Staff

Scott Howat

President, FOCPS
Chief Communications Officer, OCPS
407-317-3200 x2003494

Debi Pedraza

Senior Director
407-317-3261
 

Elizabeth Conrad

Read2Succeed Program Administrator
407-317-3200 x2002835
 

Elizabeth joined the Foundation team in March 2013. She has a wide-ranging history working in education, teaching before advancing into school administration where she focused on educational advancement, admissions, marketing, and development. Her past management experience includes working for Marriott hotels. In addition to managing the program, Elizabeth serves as a Read2Succeed tutor and a community volunteer.

Cynthia Coutard

Read2Succeed Volunteer Coordinator
407-317-3200 x2002941
 
Cynthia graduated from Temple University, with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising. Prior to the Foundation, she worked with Victim Services, The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Humane Society. Cynthia brings seven years of experience and a proven track record of success in volunteer management.

Lola Gangi

Business Administrator
407-317-3200, x2002939
lola.gangi@ocps.net
 

Kimberly McMaster

Administrative Specialist
407-317-3200 x2002792
 

Twanna Scroggins

Operations Administrator
407-317-3200, 2002919
twanna.scroggins@ocps.net
 
Twanna joined the Foundation June 2005.  She has 29 years in the non-profit sector - including ten years at the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce where she was the office manager, bookkeeper and SCORE coordinator, eight years as executive administrator at Healthy Community Initiative of Greater Orlando.
 
Some of her Foundation responsibilities include managing the Impact Grants and Teach-In programs, event coordinator for the Fore Our Schools Golf Tournament and web-site support.
 
Twanna is currently serving her tenth year as a Read2Succeed mentor and is serving her 4th year with the Orange County Council of PTA/PTSAs. She earned her associates degree from Indiana Business College.  She has two children and eight grandchildren.

Kayla Smith

Americorps/Vista, Read2Succeed
Volunteer Outreach Coordinator
407-317-3200 x2002940

Ohilda Washburn

Administrative Secretary
407-317-3200 x2002525
 

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Apply for a 2016-17 Impact Grant

Click here to learn how you can apply for an Impact Grant through the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year. Applications are available now, and the deadline is August 19.

For more information, go to the Impact Grants page.

Impact Grant Judges Needed - Aug. 30, 8 am

Join our Impact Review Panel and help ensure a quality education for Orange County students by helping teachers make a difference in their classrooms!  It only a three hour time commitment.

For more information and to sign-up, click here.

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