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Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Staff


Janene Fitzpatrick is the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and has been with Suwannee County Schools since August of 2007. Previous to this appointment, Janene has been Director of Curriculum and Instruction,  Assistant Principal/Curriculum Coordinator at Suwannee Middle  School and a mathematics teacher at Suwannee High School in Suwannee County.  Prior to moving to McAlpin, Janene worked as a teacher at Lakeland High School in Polk County for 13 years.  Mrs. Fitzpatrick is a National Board Certified teacher.  She has a Bachelor's Degree from Mount Union College (now University of Mount Union) in Spanish, Mathematics, and Secondary Education.  And, she received a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2004. Please feel free to contact Janene Fitzpatrick at or at (386) 647-4647.

John Olson is the Director of Elementary and Early Childhood Education for the  Suwannee County School District. You may contact him at or at (386) 647-4702.

Renee Bass is the District Assessment Coordinator.  Mrs. Bass will be a resource for teachers for instructional professional development and will also handle the details related to all District and State assessment programs.  Mrs.Bass earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Valdosta State University and Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning, from Nova Southeastern University.  She has worked as a Math Teacher, District Homeless Liaison, and District Math Coach during her 30 years with Suwannee District Schools.  Mrs. Bass can be contacted at or at (386) 647-4646.

Mary Ann Chaney is the Administrative Assistant in the department and is the primary contact for certification in the District. You may contact Mary Ann at (386) 647-4627 or