Florida Department of Education to lose another top official
Yesterday we learned that Florida's top testing official, Cornelia Orr, will leave the Department of Education to head the Nation's Report Card project.
Next out, the person who runs the state's teacher credentials department, including the much hyped myfloridateacher.com Web site, where you can check out state-level disciplinary actions against teachers.
Stewart was a principal in Marion schools before joining the Florida department of ed in 2004. Said St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner:
The DOE is undergoing a transformation of sorts, faced with the same budget cuts as other state agencies. Others who are leaving or have left the department lately include deputy chancellor Iris Wilson and personnel director Teva Hightower. We'll keep you updated.