General Membership Luncheon – Volusia County Educators

Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce, September 26th at the Smyrna Yacht Club General Membership luncheon featuring speakers from the Southeast Volusia County Schools.
Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce, September 26th at the Smyrna Yacht Club General Membership luncheon featuring speakers from the Southeast Volusia County Schools.

Volusia County Schools’ Career and Technical Education programs are paving the way for tomorrow’s workforce in our community. Our graduates are prepared with technical, hands-on skills, as well as problem-solving and collaboration skills. Come learn about your future employees and how to further engage with them now in our schools.

Matt Krajewski is the Principal of New Smyrna Beach High School. He is a Volusia County Schools Graduate and has been serving with the district for 38 years in teaching, coaching, and administrative roles. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida majoring in science and physical education. His mission is to provide leadership that will achieve high academic and social goals with students and to enhance the motivation, commitment and effectiveness of teachers and staff.

Michael Leader was born in Waupun, Wisconsin and is a 1983 graduate of Waupun High School. He moved to Florida in 1987 and finished his degree at UCF. His career began as a custodian and he worked his way into the extended day program, teaching fourth grade, and then to middle school special education courses. He has been with the district for 32 years and has been in administration for 20. He now serves as the Principal of New Smyrna Beach Middle School.

Rachel Rutledge began her in career in sales and marketing. She transitioned into a teaching career in business and marketing education when she saw a need for the development of professional skills in young people. She has served in educational roles with increasing responsibility in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and now, in Volusia County, Florida. She is the Career & Technical Education Coordinator for Volusia County Schools.