Kay White is a fourth generation native Floridian born in Jacksonville. She is a retired career educator who has lived and worked in Osceola County for 30+ years. She earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from St Leo University and her Master’s degree in Gifted Education and Educational Leadership from The University of South Florida.
Kay taught at the elementary level and worked as an ESE Compliance Specialist before moving to school administration. Mrs. White was Assistant Principal at Nocatee Elementary in DeSoto County, FLvforn 8 years and Reedy Creek Elementary in Kissimmee for 2 years before being appointed as Principal of Reedy Creek Elementary from 1995 to 2007. She was 1982 DeSoto County Teacher of the Year, 2007 Osceola County Principal of the Year, and Regional Principal of the Year.
Kay retired after a 40 year career and began to serve as a volunteer at the Osceola Education Foundation. As an active Foundation Board Director, she serves on The Charter Board of Trustees, The Executive Committee, and as the Foundation Scholarship Committee Chairwoman.
Kay is a long time member of The Delta Kappa Gamma Honorary Society for Women Educators and The Retired Educators of Osceola County.
In addition to community involvement her most enjoyable activities are the times she spends with her three children and her six grandchildren.