School Board Member Named Chairman of Central Florida Public School Boards Coalition

School Board Member - Carl Persis

DeLand - Volusia County School Board Member, Carl Persis, has been named the Chairman of the Central Florida Public School Boards Coalition. The Coalition’s purpose is to address public educational issues impacting Central Florida through advocacy and best practice sharing. To do this the Coalition focuses on:

  1. Insuring a consistent and sufficient revenue stream to support schools of national prominence
  2. Positively impacting legislation that will ensure the ability to increase student achievement
  3. Providing input on rules and regulations prior to implementation

Mr. Persis says, “I am honored to serve as the Chair and lead the CFPSBC’s effort to advocate for over one million students.” His career includes serving as a Volusia County Schools’ principal for twenty-seven years, an assistant principal for three years, and a teacher for five years. He currently serves on the Volusia County School Board and has served as Chairman in his four-year tenure.

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