Mrs. Susan Dupree, ED.S.



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Susan Dupree, ED.S.




Florida:  School Principal (all); K-12 Educational Leadership; K-12 Reading; ESOL Endorsement; 6-12 Social Studies; ESE K-12; Middle Integrated Curriculum,  (2020)

New Jersey:  TESOL (lifetime)



2001       NOVA Southeastern University - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                Degree Ed.S. in Educational Leadership.

1997       Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI

                Degree M.A. in Curriculum and Teaching.

1973       University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

                Degree B.A. Social Science; B.A. Education.

1987       University of Florida - Gainesville, FL

                Graduate degree program in reading and middle school education.

1986       Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne, FL

                Field study in Migrant Education.



2019-2016          Clermont Middle School - Clermont Florida  USA  Instructional Literacy coach, Testing - PSAT, MTSS, Teacher retention, NGCAR-PD, Accountable Collaboration

2016-2010           South Lake High School – Groveland, Florida USA

Instructional Literacy Coach: Accelerated Resource coach; New Teacher Center; Literacy Design collaborative; personalized learning; SAT Testing supervisor

Chair reading department; Writing and Common Core Leadership Team: NGCAR-PD and Bully Proofing your school Professional Development; RTTT- C2 Cohort

Committees: Positive Behavior support: Literacy council, MTSS/Rti; Advanced accreditation, Adverse Impact               

Intensive Reading:   Achieve 3000-EMPOWER 3000; Reading Plus, computer assisted reading intervention programs; Common core NGCAR-PD implementation

 Sylvan Learning solutions:  pilot program for FCAT prep – ACT                              

Contractor for Central Florida Assessment Consortium (CFAC):  Item writer and assessor for subject area tests to be used in the state of Florida for 2015 student testing cycle:  Social Studies and Journalism


2010-2007            Gateway High School – Kissimmee, Florida USA

                            Principal of a comprehensive high school with magnet program IB 

                            Turnaround Principal:   academic school grade from D to B

Transformation of educational structure for student success

Design and Supervision of 20-room building addition and athletic courts;

2400 student population:  10 million dollar budget

                                210 employees; Multicultural student population; Continuous improvement model

                                Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Career Academies, MCJROTC;

                                Alliance for a Healthier Generation; Florida Blood Center student drive


2007-2004            Gateway High School - Kissimmee, Florida USA

                                Assistant Principal:  attendance, curriculum, certification,

                                Supervision and evaluation, discipline, testing,

                                Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate, ESOL, ESE


2004-2002            Saudi Aramco Schools – Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia

                                Middle States Accreditation Visiting Team - Jeddah International School

                                Curriculum Review for Instructional Media Centers K-9;

                                Curriculum Development Committee for Continuous improvement plan;

                                Adult Education - TESOL; Supervision K-9; Middle States Accreditation site visit team; Yearbook advisor; Basketball coach

Consultant:  Coordinated Pre-K through grade 8 curriculum planning and grade level articulation, Curriculum Coordinator:  Admission testing:  ITBS testing; Curriculum revision;

Middle States Accreditation Initial visit:  Jeddah Saudi Arabia; Discipline; field trips; Personnel and supervision.


2002-2000            Gateway High School   - Kissimmee, Florida USA

                                Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Accreditation Leadership Team;

                                Establish teacher duty roster.


                                Administrative internship: 2001 Summer School Administrator; facilities, maintenance

                                and transportation; curriculum and instruction; business management and budget;

                                School board operations; pupil services; community relations; discipline;

                                Emergency and crisis management; personnel and interview process.


                                International Baccalaureate, ESOL, ESE, CORE Mentor, Teaming.


1999                       Academia Cotopaxi - Quito, Ecuador, South America.

                                Model United Nations, International Relations, History, and ESOL;

                                Curriculum Committee


1999-1998            Sebastian High School - Sebastian, Florida   USA

                                Environmental science Academy, leadership, School to Work programs Multi-cultural,

                                Multiple Intelligences.  Curriculum writing.

                                Technology (GPS, Desktop publishing, PowerPoint).


1998-1991            International School Bangkok - Nonthaburi, Thailand, Asia

                                International Baccalaureate, Social science, English, Journalism (Newspaper, Yearbook),

                                Model United Nations, Forensics, and tennis coach.

                                Mentor Contracts (Salary and Benefits). Collaborative teaming.

                                Consensus management. Curriculum writing.

                                President of the ISB Teachers' Organization:  negotiations, advocacy


1991-1990            American Community School   - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Middle East

                                Social science, yearbook, Curriculum writing.


1990-1988            American School of Yaoundé - Yaoundé, Cameroon, West Africa

                                Language arts, literature, yearbook, art, physical education.


1988-1984            Orange County School Board - Orlando, Florida   USA

1978-1973            Social science, yearbook, basketball coach, tennis coach, Junior Achievement,

                                Migrant education.

                                Teacher Representative. Curriculum writing for Middle School education.


1984-1981            Pasco County School Board - Land O’ Lakes, Florida USA

                                Social science, language arts, yearbook, basketball coach.


1981-1978            Citrus County School Boards - Inverness, Florida USA

                                Social science, yearbook, basketball coach.


