John Wright, Associate Superintendent
John is a Native Floridian and the first in his family to attend college. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with an education degree. He taught English and social studies, coached boys and girls basketball, served as the an English Department Chairperson, team leader, SAC chairperson and was a mentor through the SAFE program.
John completed his master’s degree in educational leadership at Nova Southeastern University and served as assistant principal at University High School. After three years, John was selected to be principal of Stonewall Jackson Middle School. John then opened Timber Creek High School as its first principal and served in that capacity from 2000 through 2012.
John became Executive Area Director for the East Learning Community from 2012 – 2014 and then became Area Superintendent for the North Learning Community until being transferred in 2017 to serve as Area Superintendent for the East Learning Community. John is currently the Associate Superintendent over the district’s new Innovation Office.
John has been recognized as Teacher of the Year at Meadowbrook MS. He was selected as the district’s principal of the year by the district’s associations for media specialists and by the guidance/support services team. He was selected as Principal of the Year for the state by the Florida Association of Student Councils and was selected as Administrator of the Year by the Florida State Thespian Board of Directors. John has presented at many national conferences on topics such as Positive Behavior Support/Restorative Justice, Service Learning and on Creating School Culture and Climate.
Dr. Prince LeBoo, senior administrator
Prince is from Wilmington, NC. After graduating from NC A&T State University he started his teaching career in Atlanta, GA. He worked for the DeKalb County School System for 16 years teaching at the elementary school level. He served as a regular third grade teacher, technology instructor, EIP teacher, and also served as an assistant principal. Then he transitioned into Human Resources and served as Recruitment Specialist and HR Manager. In 2016, he moved to Orlando and accepted the HR Senior Manager position for OCPS. He currently serves as a senior administrator in the Innovation Office. He has a passion for teaching children and a passion for helping others. He is enjoying his education journey and looking forward to what the future may bring,
Randall Longhouse, senior administrator
Delia “Maria” Seijo, senior executive assistant
In addition to John and Prince, the PODCAST team also includes:
Sara runs the OCPS social media platforms and liaisons with our local news media. She previously ran the Partners in Education program (2010-2016), helping schools create meaningful relationships with businesses in their community. A graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Sara brings a wealth of journalism experience to the district with decade at CNN in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New York. She’s written three parenting books that have been published in a variety of languages, as well as articles for CNNMoney.com, Psychology Today, Huffington Post and Runner’s World magazine. While at CNN-LA, Sara contributed to the Emmy-winning coverage of the Northridge earthquake. From 2008-2011, she produced and hosted The Real Parenting Show with Dr. Pete & Sarapodcast that was named “New & Notable” by iTunes. In 2015, she received the Adele Graham Award for her leadership and commitment to volunteerism in schools across Florida. Sara has a passion for storytelling, especially about amazing accomplishments by OCPS students and teachers.
Renée works as a Media Promotions Manager for OCPS’ Teaching and Learning. She taught at William R. Boone HS, in Orlando for 22 years (1995-2017) and is a Journalism Education Association Master Journalism Educator. Renee is JEA’s 2015 H.L. Hall Yearbook Adviser of the Year. She was also the 2012 OCPS Teacher of the Year, 2011 FSPA Journalism Teacher of the Year, and a 2011 Gold Key recipient from CSPA. She advised the Legend yearbook and Hi-Lights newspaper for 20 and 21 years, respectively. Both publications earned CSPA Crown awards and NSPA Pacemakers. Renée has presented at countless national conventions and summer journalism camps helping others perfect their craft.