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  Superintendent:

 

 

  Dr. Brenda Longshore

 

 

  longshob@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

 

  Deputy Superintendent:

 

 

  Dr. Rodney Hollinger

 

 

  hollingr@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

 

  Assistant Superintendent:

 

  Mr. Mike Averyt,
  Business Operations
  averytm@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

  Assistant Superintendent:

 

  Mrs. Melissa Blackman,
  Curriculum & Instruction
  blackmam@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

  Secretary to Dr. Longshore:

 

 

  Mrs. Cindy Wester

 

 

  westerc@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

 

  Secretary to Dr. Hollinger:

 

 

   Mrs. Bonnie Johns

 

 

  johnsb@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

 

  Secretary to the Board:

 

 

  Mrs. Marlene Welborn

 

 

  welbornm@highlands.k12.fl.us

 

 

 

 

Superintendent
 
    

Wally Cox

 

Dr. Brenda Longshore

The office of the Superintendent provides professional leadership and guidance for the county system of public education and carries out the policies, procedures, and duties authorized by law, State Board of Education, and the School Board of Highlands County. This office provides central support to all schools as well as the administrative offices. The goals of the Superintendent's Office are as follows:

  • To facilitate the development and implementation of the best possible educational practices;
  • To facilitate the development and implementation of the best possible curriculum for students;
  • To assist Principals and Administrators in implementing those practices, as well as meeting requirements established by law and regulations;
  • To ensure that Principals and Administrators are informed on current issues and on the plans or actions of Federal and State government.

 

Deputy Superintendent
 
    

Rodney Hollinger

 

Dr. Rodney Hollinger

The Deputy Superintendent provides assistance to the Superintendent, Principals, Directors, Coordinators, and Managers concerning school-related issues. This office serves as the Superintendent's designee for administrative matters related to the Code of Student Conduct, School Attendance Zones, School Board Policies and other issues as the need arises. The Deputy Superintendent's Office oversees the following areas:

 

 

Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations
 
    

Mike Averyt

 

Mr. Mike Averyt,

Business Operations

The office of Business Operations manages business-oriented departments of the Highlands County Schools. The goal is to provide resources and support for administrators, teachers, and educational support personnel as they strive to provide students an opportunity to learn. The Assistant Superintendent oversees the following departments:

 

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
 
    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacant,

Curriculum & Instruction

The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction assists our schools in improving student achievement, leadership development, faculty development, and professional develop. The Assistant Superintendent provides instructional leadership and appropriate resources for on-going district-wide curriculum development to ensure implementation of the standards. For additional curriculum information, click on the link below:

 

 

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