Florida’s Top Educators Selected for Leadership Florida’s Education Program
Tallahassee, FL September 28, 2018 – Leadership Florida® announces new class members selected for its Education Class IV program. For thirty-seven years, Leadership Florida has produced programs for Florida leaders who are diverse in their professional, geographic and philosophical perspectives. Thanks to the funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Helios Education Foundation, Florida Department of Education, Florida Education Foundation, and PNC Bank, Leadership Florida has been able to provide the same world-class programming for Florida educators who have a passion for education and the state of Florida.
Leadership Florida Education Class IV includes accomplished superintendents, school board members, principals, teachers, state education department professionals, education foundation representatives, association leaders, business partners, and other public officials. Over the course of eight months, the class members will intensively focus on the opportunities and challenges associated with making Florida the number one state in the country for public education. Each session will provide program participants with a comprehensive look at K-12 education from international, national and statewide perspectives for the purpose of advancing K-12 outcomes in Florida.
“I am so proud of how far our Education program has come in the last four years. Education is at the center of our future’s core, and it is an honor to provide our newest members with information and ideas they can use to elevate their schools and communities,” said Wendy Spencer, president and chief executive officer of Leadership Florida.
Pam Rauch, the board chair of Leadership Florida and vice president of external affairs and economic development for Florida Power and Light added, “Leadership Florida’s programs are truly remarkable, and Leadership Florida Education is no exception. This program brings change to our schools throughout Florida, and these new members will be part of that growing change.”
About Leadership Florida
For thirty-seven years, Leadership Florida has dedicated itself to bringing together emerging and existing leaders from across the state to challenge, prepare, and inspire them to build a better Florida. As a respected non-partisan organization, Leadership Florida provides meaningful forums and creates unique opportunities introducing members to fresh transformative ideas and information. Leadership Florida is a federally registered trademark.