Cotillion Academy Classes


JLPB Headquarters

470 Columbia Drive, Bldg. F

West Palm Beach, FL  33409

Dates and Times

All classes will be held once a month from 6 pm – 7:30 pm on the following dates:

  1. October 13, 2021
  2. November 10, 2021
  3. December 8, 2021
  4. January 12, 2022
  5. February 9, 2022
  6. March 9, 2022

The Cotillion Finale will be held April 13, 2022*

*As the Junior League of the Palm Beaches navigates this new normal with COVID-19, your children’s safety is of utmost importance. “The Cotillion Academy Finale” is tentatively scheduled for April 13, 2022 – More details to follow. (Registration and Payment is separate from the 6 classes, in the event of cancellation due to COVID-19 you will be refunded the Finale Payment only).

Important Information

Classes will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

Children are asked to arrive a few minutes early to check-in. Parents are asked to please arrive no later than 7:30 p.m. to pick up your child.


There is plenty of parking at the Junior League of the Palm Beaches’ Headquarters.


Individually portioned light refreshments will be provided by JLPB in accordance with health and safety guidelines. Please indicate any food restrictions or allergies on the Registration Form.

Dress Code

Boys – Jacket, tie, collared shirt tucked into long pants with belt and closed-toed shoes.

No jeans, sneakers, flip flops or sandals will be allowed. 

Girls – Appropriate length dresses/skirts, closed-toed shoes and facial covering. 

No jeans, sneakers, flip flops or sandals will be allowed. 

White Gloves Required (Due to COVID-19 concerns, we recommend that families purchase their own pairs of gloves prior to the first class)


Meet our Instructors

Dorothy Logan is an independent consultant working with and for Middle East NGOs, including Middle East Christian Committee (MECHRIC), World Council on the Cedars Revolution (WCCR), and American Mideast Coalition for Democracy (AMCD), partnering with a foreign policy analysts in Washington, D.C., and serving as a constructive editor for books on foreign policy, leadership, and community impact. Immersed in freedom principles and leadership philosophy during her eighteen years of teaching for Palm Beach Atlantic University and ten years of leadership practice in the community, her expertise pulls from a colorful mosaic of experiences and knowledge bases.

Dorothy’s public speaking career was birthed from the aftermath of 9/11 and has covered topics such as the Middle East and Islam, Jihadism and Islamist ideology and strategy (including Obsession events), and the War in Iraq – and the War on Terror – but then moved on to Leadership – and Organizational Culture, Emotional Intelligence – and Power Skills,  Behavioral Analysis and Personality (DISC), and Current Societal Trends.


Wendy Robinson Fernsell is one of three surviving crew members from Delta Flight 191 that crashed on landing in Dallas Fort Worth on August 2, 1985. She describes herself as a survivor, not a hero. Her story is one of triumph, not tragedy.

She is a wife, mother of three daughters, and a teacher in Palm Beach County for the past 5 years.

She has been teaching manners in the Palm Beaches for the past 13 years. She is a native of West Palm Beach, a graduate of Forest Hill High School and Stetson University.


Rachel Davis is an dance instructor and a nationally board-certified music therapist in South Florida. She loves to share her passion for ballroom and Latin dance styles with children and adults through her work with Exquisite Dance Company. Rachel is also the founder of Songs of Life Music Therapy, LLC, where she provides music therapy services and teaches yoga and music lessons. In her spare time, Rachel loves to garden, spend time with her dog, and play underwater hockey.