Your candidate for Putnam County School Superintendant

PAMELA H. BROWN

I am Pamela Henderson Brown and I am aspiring to become the next Superintendent of the Putnam County School District. I was educated in the Putnam County School District, graduating in the Class of 1988 at Palatka High School. I am a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University - Bachelor of Science Degree in Exceptional Student Education with an emphasis on Specific Learning Disabilities and graduate of Argosy University - Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling. I am certified by the State of Florida in Exceptional Student Education, Guidance and Counseling, and Educational Leadership.

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I spent 27 years in the field of education, as an Exceptional Student Education (ESE) teacher in elementary and middle school in Florida and Georgia, Headmaster/Principal, Guidance Counselor, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, School Improvement Specialist, Graduation Coach, Jobs for Florida’s Graduates (JFG) Site Supervisor and currently as a District Graduation Coordinator.

I have worked with various community based organizations in the area of community services. I have received extensive professional development from the Principal Effectiveness Program, Coach to Lead – NEFEC, Aspiring Leaders – PCSD, 8-Step Planning and Problem Solving Process-SIP, Fierce Conversations, JFG Site Supervisor, Get Focused, Stay Focused and Advancement Via Individualized Determination (AVID).

As I continue “Working to Make a Difference: Inspiring, Motivating and Leading”, I will focus on the diligent work of improving our graduation rates, student achievement and supporting our students, teachers and other employees. The future of the Putnam County School Di


Certifications

  • Exceptional Student Education (Specific Learning Disabilities) – PK-12
  • School Counseling – K-12
  • Educational Leadership – All Levels

Positions

  • Exceptional Student Education Teacher
  • Varying Exceptionalities Teacher
  • Headmaster/Principal
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Dean of Students
  • Assistant Principal
  • School Improvement Specialist
  • Graduation Coach
  • Graduation Coordinator
  • Jobs for Florida’s Graduates Site
  • Supervisor (JFG)
  • 21st Century CLC Teacher

Training

  • Coach to Lead – NEFEC
  • Principal Effectiveness Program (PEP)
  • Aspiring Leaders - PCSD
  • Jobs for Florida’s Graduates (JFG)
  • Advancement Via Individualized Determination (AVID)

Community Involvement

  • Calvary Missionary Baptist Church - Former Church Clerk, Youth Leader, Sunday School Teacher,
  • Choir Member
  • Palm Coast~Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Past 1st Vice President, Financial Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Mentor
  • African American Cultural Arts Council -Vice President, Past Secretary, Committee member
  • Palatka Police Athletic League - Board Member, Financial Coordinator and Mentor
  • Weed & Seed of Palatka - Volunteer
  • Youth Explosion of Palatka - Volunteer


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

  • 1993 – 1998
    Special Education Teacher — Putnam County School District, Palatka, FL
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  • 1998 – 2002
    Interrelated/Special Education Teacher — DeKalb County Schools, DeKalb County, GA
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  • 2002 – 2003
    Headmaster-Administrator/Teacher — Central Academy School of Excellence (CASE) Palatka, FL
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  • 2003-2013
    Guidance Counselor (W. H. Beasley Middle School) - Putnam County School District, Palatka, FL
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  • 2013-2014
    Dean of Students (R. H. Jenkins Middle School — Putnam County School District, Palatka, FL
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  • 2014-2016
    Assistant Principal (Palatka High and Q.I. Roberts Jr.-Sr. High School — Putnam County School District, Palatka, FL/Florahome, FL
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  • 2016-Present
    District Graduation Coach/Coordinator — Putnam County School District, Palatka, FL