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About Capstone Academy

In 2004, Capstone Academy – Pensacola became the first, and remains the only free PreK Exceptional Student Education public charter school in the Escambia County/Santa Rosa County areas to incorporate therapies with specialized education for children beginning from ages three to five years old.

Based on individual needs, our teachers and therapists develop a program that is tailored to your child’s specific goal whether it is social/emotional, pre-academics, communication, or self-help.

Capstone’s Pediatric Therapy Clinic provide private outpatient therapy services for infants and children by evaluating and treating a variety of impairments and disorders related to

disorders related to speech, language, sound production, communication, feeding, cognition, developmental, behavioral, fine motor and sensory needs.

Capstone Academy Milton Child Care Center provides year round childcare, School Readiness, and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten services. This program is located at our Milton location and serves infants to children up to 5 years of age.

About the CEO

Dr. Sherry A. White
Capstone Adaptive Learning and Therapy Centers, Inc.

Dr. Sherry A. White has served as the President/CEO of Capstone Adaptive Learning and Therapy Centers, Inc. (f/k/a United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Florida) since April 1991. She has nearly 35 years of experience in the nonprofit sector working for the Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC), YWCA, and Capstone.
She has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of South Alabama in Mobile and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of West Florida. Dr. White then attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa where she received her Doctorate in Public Administration.
In December 2008, she received her certificate of completion for Masters Level Certified Behavioral Analysis course at the University of North Texas. She has taught at multiple universities as an adjunct professor over the past 20 years and served as a consultant for numerous organizations. Actively striving for the advancement and well being of infants, children, and students with significant disabilities in Northwest Florida, Dr. White works diligently through her service on various local, state, and national committees and boards on behalf of children with disabilities.

Meet Our Team

Why Choose Capstone?

  • Low child/staff ratio
  • Small class sizes
  • Individualized programs
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Summer Camps
  • School Readiness

Hours of Operation


School Hours:

8:20 am – 12:45 pm

Children’s Therapy Clinic Hours:

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Capstone Milton Child Care Center Hours:

7:30 am – 5:30 pm

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