Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Susan Dupree, ED.S.
SUSAN THOMAS DUPREE
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;
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,
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.
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.
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
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.
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