Welcome to the Superintendent's Corner:
Dr. Todd Bowden
Dr. Todd Bowden was selected as the next superintendent of Sarasota County Schools by the School Board in October 2016 and began serving in that role on March 1, 2017, succeeding Lori White. Prior to being named superintendent, Bowden served as executive director of career, technical and adult education (2012-16) and director of Sarasota County Technical Institute (2007-16).
Before coming to work for Sarasota County Schools in 2007, Bowden served in various roles at the Hillsborough County School District, including principal of Gary Adult High School, principal of Aparicio-Levy Technical Center and assistant principal for
curriculum at Bloomingdale High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Florida, a master’s in business administration from Florida State University, and a master’s and doctorate in educational leadership from the University of South Florida.
A Florida native, Bowden grew up in Brandon and Valrico and attended Bloomingdale High. He and his wife Janene have two children who attend Sarasota County public schools: a daughter, Johnna, and a son, Bobby.
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