Susan King worked as an educator for over 35 years and for Hillsborough County Public Schools for 20 years. She served as the project manager for several Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) federal grants and worked to implement several magnet programs. King presents and trains locally and nationally on a variety of topics including theme integration, instructional technology, curriculum development, and cultural competence. She was the magnet supervisor for Hillsborough County where she evaluated magnet schools and programs in the district and at the national level. Prior to that King developed and implemented a Call Center for the school district that helped to build a strong line of internal and external communication. While working in the public affairs office, she managed media relations, district publications, and school board/community communications. King has written articles for eChoice and worked with the author to write and publish a chapter in Curriculum Leadership Development: A Guide for Aspiring School Leaders.
King received the Hillsborough Association for School Administrators Distinguished Service Award, has served as chairman of several district level committees, and was the Treasurer of the Consortium of Magnets/Public Choice Schools, forerunner of the Florida School Choice Consortium. She holds a B.S.E. in English, a Master’s Degree in Counselor Education, and certification in Educational Leadership and in Reading. King is currently the President Elect and will also serve as Secretary until the next election.