Mrs. Sylvia Myers was born in Oakland, California and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. Mrs. Myers received her Associate of Arts Degree from Tallahassee Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Exceptional Student Education from Flagler College-Tallahassee. She went on to receive a Masters of Educational Leadership from Saint Leo College in Tallahassee.
Mrs. Myers is a creative, caring and dedicated professional who embraces life-long learning and works hard to instill the love and empowering qualities of learning into others. Mrs. Sylvia Myers was a teacher at Kate Sullivan Elementary in Tallahassee, Florida for six years working with students with varying exceptionalities for four of those years, and teaching 4th grade for two. While teaching in Leon County, Mrs. Myers was honored as Leon County’s 2010 Glenn-Howell Minority Educator and as the Teacher of the Year for Leon County in 2012. During her tenure as a teacher, she was instrumental in helping the district earn Exemplary Status for an infused African American Curriculum from the State of Florida’s Task Force on African American History. Mrs. Myers was the assistant principal at Bond Elementary and Kate Sullivan Elementary in Tallahassee and is now serving as the proud principal of Springwood Elementary.
Mrs. Sylvia Myers enjoys working with the Foundation for Leon County Schools as a board member and advocate for providing teachers and schools with support and supplemental resources to assist in providing students with a quality education. In addition to working with the Foundation, Mrs. Myers is an active member in the community, volunteering her time with various organizations. Mrs. Myers is also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Chi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Sylvia Myers also serves on the board for Heroes from the Hood, a non-profit organization that focuses on mentoring young gentlemen in the community. Sylvia Myers is was also a member of Leadership Tallahassee, Class 35. Mrs. Myers is an active stakeholder at Flagler College in Tallahassee, always helping, when asked to improve the quality of the program and help to develop future teachers.
2020 Black Women's Celebration
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