On July 1, 2017, Dr. Jodi Marshall took over as President and CEO of Florida Virtual School (FLVS). Before her appointment, Jodi served as Executive Vice President of Business and School Solutions. In that role, she oversaw the Part Time Instructional Program, the Full-Time Instructional Program, Global School, Curriculum Services and Innovation, Teacher Development, Business Development (encompassing state, national, and international), and Marketing & Communications.
Dr. Marshall began her career in education more than 20 years ago as a middle school literacy project teacher working with Dr. Janet Allen in the Orange County Public School system. She went on to become a reading specialist for at-risk readers for a junior high school in Los Angeles, CA, and then found her way back to Florida for graduate school.
In 2002, Dr. Marshall accepted an adjunct position at FLVS teaching 10th grade English. She soon transitioned full time to FLVS, holding positions such as course developer, Literacy Coach and Manager, Instructional Leader/Principal, Director, Vice President of Instruction, and Chief Academic Officer. In 2014, the roles of Chief Academic Officer and Chief Business Development Officer were combined, into her current position of Executive Vice President, Business & School Solutions.
A graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Dr. Marshall obtained a Master’s in English Education from the University of Central Florida. She earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Miami where she also worked as an adjunct professor teaching undergraduate students. A few years later, she earned an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. A believer in lifelong learning, she is currently working on a Master’s of Business Administration.