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Meet Pinellas school superintendent Julie Janssen


Education: Graduated from Boca Ciega High School in 1966. Bachelor's degree, University of South Florida, 1970; master's degree, Nova Southeastern University, 1992; doctorate, University of South Florida, 2001.

Career: Started in 1971 as a fourth-grade teacher at Perkins Elementary in St. Petersburg. Taught at St. John's College in Belize City, Belize, 1971-78. Taught at Pinellas Technical Education Centers, Morgan Fitzgerald Middle and Lakewood High. Led the Center for Advanced Technology magnet at Lakewood High, 1993-98. Was principal at Countryside and St. Petersburg high schools, 1998-2006. Elevated to deputy superintendent in 2006. Has also done curriculum consulting work for school districts around the country.

Personal: Age 61; married with two sons and two stepchildren, all grown; lives in Treasure Island.

Salary: $200,000

How to reach her: (727) 588-6011 or

Meet Pinellas school superintendent Julie Janssen 07/31/10 [Last modified: Saturday, July 31, 2010 4:32am]
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