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Located off Tuskawilla Road on Gary Hillery Drive, our Winter Springs School offers small class sizes and highly qualified professionals. Willow School of Winter Springs (formerly Bridges Academy) was founded in November, 2003 by its original owner under the name of Bridges Academy.  Willow Schools specializes in providing outstanding research-based academic interventions for students with learning disabilities.


894 Gary Hillery Drive
Winter Springs, FL 32708
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Mrs. Carla J. Brandt holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Barry University, a Bachelor’s Degree in K-12 Specific Learning Disabilities from the University of Central Florida, and a Florida Certification is Specific Learning Disabilities for grades K-12. Carla joined us as a teacher in June, 2005 and transitioned into administration in January of 2007. She brought 10 years of experience working with elementary, middle, and high school students with learning differences in both public and private education arenas when she joined our staff. Mrs. Brandt has been working with the Fast ForWord family of products since 1998 and has extensive experience using diagnostic testing to evaluate student progress and to determine appropriate curriculum to meet student needs. Additionally, she is an experienced Social Bridges facilitator. She is dedicated to using a collaborative approach that includes input from parents, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to meet the needs of every student.
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Corporate Owned
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7:30am - 4:00pm
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Mrs. Carla J. Brandt