Osceola School District Superintendent Dr. Debra Pace has been honored, along with a group of 23 other dynamic Central Florida female leaders, with the 2017 Women Who Mean Business recognition by the Orlando Business Journal. Top businesswomen in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia, and Brevard counties were nominated for their outstanding leadership for the recognition. Dr. Pace will join the other recipients on April 27 at a business awards luncheon hosted by the Orlando Business Journal.
Dr. Pace assumed the position of Superintendent of the Osceola School District in March 2016. To the position, she brings an extensive background in instructional and operational leadership, in academic achievement within diverse cultures, as well as in staffing and professional development in direct support of students. As Superintendent, her goals are to build relationships, raise expectations, and provide strong leadership to ensure that the school system functions effectively as a critical element for not only student success, but also for economic development, quality of life, and community pride.
As a lifelong resident and student, parent, teacher, and leader in the Osceola School District, she brings to the position both pride and passion to lead the school district forward and to serve the children in the community.