In these challenging times where our Broward County Schools’ children are faced with so much uncertainties Experience Matters! Knowledge Matters! Vote for the most qualified! Vote Dr. Jeff Holness, August 18, 2020. See Below;


  • Resident of City of Sunrise
  • Father, two sons, Matthew and Jordan; attending Broward County Public Schools


  • Doctor of Education; NSU
  • Master of Science in Education, NSU
  • Bachelor of Arts, FAU
  • Certificate in Ethnic Studies, FAU
  • Certificate in Women Studies, FAU
  • AA Liberal Arts/AS Engineering-BC
  • Florida Teachers Certificate; Ed. Leadership, Math, Social Science, Gifted Endorsement 2023
  • Lead Program Completer; Broward County Schools
  • SALT 1 and 11; South Area Leaders of Tomorrow Completer, Broward County Schools
  • LAMP; Leadership, Administrative and Mentoring Program for Aspiring Assistant Principals Completer, Broward County Schools

Current and Past Experience:

  • Business Owner, Kumon Math and Reading of Coral Springs South
  • Clinical Intern Educator, Florida Atlantic University
  • Assistant Principal Designee, Broward County Schools
  • School Advisory Council Chair, Several Broward County Schools
  • Adjunct Associate University Professor, Intercultural Communications
  • Middle School Teacher, Broward County Schools
  • Adult Community School Teacher, Broward County Schools
  • ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Coordinator
  • Student Learning Communities (SLC) Founder
  • Monarch School Zone Business Partner Coordinator
  • Middle School Leadership Council
  • Diversity Awareness Committee Chair, WCY Middle

Awards and Honors:

  • Business Partner of the Year, Ramblewood Elementary – Kumon of Coral Springs South
  • Business Partner of the Year Nominee, Maplewood Elementary – Kumon of Coral Springs South
  • People Profile Awards, Educator of the Year Finalist
  • Broward County Social Studies Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Apollo Middle
  • Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Walter C. Young Middle
  • Lt. Governor Recognition Award, Kiwanis Club
  • College Student of the Year, President’s List, Dean’s List, National Dean’s List- FAU and BC

Services and Activities:

  • Member of Broward County Consumer Protection Board
  • School Advisory Council Member, MWE and RWE
  • Past ESE Member School Advisory C., Heron Heights Elementary
  • Member of Greater Sunrise Kiwanis Club
  • Member of Greater Sunrise Dem Club
  • Member of West Broward Dem Club
  • Member of ESRA, CSRA and WSRA
  • Past President, Kiwanis Club
  • Past Chair, Plantation Parks and Rec. Board
  • Past Member of Broward Teachers Union