Dr. Awilda Pagan-Elliot
Middle School and High School Student Counselor
Dr. Elliot joined FOA in 2016. She began her career at FOA as the Middle School 6th grade teacher and served in that capacity for two years. She now teaches High School English and various electives.
She earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from John Bay College in New York City. She also received a Master of Science Degree in Education and a Graduate Certificate in Counseling from Capella University in 2012. She has been teaching for over 15 years.
Dr. Elliot has earned a Doctorate Degree in Christian Counseling and is a Minister of Christian Counseling. She will also be ordained as a Minister by the end of 2020. She currently serves as a Chaplain and ministers in hospitals and nursing homes alongside her husband.