Board Notes

School Board Notes
Action Meeting - May 7, 2024


The Board recognized:

  • Twelve students from Cypress Lake High School, alongside eleven from Lehigh Senior High School and fourteen from North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts, for their outstanding achievements, earning All-State honors from The Florida Dance Education Association.
  • Eight students from Challenger Middle School, eleven students from Gulf Middle School and eleven students from North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts for earning a Superior rating from the Florida Jr. Thespians Organization.
  • The Ida S. Baker High School JROTC Drone Team for winning the 2024 Southeast Aerial Drone Championship.
  • The Ida S. Baker High School JROTC Drone Team for earning the Flight Operations Award and the Cape Coral High School Drone Team for winning the Inspire Award at the JROTC National Drone Competition.

Consent Action Items

The School Board approved:

  • A Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Fort Myers Southwest Florida Enterprise Center to enable students interested in a career in the trades to participate in a collaborative workforce development program called Train 2 Gain.
  • Funding for Kelly Education Services to continue providing substitute teacher services for the 2024-2025 school year.
  • Phase 2 Total Project Cost Estimate for Lehigh Senior High School, South Fort Myers High School and Cape Coral High School Re-Roof projects.

Administrative Appointments

  • Richard Aviles, Director, Business Data Systems
  • Sherman Stroman, Director, Talent Acquisition
  • Tonia Beams, Assistant Director, Human Resources Operations
  • Melissa Rivera, Coordinator, Capital Project Management

Board Policies

  • No changes



Please note that this page is updated after every School Board Action Meeting. For past meeting minutes, agendas and for a complete list of actions taken at the May 7th meeting visit the District’s BoardDocs page.

Our next action meeting is at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23rd at the Lee County Public Education Center. All meetings are live streamed and available to view at your convenience on the District’s YouTube channel.

Thank you.
The School Board of Lee County