Assistant Superintendent Secondary Leading & Learning
Dr. Stephanie Soliven is the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Leading and Learning. In this capacity she oversees each of the district’s middle and high schools. Social-emotional development and college and career readiness are priority initiatives for Dr. Soliven and Brevard Public Schools. While serving as Cocoa High School’s principal until January 24, 2017; she championed programs that enhanced equitable access to programs and increased academic achievement. School policies were modified to create an environment where students gain respect for their colleagues while feeling supported by the adults on campus.
Dr. Soliven has also aggressively pursued career and technical education programs and drop-out prevention options while expanding dual enrollment opportunities and gifted education. Dr. Soliven served as principal of Cocoa High for 8 years, previously working as assistant principal at CHS and at Southwest Middle School. She has her doctorate in education (Curriculum and Instruction) from the University of Central Florida where she also earned her masters and bachelor’s degrees. During her career she has been recognized at the national level as a Milken Foundation educator, selected by the state of Florida Assistant Principal of the Year, chosen as an NAACP Unsung Hero, and has been the recipient of leadership awards from local agencies and the University of Central Florida. Dr. Soliven is originally from Miami, Florida but has called Brevard her home since 1990.