About Us

Dragonfly Academy was founded with the goal of providing accessible science education to Jacksonville. At Dragonfly Academy we provide a safe and structured environment for children to learn about the natural world and help develop the socio-emotional skills that will help them through adulthood. 

Lizzy Ellis

Elizabeth (Lizzy) received her Bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida in Environmental Science. She went on to work at Tree Hill Nature Center as the Lead Naturalist for 6 years. After receiving an Education degree from Jacksonville University, she taught elementary science at KIPP Jacksonville Schools for two years prior to founding Jax Dragonfly Academy.

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