By: Chris Brunner
Coral Springs High School Assistant Principal Patricia Brown was named Broward County Public Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year at the 2017 Caliber Awards Ceremony.
Held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, the annual Caliber Awards recognizes and honors the exemplary leadership, hard work and dedication of the District’s outstanding teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related/District employees.
A hard-working instructional leader, Brown focuses on the academic inclusion of a culturally diverse student population at Coral Springs High School. She creates and nurtures a positive learning environment to facilitate student achievement and her mentoring initiatives positively impacted at-risk students and increased the graduation rate for Coral Springs High.
“A star, revolutionary and trailblazer,” are words used by former Principal Susan Leon-Leigh to describe Brown. She works tirelessly to build relationships that provide answers to the latest challenges in education.
Assistant Principal of the Year Finalists
David Argent, Coral Springs Middle School
Janet Calamaro, Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School
Patricia Genhold, Bair Middle School
Marie Hautigan, Fort Lauderdale High School
Sophia Myers, North Fork Elementary School