Leon County Schools Superintendent Rocky Hanna
with Florida Music Education Association Award
The Florida Music
Education Association (FMEA) selected Superintendent Rocky Hanna as the 2020 FMEA Superintendent of the Year.
FMEA Superintendent of the Year is awarded to the Florida school district
superintendent who is not a professional music educator but has displayed
ardent support of the district’s school music programs. This award recognizes leadership, excellence
in encouragement and promotion of music education in Florida schools.
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Citrus County Superintendent Sandra "Sam" Himmel Named Florida 2020 Superintendent of the Year
Himmel was formally recognized today in Tampa during
the joint meeting of FADSS and the Florida School Boards Association.
“Sam Himmel is
an outstanding superintendent with a singular focus and commitment to student
success,” states FADSS President and Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt
Browning. “Sam is not only an
exceptional superintendent with a proven track record of success; she truly epitomizes what a
good superintendent should be and is very deserving of this recognition,” adds Browning.
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Lake County Schools Superintendent Receives CFEF2019 STAR Award
County Schools Superintendent Diane Kornegay was selected by the
Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) as the recipient of
the 2019 STAR Award. The Start Award is given to a superintendent for
exemplary leadership in championing community and business involvement
in education through her local education foundation.
Congratulations Superintendent Kornegay!
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FADSS Free Ethics Training is now ONLINE.
This training is provided free of charge as a service to superintendents and school districts and serves to satisfy the annual ethics training requirements pursuant to Section 112.3142, Florida Statutes.
Pasco County school first in world to use synthetic frogs for dissections
“The Pasco County School District is committed to being a leader in
innovation and opportunity for students, so we are excited to announce
that Mitchell High School is the first in the world to use SynFrogs in
science labs, giving our students a learning experience no other
students have ever had,” said Kurt Browning, Pasco County Superintendent
The Florida Dept. of Juvenile Justice has launched the "Its No Joke awareness campaign"
aimed at addressing school threats & educating young people about
the consequences of making school threats & how doing so can lead to
being arrested and charged with a felony. #ItsNoJoke
Shout out to all of the companies that participated in FADSS 2019 Fall Conference & Business Partner Showcase. A full listing of companies can be found in FADSS Fall Conference Digital Directory.
Healthy Kids Announces:
17 New Florida Healthy School District Award Winners Announced
district policies, practices and procedures with the highest standards
of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model promises a
positive impact on the social, emotional and physical well-being of
students and staff,” said
Bill Montford, Florida Senator and CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents.
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