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Passion Led Us Here



Compass Outreach and Education Center, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to cultivate a community of lifelong learners by providing personalized educational experiences, designed to fit the lifestyles of our families. The organization provides outreach support  and community service to lower income families and educational services to residents of the Broward County, FL area.  The non-profit was founded in 2014 by Laurel E. Suarez, an educator with 25 years of experience, whose desire is to provide educational opportunities that fit the lifestyles of the learning community members.  The Organization operates in accordance with its bylaws, and decision making is governed by school policies. The day-to-day operations of the school are managed by the School Director.



The Organization’s board consists of an experienced team of professionals and parent volunteers who meet quarterly  or, as needed, to provide oversight and establish policies for the administration of the school.  



Laurel E. Suarez, Founder and Director

Mercedes Moorehead, Vice-President

Kheyanna Suarez, Secretary

Chivante Powell, Treasurer

Felicia Rattray, Board Member

Dawud Shillingford, Board Member

David Stiles, Board Member



If a parent has a grievance or complaint, please follow the process below:

  1. Seek to resolve the problem with the teacher, if applicable.

  2. If the problem is not resolved, contact the school parent liaison Aneida Vargas at

  3. If still unresolved, please contact the board president and school director at or 754.307.7601.

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