Meet Our Faculty

Welcome to the Creative Inspiration Journey School (CIJS) faculty page. Our faculty members are qualified educators composed of deeply caring professionals.  Our Pedagogical (curriculum) Faculty include: Educational Director, School Director, Studio Specialist and Pedagogical Support. All faculty members have undergone an extensive background screening, CPR and First Aid Certifications.

All educators participate in ongoing Professional Development (PD) continued education. Some opportunities include participating in weekly planning meetings, monthly faculty in-service training sessions, and working with consultants in our school along with others both nationally and internationally.

Below are some of the faculty members.  Please click on a photo to see a full biography and also for contact information so you can keep in touch with them. If you have any questions about our faculty, call us directly at (407) 327-4000.

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Ms. Marquis

I’d like to welcome you to Creative Inspiration Journey School (CIJS). I’m one of the owners of CIJS.  I was born in Ohio, but moved to Maryland as a young child.  I found myself back in Ohio...
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Sharon Kessinger

Dear Parents and fellow Educators at Creative Inspiration Journey School (CIJS), I would like to start by saying I am very excited to be part of the education staff at CIJS. I grew up here in...
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Vanessa Poltarack

Director Hello everyone, my name is Vanessa Poltarack. I have been at CIJS since it opened in 2014.  My favorite age to work with has always been the toddlers, because I love to see their emerging...