Florida Association for District School Superintendents

  • Legislative Platform

    Superintendents want Florida to lead the nation in K-12 education. We need legislation that will give us the financial resources and also remove the restrictive obstacles that hinder progress towards that end. Read more

  • Florida Education Investment Trust Fund

    The Florida Association of District School Superintendents and the Florida School Boards Association have created the Florida Education Investment Trust Fund (FEITF). Read more

  • Empowering Effective Teachers

    Empowering Effective Teaching (EET)

    The EET is a partnership between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) to ensure that all FLorida students graduate from high school prepared to succeed in college and career. Read more

Common Core for District Staff
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 Standards for District Leaders

Events

 
  • Economic Forces Impacting Education (New Superintendents)
    Date: January 18-19, 2017
    Location: FHSAA Office, Gainesville
  • Institute for Administrative Assistants/Secretaries to Superintendents
    Date: February 1-3, 2017
    Location: Renaissance Hotel at the International Plaza, Tampa
  • Legal Aspects of Leading a Florida School District (New Superintendents)
    Date: February 15-16, 2017
    Location: FHSAA Office, Gainesville
  • FADSS Board of Directors Meeting at the Spring Conference
    Date: March 15, 2017
    Location: University Center Club, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • FADSS Spring Leadership Conference
    Date: March 15-17, 2017
    Location: University Center Club, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Superintendents Role as Educational Leader (New Superintendents)
    Date: April 19-20, 2017
    Location: FHSAA Office, Gainesville
  • Employee Relations and Collective Bargaining (New Superintendents)
    Date: May 17-18, 2017
    Location: FHSAA Office, Gainesville
  • FADSS Board of Directors Meeting at the FSBA/FADSS Joint Conference
    Date: June 15, 2017
    Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Tampa
  • FSBA/FADSS Joint Conference
    Date: June 15-16, 2017
    Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Tampa

2017 Florida Superintendent of the Year  

 Dr. Barbara Jenkins Named 2017 Florida Superintendent of the Year

Orange County Public Schools (OCPS)Superintendent Dr. Barbara Jenkins was selected as Florida’s 2017 Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS).  Jenkins was formally recognized today in Tampa during the joint meeting of FADSS and the Florida School Boards Association.

“Barbara is widely respected throughout Florida, not only by the superintendents of Florida, but by all who know her and have had the opportunity to work with her,” states FADSS President and Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas. Adding, “Undoubtedly this high level of respect is a clear reflection of her exemplary work ethic, and a true passion and dedication to always make decisions that are in the best interests of students,” adds Thomas.

FADSS Business Partner Newsletter  

Noteable News  

Todd Bowden Named Sarasota County Schools Next Superintendent -- replacing outgoing Superintendent Lori White

  Todd Bowden will replace Lori White, who is scheduled to retire as 
  superintendent on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

  “I am extremely grateful to the School Board for the confidence  
   they have placed in me,” Bowden said. He also credited White for
   being “responsible in large part for my success in this district. It is
   such a well-run, r
espected district and I want to perpetuate that
   trust the community has in us.”


Glades County Superintendent Scott Bass Elected to FADSS Board of Directors

... “Scott is highly respected by his colleagues and a welcome addition to the FADSS board of directors,” states FADSS CEO and Florida Senator Bill Montford. “Like Scott, the superintendents that make up FADSS leadership are stellar educators that have dedicated their life’s work to ensuring the integrity of Florida’s public school system,” adds Montford. “I look forward to Scott’s contributions as the Area VI Director.”

 

43 School Districts Recognized as Florida Healthy School Districts

The Florida Coordinated School Health Partnership, Florida Action for Healthy Kids, Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and Florida Healthy Kids Corporation recognize the following 43 school districts as Florida Healthy School Districts. This recognition was determined by submission of the Florida Healthy School District Self-Assessment and a score rating at the bronze, silver or gold level.

Read more here.

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