An educator for more than 30 years, Susan King served in a large urban district as the magnet administrator and project manager for numerous federal Magnet School Assistance Program (MSAP) grants. Ms. King is a national presenter and trainer on theme based instruction, marketing, recruitment, and branding, intercultural responsiveness, sustainability, managing change, and leadership.
Ms. King creates, implements, reviews and advises districts on federal grant evaluation and compliance monitoring, district policy, and community and legislative relations and advocacy. In addition to magnet schools and programs, her experience includes public affairs, communications, publications, and marketing and recruitment.
King is a recipient of the Hillsborough Association for School Administrators Distinguished Service Award in her former district and was the Treasurer of the Consortium of Magnets/Public Choice Schools, the forerunner of the Florida School Choice Consortium.
She holds a B.S.E. in English, a Master’s Degree in Counselor Education, and certification in Educational Leadership and Reading. She co-authored a chapter in Curriculum Leadership Development: A Guide for Aspiring School Leaders and since joining the Board of Directors of MSA, Ms. King has served as chairman of several committees, written articles for MSA’s eChoice, was the Treasurer for several terms, and is currently the President Elect.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.