Phoebe H. Raulerson

Title: Member of Task Force on Career Technical Training (Retired)
Company: National Association of State Boards of Education
Location: Okeechobee, Florida, United States

Phoebe H. Raulerson, Retired Member of Task Force on Career Technical Training at the National Association of State Boards of Education, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and academic administration.

Utilizing 45 years of practiced experience in education and academic administration, Ms. Raulerson is an esteemed figure in her areas of expertise. Most recently serving as a member of the task force on career technical training with the National Association of State Boards of Education from 2008 to 2009 and a member of the State Board of Education from 2005 to 2009, she previously held the role of superintendent of Okeechobee County from 1998 to 2004. Prior to these illustrious roles, she held several appointments with Okeechobee High School, including assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, principal and assistant principal between 1982 and 1998. During this time, she also acted as the principal and assistant principal at Okeechobee Junior High School and the assistant principal at South Elementary School. She commenced her career as a teacher at several schools in Okeechobee, FL, between 1964 and 1979.

Delving into her profession due to her love for children and education, Ms. Raulerson attended the University of Florida at the inception of her career, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in education and a Master of Education in 1963 and 1964, respectively. She also holds an honorary American FFA degree from the National FFA Organization for her contributions to education, which she received in 2009. Having sat on several boards and committees throughout her tenure, she remains the chair of the Bonner Center for Agriscience Education since 2009.

As a testament to her success, Ms. Raulerson has accrued several accolades. The recipient of a Distinguished Citizen Award from the Boy Scouts of America in 2005, she was also named Florida High School Principal of the Year in 1990. The same year, a week was named in her honor by the Okeechobee County Commissioners. Earlier in her career, she received an Outstanding Citizen Award from the Okeechobee Rotary Club in 1986, having also been recognized with several scholarships and a Florida Principal of the Year Award from the Florida Association of Secondary School Principals. She has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who of American Women.

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