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Director of Educational Equity and Outreach
Valerie Freeman is the newly appointed Director of Equity and Outreach for Alachua County Public Schools. She is the former principal of Lawton Chiles Elementary. She has served in the field of education during the last 27 years as a teacher, behavioral resource/dean of students, assistant principal, and principal. Her previous work experience has included elementary, middle, and high school level exposure. Her educational background includes a Bachelors, Masters, and Educational Specialist degree in the field of education.
Married for 32 years to Horace Freeman Jr. She is the proud mother of two children whom are both graduates of the Alachua County Public School System. One is an English and Language Arts teacher in Gainesville, Florida, and the other is an Accountant in Orlando with an accounting firm, KPMG.
Under the leadership, guidance and support from Superintendent Karen Clarke, and Deputy Superintendent Donna Jones, the ultimate goal of the Alachua County Office of Educational Equity and Outreach will be to shift our school district to a culturally competent entity that will ensure the success of all students.