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Charter School Superintendent appointed

Posted at 5:29 PM, Jan 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 17:35:22-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. --- The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority appointing a new superintendent of the charter school system. 

City officials announcing Jacquelin Collins will serve as the new school superintendent. Collins served as the interim superintendent since the departure of Nelson Stephenson in April 2017. 

Collins joined the charter school system as a teacher for gifted and talented students at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in 2016. She later became assistant principal and school principal from 2010-2017. 

Collins will be responsible for long-term strategic planning and serve as the liaison between the Lee County School District and the City of Cape Coral Charter School Governing Board. 

"It's critical that we develop and nurture a world-class academic and athletics environment for students," says Superintendent Collins, "and it must be powered by highly qualified educators, reinforced with involved parents and guardians, and supported by a diverse community of stakeholders, who understand that addressing the needs of today's students will ultimately help establish a competent workforce for the future." 

Superintendent Collins will oversee more than 3,500 students and supporting staff, spanning of four schools and two campuses.