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New Polk County Public Schools Administrators Announced

December 14, 2016

The Polk County School Board approved the following appointment by Superintendent Jacqueline M. Byrd during the School Board’s Dec. 13, 2016 meeting:

Dr. Michael Akes, Associate Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer, Teaching and Learning

Dr. Michael Akes, Associate Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer, Teaching and Learning

Dr. Akes previously served as the assistant superintendent for high school curriculum with the School District of Osceola County. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Florida State University; a master’s in mathematics education, and a specialist degree from the University of Georgia. He also has a doctorate in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.