PERSONAL: Resident of Broward County, mother of two daughters, Emma and Sarah, both attend Broward County Public Schools.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Emotionally Handicapped Education; earned a Master of Science from Nova Southeastern University in Emotional Disturbance Education with a Certification in Educational Leadership; achieved and maintains "Certified" School Board Member status from the Florida School Boards Association.
COMMUNITY/SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT: Robin is the immediate past chair of the Children’s Services Council as well as a current Board member, and she serves as the Chair of their Special Needs Advisory Coalition. She is a member of numerous boards and organizations including the Department of Juvenile Justice Judicial 17th Circuit Advisory Board and is the vice chair of the Broward County Comprehensive School Health Advisory Committee (BSHAC). Robin is the Broward County School Board representative to the Broward County Public Safety Coordinating Council Advisory Board, the National Affiliate Advocacy Network (NAAN) and the National School Board Association (NSBA). She is an alternate Broward County School Board representative to the Broward County Value Adjustment Board (VAB), the Broward League of Cities, the Council of the Great City Schools, the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE), Legislative Liaison – Federal and the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Former Teacher of Students identified as Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities, North County Elem.; Exceptional Student Education Chairperson, North County Elem.; former Assistant Principal at Poinciana Park Elem., Liberty City, Florida; former City Commissioner for the City of Weston; elected to the School Board of Broward County Seat 9 Countywide in 2004; chosen by her colleagues to serve as Chairperson in 2007; re-elected in 2008 to her second term as the Seat 9 Countywide School Board Member.
At-Large Board Members Represent All Broward County Public Schools