Dean/Assistant Principal Stephanie Soliven recently led a team of teachers in developing and implementing an integrated, standards-based interdisciplinary curriculum at Southwest Middle School in Palm Bay. She developed an extensive research project based on the school's gifted and talented program, launching a new enrichment program for academically talented students that has resulted in significant achievement gains. Ms. Soliven has also directed the school's comprehensive needs assessment process. She created the school’s nationally recognized Youth Crime Watch program and has coordinated the district’s History Fair. A frequent presenter at state and national conferences, Ms. Soliven has conducted staff development on middle school best practices, curriculum design and technology. She trains pre-service teachers at the University of Central Florida.
1994 University of Central Florida, B.S.