Leadership Broward’s popular “Serving Up Leadership” series is kicking off the fall season with guest Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright on Thursday, October 6 with networking at noon and lunch from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Boatyard, 1555 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale.
Caitlin Stella, CEO of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, will moderate the Q&A with Dr. Cartwright, which is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare System.
Tickets are $50 for Leadership Broward members, $65 for guests and Leadership Broward lifetime members are free. Tickets are available at https://www.leadershipbroward.org/event/serving-up-leadership-2/. For more information, visit leadershipbroward.org.
As a part of its mission to develop and inspire individuals to serve the community, Leadership Broward’s Serving Up Leadership series features a variety of Broward County leaders sharing their career journeys and offering advice to aspiring leaders.
About Dr. Cartwright:
Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright was named Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools in February 2022, where she had served as the District’s Interim Superintendent since August 2021. With “Students First” as her guiding principle, Dr. Cartwright is committed to ensuring all students receive a high-quality education, collaborating with stakeholders, creating partnerships and building relationships.
A 26-year veteran in public education, Dr. Cartwright previously served as Superintendent of Schools for Oshkosh Area School District in Wisconsin. She also worked for Orange County Public Schools for 17 years, serving as Associate Superintendent for Exceptional Students Education (ESE) with responsibilities for supporting students and leading principals, central office administrators, instructional personnel and classified staff. Her leadership experience includes directing the Accountability, Research and Assessment Department at OCPS, as well as serving as Vice President of the American Educational Research Association for the Division of Research, Evaluation and Assessment in Schools, and President of the National Association of Assessment Directors.
Dr. Cartwright taught graduate students as an adjunct instructor at the University of Central Florida and has served on numerous committees and provided leadership at the local, state and national levels in the areas of school accountability, evaluation, research, assessment and exceptional student education.
Dr. Cartwright earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from the University of Florida. She earned her Master’s in Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, where she obtained an Educational Specialist degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration and Supervision.
About the Leadership Broward Foundation, Inc.
The Leadership Broward Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, is Broward County’s premier leadership development training organization with a 41-year history of helping emerging and established leaders to expand their leadership skills, enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, and leverage their individual passions to initiate positive change in the Broward County community. Graduates of the program can become members or lifetime members.
Its mission, “to develop and inspire individuals to serve our community,” is accomplished through a range of programs starting with its signature Leadership Broward program, which offers a behind-the-scenes look at issues affecting the Broward County in the areas of government, education, business, media, transportation, criminal justice, history, environment, culture, arts, recreation, and health and community services. Youth Leadership Broward and Women Leading Broward round out the organization’s program offerings. For more information, visit www.LeadershipBroward.org or call 954-767-8866.