Campaign of Marcia Andrews

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Palm Beach County School Board, Board Member, District 6, 2010-present
  • Up Front Consulting, LLC, Founder and President, 2008-2010
  • Polo Park Middle School (Top 5 School), Principal 2006-2008
  • Palm Beach County School District:
    • Chief Officer of Recruitment, 2003-2006
    • Chief Personnel Officer, 2000-2003
    • Department of Employment and Placement Services, Director, 1994-1999
  • Bear Lakes Middle School, Principal, 1993-1994
  • Palm Beach County School District, Personnel Specialist/Lead Instructional Specialist, 1986-1993
  • Jefferson Davis Middle School, Assistant Principal, 1981-1986; Teacher, 6th Grade, 1973-1980

FORMER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA), Board of Directors, Region 6, 1998-2002; Conference Chairman, 1997-1998
  • Florida Association of School Personnel Administrators (FASPA), President 2000-2003; Board of Directors, 1995-1999
  • Southeastern Association for School, College, and University Staffing (SEASCUS), State Membership Chairman, 1995-1996
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AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Green-Garner Award, Finalist, 2022
  • Florida School Boards Association, Equity Award, 2021
  • City of Belle Glade Parks and Recreation, Destination Success Award, 2021
  • Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Shining Star Educator of the Year Award, 2019
  • City of Pahokee, Key to the City, 2018
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Theta Gamma Gamma Chapter, Citizen of the Year, 2018
  • National Association for Bilingual Education, Excellence in Education Award, 2017
  • Glades Region Tri-Cities Education Committee, Excellence in Education Award, 2016
  • Relay for Life, Honorary Chairman, Royal Palm Beach, 2014
  • Haitian American Solidarity Center, Human Progress Pillar of Society Award, 2014
  • Palm Beach County Democratic Black Caucus, Call to Action Award, 2014
  • Palm Beach County School District, Partners in Education Award, 2013
  • ITT Technical Institute, Appreciation Award, 2013
  • Inner City Youth Golfers, Inc., Leadership Award, 2013
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Woman of the Year, 2013
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, ATHENA Award Nominee, 2013
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Education Award, 2012
  • Urban League of Palm Beach County, National Achievers Society Award, 2011
  • Black Educators Caucus, Unsung Hero Award, 2011
  • The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Sociedad Hispanica De Amistad, Member of the Year Award, 2011
  • Glades Region Tri-Cities Education Committee, Special Education Award, 2010
  • Classroom Teachers Association, Outstanding Human Resources Administrator, 2006
  • Classroom Teachers Association, Unsung Hero, Human and Civil Rights, 1999

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Florida School Boards Association, Master Board Certification, 2012
  • University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, Executive Leadership Training, Certification, 2004
  • Master of Science (M.S.), Administration and Supervision, Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Elementary Education, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1973

CURRENT AND FORMER EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

  • Council of the Great City Schools Executive Committee, Executive Board, Member; Board Member
  • Communities in Schools, Palm Beach County, Board Member
  • Glades Region Career Readiness Roundtable, Founder and Member
  • Glades Region Tri-Cities Education Committee, Member
  • Take Stock in Children, Board Member
  • Sweet Dream Makers Advisory Board, Board Member
  • U.S. Select Service Board, Board Member
  • Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, Board Member
  • Equality Florida LGBTQ+ Advisory Board, Board Member
  • Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Pahokee Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Florida School Boards Association, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Florida School Boards Association, Equity Committee, Former Chairman
  • Florida School Boards Association, Advocacy Committee, Former Vice Chairman
  • Florida School Boards Association, Legislative Committee, Former Member; Former Palm Beach County School Board Representative
  • Florida High School Athletic Association Representative Assembly, Former Board Member
  • Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, 15th Judicial Circuit, Former Board Member
  • Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Former Member
  • Children’s Home Society, Mentoring Program, Former Member
  • Madison Green Master Community Association, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Urban League of Palm Beach County, Board of Directors, Former Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • Project Mosaic Committee Member, Former Member
  • NAACP, Life Member
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Member