Our Team

Christy – Teacher


Christy Caldwell has a Bachelor of Arts in speech and theatre Ohio university.

ESL certification from Maximonivel executive language institute in Costa Rica she has taught ESL for 9 years in both USA and Argentina she is published writer and working on her second book.

Tomas Horvath – Academic Manager


Tomas has worked as an Academic Director and ESL teacher for several international language schools and has been in the education field for most of his career. He studied journalism and Spanish in both the US and the University of Madrid, Spain. In addition, he worked as the Editor for the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in New York.

Octávio Melendez – Teacher


I’ve been teaching english as a second language since 1998 to international students. I think it was back in high school when I had my first experience teaching math and I totally fell in love with the idea.

Emilio Dias – Ceo/President


Was born in Sao Bernardo / Sao Paulo / Brazil
Studied at Methodist College (Business Administration) and LCHE (London College of Higher Education)

Tania Cascais

Assistant General Manager/Accreditation and Compliance

I am the Assistant General Manager, responsible for Accreditation and Compliance matters. I have been with MILA since the beginning of the school’s operations.