Superintendent Dr. Jason Wysong
Dr. Jason Wysong was sworn in as Superintendent of the School District of Manatee County on Monday, July 3, 2023, during a special meeting of the School Board.
The ceremony took place at the Walter E. Miller School Support Center in Bradenton.
A Deputy Superintendent for Seminole County Public Schools from 2021 to 2023, Dr. Wysong was responsible for leading K-12 instruction and organizing strategic action across district departments and schools. Prior to becoming Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Wysong served Seminole County as Executive Director for Instructional Excellence and System Equity (2020-2021), Executive Director of Education Pathways and Strategic Partnerships (2016-2020), Director of Education Pathways and Strategic Partnerships (2013-2016), and Coordinator of Race to the Top (2011-2013). He served in Seminole County schools since 2007.
An “A” rated district located northeast of Orlando, Seminole schools are home to more than 63,000 students.
Earlier in his career, Wysong was a Social Studies Teacher and Debate Coach (2000-2007) followed by Dean of Students (2007-2008) and Assistant Principal at Lake Brantley High School (2008-2011).
Wysong earned a doctorate and a specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida, as well as a master’s in Social Studies Education and a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Political Science and History from the University of Florida.
Student or School Concern / General Inquiry
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If you and the Principal do not reach a resolution, you may call the District at (941) 708-8770 and ask to speak with the Elementary Executive Director or Secondary Executive Director for your child’s school.