learning

Who We Are

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