Susan Neimand, Ph.D.

Affiliation: 
Representative of Miami-Dade College, appointed by Dr. Eduardo Padron
Nominating Committee
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Dr. Susan Neimand, director of the School of Education at Miami Dade College, joined The Trust Board in February 2013. A professional educator for almost 40 years, Dr. Neimand's professional experience includes teaching every grade level from age 4 through doctoral programs; serving as a school principal for 20 years; teaching at Florida International and Barry Universities; and serving as an educational consultant and doctoral dissertation editor.

She has written and been awarded grants to support the work of her institutions, conducted numerous workshops and presentations, and served as an evaluator for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), and the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF). Dr. Neimand has published articles and book chapters and belongs to local, statewide, and national committees.

Her areas of interest are brain learning, interdisciplinary curriculum, and early childhood education. She earned a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction and a master's degree in Elementary Education from Florida International University.

Term expires: March 1, 2019