Our Team

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Jerry Williamson

Founder / Headmaster

Founder/Headmaster of Rise Preparatory Academy in 2018. BA in Education from Florida International University. 20+ years teaching experience.

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Annette Williamson

Certified Teacher

Adjunct Professor. BA in Finance - University of Miami, MS in Mathematics - Florida State University, DMin Theology and Ministry - Jacksonville Theological Seminary. 20+ years teaching experience.


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Laray Bess

Assistant Education Director and Paraprofessional

Attending MDC seeking degree in Business Administration with a minor in education. 4 years experience as an Assistant Education Director and Paraprofessional.