Dr. Robert Avossa is the Sr. Vice President and Publisher of Education Products, LRP Publications. After 25 years in public education, Robert Avossa joined LRP in Palm Beach Gardens in April, 2018. Dr. Avossa’s portfolio includes, District Administration (DA) magazine and DA Leadership Institute, University Business magazine and conference, Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), National Special Education Institute, and all the books, trainings, newsletters that are produced for educators.
Robert Avossa was School Superintendent of Palm Beach County for three years. The District was the 10th in the country with a student enrollment of approximately 200,000 students. The annual budget exceeds $2.6 billion and the District is the largest employer in Palm Beach County with over 21,000 employees.
Prior to joining the Palm Beach County Schools, Avossa served as Superintendent of the Fulton County for 4 years. Avossa was responsible for 96,000 students, 101 schools, 14,000 employees, and a $1.4 billion budget.
Under Avossa’s 7 years at the helm, both Palm Beach and Fulton County Schools achieved dramatic academic gains, earning each District the highest graduation rate in both Florida and Georgia’s large school systems.
Avossa served 5 years as an executive leader for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina, and 10 years as a teacher and principal in Florida.
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