Two Osceola School Administrators Recognized For Outstanding Leadership
Two Osceola School Administrators Recognized For Outstanding Leadership
Posted on 08/08/2016
This is the image for the news article titled Two Osceola School Administrators Recognized For Outstanding LeadershipEach year, the Florida Department of Education recognizes exemplary principals and assistant principals across the state for their contributions to their schools and communities.  Recognition is given to elite school administrators who spearhead initiatives to increase student performance, promote safe learning environments, and establish partnerships with parents and community members.  The following two Osceola administrators have been selected for recognition as 2016-2017 District winners:



Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership - District Winner

Mary Ann Rodriguez-Perez, Principal of Boggy Creek Elementary

Mary Ann Rodriguez-Perez began her career in Osceola County in 1990.  She served as an ESOL Teacher at Reedy Creek Elementary School (1990-1991) and at Deerwood Elementary School (1991-2004).  Ms. Rodriguez-Perez also served as Assistant Principal at Deerwood Elementary School (2004-2005), at Chestnut Elementary School (2005-2008), and at Boggy Creek Elementary School (2008-2009). She has been the Principal at Boggy Creek Elementary since 2009, contributing to the school's 2015-2016 grade of an "A."  Ms. Rodriguez-Perez earned her bachelor’s degree in Education with a major in Elementary Education at the University of Puerto Rico, and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership at National Louis University.

Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award - District Winner
Thomas Rademacher, Assistant Principal at Denn John Middle School
Thomas Rademacher began his career in the Osceola School District in 2007.  Previously, he was a Teacher at Lakeview Middle School in Winter Garden, Florida.  In Osceola County, he has served as a Teacher (2007-2010), a Dean (2010-2011), and Assistant Principal (2011-2016) at St. Cloud Middle School, contributing to the school's recognition as an "A" school for 2015-2016.  He is currently the Assistant Principal at Denn John Middle. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Education from the University of South Dakota and a master's degree in Education Leadership from the University of Central Florida. 

"Both Mrs. Rodriguez-Perez and Mr. Rademacher are extremely well deserving of this prestigious honor," said Superintendent Dr. Debra Pace.  "I am extremely proud that they will be representing all of the amazing and dedicated school administrators we have in Osceola County at the state level."

The state winners of the 2016-2017 Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership and the Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award will be announced later in the fall.
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