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DRS School Advisory Board

The DRS School Advisory Board provides general oversight and guidance for the school. The Dean of the College of Education is a standing member. Other members prescribed by law and appointed by the University President include: four faculty members, two of whom are from the College of Education; one layperson who resides in the county in which the DRS is located, and two parents of students who attend the DRS in addition to these appointees, the Principal may appoint one DRS student to serve on the Board.

The term of each member is two years, and any vacancy will be filled with a person of the same classification as his or her predecessor for the balance of the unexpired term.The President shall stagger terms of the initial appointees in a manner that results in the expiration of terms of no more than two members in any year. The President shall call the organizational meeting of the Board. The Board shall annually elect a chair and a vice-chairman. According to law, the Board shall adopt internal organizational procedures or bylaws necessary for efficient operation as provided in Chapter 120. Board members shall not receive per diem or travel expenses for the performance of their duties. The Board shall (a) meet at least quarterly, (b) monitor the operations of the school and the distribution of moneys allocated for such operations, (c) establish necessary policy, program, and administration modifications, (d) evaluate biennially the performance of the director and principals and recommend corresponding action to the Dean of the College of Education, and (e) annually review evaluations of the school's operation and research findings.

2013-2014 School Board Members

Name Committees
Terry V. Watson, Chair
Florida Department of Transportation
watson002@comcast.net
Performance Review
Dr. Patricia Green-Powell
Florida A&M University
Dean, College of Education
patricia.greenpowell@famu.edu
Performance Review, Policy and Programs
Dr. Shawnta Friday-Stroud
Florida A&M University
Dean, School of Business and Industry
shawnta.fridaystroud@famu.edu
Performance Review, Budget
Dr. Lavetta Henderson
Florida A&M University
College of Education
Lavetta.henderson@famu.edu
Policy and Programs, Communications
Dr. Serena Roberts
Florida A&M University
College of Education
serena.roberts@famu.edu
Policy and Programs, Budget
Dr. Clayton Clark
Florida A&M University
Civil Engineering/FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
clayton.clarkii@famu.edu
Performance Review, Communication
Mrs. Angela Reynolds
Florida Educational Association
angelaandira@yahoo.com
Policy and Programs, Communications
Mr. Kendall Jones
Florida A&M University
Construction and Facilities Management
kendall.jones@famu.edu
Policy and Program, Budget
Mr. Ramon Alexander
Florida A&M University
Student Affairs
ramon.alexander@famu.edu
Budget, Communication
Mrs. Zsa Zsa Fitzpatrick
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
fitzpatrick@embarqmail.com
Budget, Communications
Ms. LaKaris Salters
Florida A&M University Developmental Research School
Student Body President
Communications

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September 1, 2014

» Upcoming Events

9/1 Labor Day Holiday (Districtwide)
9/19 Teacher Professional Development
(School Early Release)
10/3 Fall Holiday (Districtwide)
10/17 End of First Nine Weeks
43 days nine weeks)
10/20 Teachers Planning/ Inservice Day
(Students Out)
11/11 Veterans Day Holiday (Districtwide)
11/21 Florida Classic (School Early Release)
11/26 Thanksgiving Holiday
(Students & Teachers Out)
11/27 Thanksgiving Holiday (Districtwide)
12/17 Middle and High School Exam Days /
Elementary Middle and High Early Release

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