• What our students are saying about the ACE experience…

    “Love the classes. Love the teachers. Love the friendships made. Love to learn at ACE.”  Joanna B.

    “I am so happy with Mr. Galvez. He is able to teach dancing while observing CDC safety guidelines. This helps me enjoy the class because I feel safe. Dancing helps me disconnect from all of the stress from the pandemic, politics, etc.”  Maria M., Ballroom Dance Intermediate with Jhon Galvez 

    “Patricia is encouraging and patient. She goes the extra mile. Open studio slideshows are a much-loved extra!”  Mosaics with Patricia Rockwood

    “So interesting, love how Baila ties art to all of the social and political happenings of that time. Loved the convenience of the Zoom format too!”  The Renaissance: The Reemergence of the Arts & Sciences - online class with Baila Miller

    “I am taking Belly Dancing and I feel safe with the way she conducts the class; it lets me enjoy the class without worrying about the virus.” Bellydancing with Sindy Slowinski

    “Knowledgeable & engaging instructor with an open, non-judgmental stance. Respectful of all levels.” iPhone Step 1 with Bill Crowe

    “Anja has a great energy about her - kind and patient style.”  Pottery Beyond Bootcamp with Anja Palombo

    “Julie can teach anyone! She makes something that looks hard - easy!”  Zentangle with Julie Burch

    “Alison is the best language instructor I have ever had! Well informed, excellent teaching skills, good sense of humor, one of the best at ACE!”  French with Alison Tanner

     “Ann is very patient and a great instructor! She knows the game, can assess form and advise correction readily.”  Tennis with Ann Moore

    “Ursula is an excellent instructor. Her attitude, humor, and method of teaching exceeded my expectations. Kudos!” Mah Jongg with Ursula Jones

    “Mr. Solinko has a wealth of experience in landscape design. He brings organization to what would otherwise be a confusing process.”  Designing your Florida Yard with Frank Solinko

    “Doug knows how to coach! He is an outstanding instructor and he knows the game.”  Pickleball with Doug Armstrong

    “I’ve learned so much about Sarasota. You go by these places day in and day out, and you don’t realize what’s there.”  Robert D., Classroom on Wheels with Brenda Lee

    “Elaine is delightful - she's an exceptional teacher, encouraging & helpful with everyone.“ Watercolor Beginning with Elaine Charney