New Broward Schools Superintendent Shares Education Insights at Community Foundation

October 5, 2023
Community Foundation of Broward President/CEO Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson leads a discussion about local schools with new Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Peter B. Licata during an Oct. 5 breakfast get-together at the Community Foundation.

The Community Foundation of Broward on Oct. 5 hosted new Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Peter B. Licata for an insightful conversation about the future of local education.

The Community Foundation’s leadership team was joined by local civic leaders, Community Foundation Fundholders, nonprofit partners and others for a "Meet the Superintendent" breakfast with the new leader of the nation’s sixth largest school district.

The superintendent discussed improving student performance, mental health needs, creating career pathways, LGBTQ support, overcoming the COVID slide and other important topics.

Dr. Licata is the former South Region Superintendent for the School District of Palm Beach County, who began his career in education nearly 30 years ago as a teacher and basketball coach.

Once a first-grader at McNab Elementary School in Pompano Beach, Dr. Licata has returned to Broward to lead a school district with more than 254,000 students, 327 schools and 31,000 employees.

The Community Foundation has a proud history of partnering with Broward County Public Schools to help students succeed. Click here to learn more about our “School is Cool” pilot program that helped reimagine middle school education strategies.

And click here to learn more about our ongoing commitment to support Education and Youth Enrichment.

Community Foundation Vice President Sheri Brown Grosvenor, Board Member Bertha Henry, President/CEO Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, Schools Superintendent Dr. Peter B. Licata and Board Member Jonathan Allen attend the Community Foundation's "Meet the Superintendent" breakfast.
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Contact the Community Foundation of Broward at or 954-761-9503.

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