Education Advisory Committee



The City of Hollywood's Education Advisory Committee was created to help promote and support quality educational opportunities in the city and seeks to make sure the opportunities in Hollywood are among the best available in the State of Florida. Meetings are held on the third Monday each month, except for August and December, when the committee is in recess.

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Jasmine Forrester 06/30/2018
Donna Greene 06/30/2019
Mari Khoury 06/30/2018
Joel Levine 06/30/2019
Alan Libero 06/30/2017
Cheree Liebowitz 06/30/2018
Vacant 06/30/2019
Kimberly Schmitt 06/30/2018
Kathy Thomas 06/30/2019
Vacant 06/30/2018


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Ryan Sherota
Max Wiederhorn


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Gilberto Amador 06/30/2017
Daniel Derrico 06/30/2019
Carol Fischer 06/30/2017
Ellen Suppa 06/30/2018

Clay Milan, Community Development Manager, Department of Development Services is the Staff Liaison, 954. 921.3271. There are two positions vacant.

The Education Advisory Committee is constantly striving to improve and encourages you to provide comments, questions, or suggestions at:

The Committee urges you to get involved with your local school. With a lack of adequate funding and growing needs, your assistance is crucial. Whether it's through time volunteered in the classroom, or providing financial support, our schools need you. Visit the following link to learn how to help your neighborhood school:

Education Grant Program

The sub-committee promotes the City's education grant program and evaluates grant applications from teachers in conjunction with the City's funding agreement with Broward Education Foundation.

Excellence in Education Teacher Grant Fund

The Excellence in Education Teacher Grant Fund is to reward Hollywood teachers and school-based administrators by funding their original and innovative projects. Projects selected for funding enrich the standard curriculum and explore new alternatives to traditional methods of learning. Projects address needs for which funding is not available through state, federal or district revenues.


Strategic Planning

The sub-committee makes recommendations on strategic planning objectives and how to achieve them to the full committee for adoption. Coordinates with staff on monitoring the status of each objective.

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Hollywood Hills High School Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Programs Showcase

Hollywood Hills High School, home of the Spartans, celebrates their 50th anniversary by showcasing their magnet programs, which includes their Military Academy and Business Program. These programs, and others, promote college readiness and workforce development skills for our students. Please check out the news video here.

Public School Film Festival and Contest

Congratulations are in order!

South Broward High School won first place in the Hooray for Hollywood Film Festival held November 2013. The school took home the $500 prize in the high school division. Hollywood Hills won second place and received $150.

The Quest Center won first place and $500 in the middle school division. Attucks Middle School took second place. Congratulations and thank you to each school for their participation!

Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory – International Student Program

Chaminade-Madonna is extending an invitation to those in the Chaminade-Madonna community to participate in a cultural experience by hosting a student from the People’s Republic of China.

Share your world, open your home.

Achieving Excellence in Education Grant

Broward Education Foundation administers the City's Achieivng Excellence in Education Grant Program. For additional information about the program please contact Broward Education Foundation at 754.321.2030.

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