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Faculty & Staff

The Wellington Preparatory School is a coeducational, non-sectarian private school with a mission to deliver a top academic education, while providing supportive co-curricular activities.

Jeffrey Altschuler

Founder and President

Jeffrey Altschuler founded The Wellington Preparatory School after a successful career growing Meritas Schools. Meritas is a premium kindergarten through 12th grade family of college preparatory schools around the world. Mr. Altschuler was a founder of the Meritas school system and president of the US schools division. Prior to founding Meritas, he was a partial owner of the North Broward Preparatory School, a high quality preparatory school located on a 70 acre campus just south of Boca Raton, Florida. Mr. Altschuler earned a Masters in Business degree from the University of Chicago, a second Masters degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelors degree from Carnegie Mellon University. He brings his knowledge in managing college preparatory schools to the development and growth of Wellington Prep.

Sandy Montoya


Ms. Montoya has extensive experience in the education industry. She worked in the public school system and charter school system for many years. She is also the director of Wellington Prep’s sister school, Planet Kids at Wellington. Ms. Montoya holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University in Educational Management.

Ms. Frankel 

Kindergarten Teacher

Ms. Lauzau

First Grade Teacher

Ms. Carpenter

Second Grade Teacher

Ms. Gomez

Fourth Grade Teacher

Ms. Anderson

Sixth Grade Teacher

Ms. DeBiedma

Art and Spanish Teacher

Ms. DeRomo

Learning Specialist

Ms. Turner

Kindergarten Teacher

Ms. Gonzalez

First Grade Teacher

Ms. Gomez

Third Grade Teacher

Ms. Samuels

Fifth Grade Teacher

Ms. Anderson

Seventh Grade Teacher

Mr. Wojtowicz

Violin Teacher

Amanda Parsons

School Nurse