Recognizing and Celebrating Broward County Public Schools Outstanding Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and School-Related/District Employees.
2020 Assistant Principal of the Year Finalists
The Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year Awards recognize outstanding school administrators for their exemplary contributions to students, schools and communities. Through their innovative leadership and dedication to academic excellence, they have increased student and school performance and have established safe learning environments for our children. These individuals have utilized teamwork and leadership skills to increase student performance, and promote safe learning environments, often through establishing partnerships with parents and community members.
Fort Lauderdale High School
Sean Curran has served as assistant principal at Fort Lauderdale High School for the past five years. “I’ve been fortunate to work with and inspire some of the most brilliant students to achieve great things, and to work with and inspire struggling students to reach their fullest potentials,” said Curran. “We need to ensure that we provide a learning community that allows students the freedom to explore their place in the world and instill in them the confidence to pursue their goals.”
Blanche Ely High School
Cheryl Hodgson-Toeller has spent the last 14 of her 16 years with the District as assistant principal at Blanche Ely High School. “I believe education is the most wonderful and powerful gift we can give to ourselves and others,” Toeller said. “Children are unique and must be exposed to learning in a way that addresses and is cognizant of their individual needs, while being fun, creative and challenging.”
Atlantic Technical College and High School
Vicky LaPorte is in her seventh year as assistant principal at Atlantic Technical College and Technical High School. In 2002, she became one of eight teachers for the first freshman class enrolled at the new high school. “A rigorous academic program is essential for every student,” said LaPorte. “But it’s also necessary to prepare students for college and careers, and more importantly, life.”
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