Debra Clark, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Clark began her career in Broward County in 1985 as a mathematics teacher and became an assistant principal in 1999. Mrs. Clark was raised in South Florida and graduated from South Plantation High School. She earned her Bachelors degree in Mathematics Education from University of Florida, and her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Nova-Southeastern University. Mrs. Clark has been an administrator in Broward for many educational levels, pre-school through adult programs. Mrs. Clark has worked to prepare students for college and careers and has been instrumental in coordinating the secondary and adult programs at Whiddon-Rogers. Her broad range of experiences makes her an asset to the school.
Esther McKee-Savage, Assistant Principal
Esther McKee-Savage started her professional career with the Florida Department of Corrections. She was a certified Law Enforcement Officer (Probation Officer) at a maximum-security prison. During her last three years in corrections, she worked in correctional education as a Placement and Transition Specialist. Her primary duties were to administer the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and General Educational Development (GED) Tests. After working 14 years with the Florida Department of Corrections, she transitioned to The School Board of Broward County. She served as a District Resource Teacher with the Career, Technical, Adult, and Community Education (CTACE) Department. In addition, she has worked in the following capacities: Acting Assistant Principal, Magnet Coordinator, Women of Tomorrow Coordinator, BRACE Advisor, 21st Century Community Learning Center Coordinator, Behavior Specialist, Curriculum Resource Specialist, Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Facilitator, Writing Support Facilitator, Induction Coach and Master Coach. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast News and Public Affairs from The University of Alabama (Roll Tide). Her passion for education fueled her to further her education. As a result, she earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida International University. According to Esther, education is paramount and is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world as well as one’s mind.
Sabrina Smith, Assistant Principal
Ms. Smith is a native of Mount Clemens, Michigan, and has been employed with Broward County Schools for the past 15 years. Ms. Smith earned her Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education from Dakota State University, and her Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. During the past 15 years, Ms. Smith has inspired, motivated and transformed many students throughout the district. Ms. Smith is delighted to be a part of the Whiddon-Rogers Education Center family. She is also excited to work with the faculty and staff to ensure that our students reach their greatest potential both academically and emotionally. Ms. Smith is a firm believer that all students can learn when the right people are in place.