Workshop Presentations:

2016-2012            Next Generation Content Area Reading; Reading Practicum; Reading PLC

2015-2011            Professional Development for teachers South Lake High School Marzano’s TEAM

2005                       NCSS-International Activities Committee-International Education

1997                       International Baccalaureate Librarians conference - Theory of Knowledge.

1992                       SEATCCO Job alike - School Publications.

1991                       NESA Job alike - Social Science.

1989                       AISA - Team Teaching for the Middle School.

1987                       SC-NCSS Looking Back at Past Generations.

1986                       Migrant Education Advocacy - in-service.

1985                       Orange County Junior High Summer Conference - Planning a Medieval Fair


In-School collaboration and/or Committee Work:

2019                     Authentic Literacy

2018                     Accountable Collaboration, NGCAR-PD

2016                     Advanced Placement Test coordinator; SAT School Day coordinator; Innovative Professional Development PLUS team collaboration

2015-2010            Lesson Focused Study, Professional Learning Communities – school academies

2009                     Professional Learning Communities; Construction management for building addition      

2009                      District wide software committee

2009-2008            Purchasing committee for voice call out system IRIS

2008-2007            School Safety Audit

2007-2005            School Advisory Council, School Improvement Plan, Advanced Placement Audit, International Baccalaureate Audit

2005-2004            Literacy Council; Advanced Placement committee

2003-2000            Curriculum Development - Middle Eastern Studies,

                                Elective scheduling for the Middle School

2002-2000            Reading Task Force - Curriculum development.

1999                     Curriculum development for ESL; Professional Development for personnel

1998-1995            Collegial Partner Program (mentor-mentee).

1998-1993            Curriculum Review - K-12 Social Science.

1998-1991            International School Bangkok School-wide in-service.


In-School-Community Collaboration

2014-2013            Community Collaboration Hope International Church Groveland Florida

2010                       Alliance for a Healthier Generation – Healthy School’s program

2010                       Florida Blood Centers student blood drive

2007                       College Access Steering Committee – UCF, Community/State Colleges, School Districts

2007                      Gateway to the World (multicultural event) Best Buddies, Education in the Park

2005-2004            Clinical educator: mentor new teachers; School Advisory Committee (SAC)

2002-2000            CORE Mentor, Clinical Educator.

1999-1998            Florida Accomplished Practices.

1995                     Chao Phyra River Project (Save the River project).

1997-1992            Junior Achievement (Colgate, Proctor and Gamble companies).



2003-2004            Yearbook advisor; Basketball Coach - 2003 Saudi Aramco Schools Champions

1998-1979            Yearbook, Newspaper Journalism advisor.

1998-1992            Model United Nations advisor.  Forensics advisor - extemporaneous; debate judge.

1998-1990            Student Council advisor - graduation chairman

1993-1992            Junior Achievement sponsor.

1998-1975            Girls’ Tennis Coach;  

                                Girls’ Basketball Coach:

                                                 -1980 District 7-3A Champs; Region 5 runner-up

                 -1978 District 7-3A Champs; Region 5 runner-up


Professional Memberships:

Present-2008        National Association of Secondary School Principals

Present – 2008     College Board Member:   school member

Present-1997        Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, TESOL

Present-1975        National Council for the Social Studies:

                                                 1993- Professional Ethics,

                                                 2002-International Education Committee,

                                                 2005 International Activities Committee - vice chairperson

                                                 2006 International Activities Committee- chair

                            Florida Council for the Social Studies

Present-1984        International Reading Association.

                            Florida Reading Council.

                             National Council for Teachers of English.

1998-1991            Journalism Education Association.

                            Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

1988-1975            Florida Athletic Coaches Association.

1988-1986            Orange County Middle School League.

1988-1984            Orange County Junior High League.

1986-1979            National Scholastic Press Association - Judge.

1982-1981            Citrus County Council for the Social Studies - President.



2016       Regional - Florida  Selective Service member 

2010       Silver Award State of Florida OASIS volunteers:  Secondary students who provide exemplary service to elementary and secondary schools.  Student volunteer hours exceed ½ total number of students in high school.

2010       State of Florida Department of Education Regional winner “Just Read” Literacy Council

2010       Osceola District Reading Leadership Team of the Year “Just Read” Department of Education Florida

2007       O-STAR award performance assessment and student learning gains

2003       Middle States Association Accreditation Validation Team - Facilities, Safety,

                Mathematics K-12; Science K-12;

                English and French sections of the school program

2002       International Baccalaureate Organization – Assistant Examiner for Theory of Knowledge

2001       Osceola Council for Exceptional Education - High School Teacher of the Year.

1986       Florida Scholastic Press Association - Five-year Service Award.

1980       Basketball Coach of the Year - Tampa Tribune. And St. Petersburg Times.

1979       Florida Council for the Social Studies - Teacher of the Year.


Professional Development:

2018        Accountable collaboration, Authentic LIteracy, LSA and PSAT testing protocols, Performance Matters

2015       New Teacher Center; CRISS training; Hypotheses Generation; Innovative Professional Development Cohort; Florida Standards  Assessment - ELA Math; C21 Cohort; Personalized Learning

2013       C2Ready Career and College; Common Core 2014

2012       NASSP Breaking Ranks; Reading Competencies; C2 Career and College Ready Cohort

2010       Lesson focused Study: Training for Trainers

2009       ACT for Administrators

2008       Advanced Placement Programs for Administrators; AVID

2007       Preparing New Principal Program – Osceola School District, Kissimmee, Florida; International Baccalaureate Diploma Program for Administrators

2005       University of Florida Gainesville, Florida USA - Asian Studies program

2004       University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida USA

                FOR-PD Reading skills program

2003       SEIT-ITRC University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida USA

                Learning by Doing:  Using Technology to Support Activities in the Social Studies

                Mathematics and the Internet

                Publishing on the Internet

1999       University of Alabama Quito, Ecuador South America

                Foundations of Mathematics for Elementary Students