By Lynn Jones-Turpin – During her tenure as Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) Superintendent, Diana Greene has received many accolades. Since 2018, Greene has worked as the superintendent of DCPS, the 20th largest school district in the nation. In her 33 year career she has worked as elementary teacher, assistant principal, principal curriculum development, staff development and in senior executive leadership and also served as Superintendent in Manatee County. Locally, educators, staff, students and parents have witnessed a 90% graduation rate and the number of “A” rated schools in the district grew by almost 30 percent. In December of 2020, Dr. Greene was named the Florida 2021 Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS).
To honor and recognize her achievements, the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, local Delta Delta Chapter presented Greene with a crystal apple and gift card to show their appreciation and honor her national recognition and service to educators around the world. “This award from our chapter is for exemplary leadership and compassion. Dr. Greenes’ commitment to educational excellence is outstanding,” said Betty Leroy, Delta Delta Chapter President.
The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated is a professional organization of women in the field of education. Their mission is to foster a spirit of sisterhood among teachers and to promote the highest ideals of the teaching profession. Shown is Delta Delta Chapter President Betty Leroy, DCPS Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene and Michael Henry, Ph.D., DCPS Region Superintendent for Middle Schools