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Abby Freedman
Abby M. Freedman
School Board Chair
600 SE Third Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
USA
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T: 754.321.2004
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PERSONAL:    Abby Freedman is a native of East Brunswick, New Jersey.  A resident of Parkland, she is married to Dr. Alan Freedman and is the mother of three children, Beau, Jarrod and Harrison, who attend Broward County Public Schools. 

EDUCATION:  Abby Freedman graduated from East Brunswick High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida. She also earned a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law and completed Elementary Education coursework at Florida Atlantic University.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Abby Freedman was a certified elementary and religious school teacher.  She has worked as a financial officer and budget coordinator. She has also served as a legal intern for the Pentagon.
 

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP:  Abby Freedman is an advocate for all children and has been a parent/volunteer activist in Broward County Public Schools for many years. She consistently lends her time, expertise and support to teachers, administrators and students. She is a founding member of Not My Daughter…find a cure now, an organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.  She has been a key contributor to major fundraising efforts on behalf of Temple Beth Am, Congregation Kol Tikvah and District 4 schools. She supports JAFCO (Jewish Adoption Foster Care Options), serving as a Godparent to many children to guarantee them a safe environment. She is also a lifelong member of Hadassh, an organization that helps children in need and provides worldwide humanitarian aid.  

Abby Freedman was elected in 2012 as the District 4 Broward County School Board member. 
 

DISTRICT 4 SCHOOLS
 
Combination
  • Coral Springs PK-8
  • North Lauderdale PK-8
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Elementary
  • Broadview
  • Challenger
  • Coral Park
  • Coral Springs
  • Country Hills
  • Eagle Ridge
  • Forest Hills
  • Heron Heights
  • Hunt, James
  • Maplewood
  • Morrow
  • North Lauderdale
  • Park Springs
  • Park Trails
  • Parkside
  • Pinewood
  • Ramblewood
  • Riverglades
  • Riverside
  • Tamarac
  • Westchester
Middle
  • Coral Springs
  • Forest Glen
  • Millennium
  • Ramblewood
  • Sawgrass Springs
  • Silver Lakes
  • Westglades
High
  • Coral Glades
  • Coral Springs
  • Stoneman Douglas
  • Taravella, J.P
Centers/Colleges
  • Coral Glades
  • Coral Springs
  • Stoneman Douglas
  • Taravella, J.P
Charters
  • Broward Math and Science Schools
  • Coral Springs Charter School
  • Eagles' Nest Middle
  • Everest Charter School
  • Excelsior Charter of Broward
  • Imagine Charter School at Broward
  • Imagine Elementary School at North Lauderdale
  • North Broward Academy of Excellence Elementary
  • North Broward Academy of Excellence Middle
  • Panacea Prep Charter Schooll
  • Renaissance Charter School at University
  • Renaissance Charter School of Coral Springs
  • RISE Academy of Science & Technology
  • Somerset Preparatory Academy Charter at North Lauderdale
  • Somerset Preparatory Charter High at North Lauderdale