Superintendent of Schools

  Contact the Superintendent with any suggestions, comments, or questions you have regarding the Wakulla School District: Email Superintendent Pearce

 

Robert Pearce
Superintendent of Schools



" I believe leadership defines the culture of organizations. Passion for the profession coupled with strong business acumen provides a foundation where teams working together build high achieving successful schools and school systems. Working together to combine proven tradition with innovation, we can adapt and thrive as the nation and state undergo education reform." 
           

Employment:

  • November 20, 2012-Present Superintendent of Wakulla County School District
  • 2012 District Level Principal on Special Assignment/ Assistant Superintendent for Administration with the Wakulla County School District
  • 2001-2011 Principal at Medart Elementary School - A FL DOE Designated "A" School since 2001
  • 1993-2001 Physical Education Teacher at Sopchoppy Elementary School/Medart Elementary School
  • 1989-1993 Alternative Education Teacher at Wakulla High School
  • 1988-1989 Physical Education Teacher at Crawfordville Elementary School
  • 1989-current Bobby's Pools; Business Owner and Operator

Educational Background:

  • 1997: Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1987: Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1985: Associate of Arts Degree, General Studies, Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee Florida
  • 1979: High School Diploma, Wakulla County High School, Medart Florida

Certifications/Licenses:

  • Florida Department of Education Professional Certification, Expires June 2014
  • Coverage Areas: Physical Education, Educational Leadership, School Principal
Community Involvement:
  • 2002-Present: Wakulla County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  • 2009-Present: The "Voice of the Wildcats" of the Wakulla Middle School Football Team, Sports Announcer
  • 1999-Present: Wakulla High School Gridiron: Member, Officer and President
  • 2005-2006: Co-Chair, American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • 2003-2004: Logistics Chair, American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • 2001-Present: Youth Soccer and Baseball Coach, Wakulla Recreation Department
  • 1976-Present: Member, Crawfordville United Methodist Church
Professional Affiliations:
  • 2005: Certified Targeted Selection Evaluator, Panhandle Management Development Network
  • 2005: Classroom Walkthrough Training, Panhandle Area Education Consortium
  • 2003: New Principal's Training, Florida Association of District School Superintendents
  • 2002-2004: Institute for Small and Rural Districts Summer Principal Workshop
  • 2002-2006: PAEC Administrative Leadership Conference
Awards/Honors:
  • 2001-2011: Medart Elementary Awarded "A" Grade by the Florida DOE
  • 2006: Florida Association of School Administrators Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership
  • 2004, 2007: Wakulla County School District Administrator of the year
  • 2005-2006: Sustained Achievement Award for Title 1 Schools
  • 2001: Wakulla County Teacher of the Month
  • 2001-Present: SACS/CASI Accreditation
Personal:

I have been married to Jan Pearce, a Kindergarten Teacher at Crawfordville Elementary School, since 1990. We have two children. Becca, 18, graduated from Wakulla High School in 2012. She was a War Eagle Cheerleader and participated in the Medical Academy. Tucker, 16, currently attends Wakulla High School and participates on both the Golf Club and Soccer Team.