DeeDee Rasmussen for School Board, District 4

Biography

DeeDee Rasmussen is an elected member of the Leon County School Board where she is currently serving as the Board Chair for the second time. She is also a successful executive with over fifteen years of experience working in higher education, preceded by a fifteen year career in public service as a senior staff member at the highest levels of the legislative and executive branches of Florida’s government.

DeeDee graduated from The Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science/Communications and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She resides in Tallahassee, Florida and is a proud mother of three children who attended Leon County Schools.

Campaign Platform:

As a member of the School Board, DeeDee has worked hard to create pathways for all students to become:

  • Engaged and ethical citizens
  • Creative and critical thinkers
  • Effective communicators and collaborators
  • College/career ready graduates

As a member of the Leon County School Board, DeeDee has championed several important causes, namely:

  • Transparency and fiscal stewardship
  • Competitive teacher compensation and classroom management support
  • Additional opportunities for enhanced academic instruction
  • Reasonable accountability measures and assessments
  • The importance of civic education and community engagement
  • Preservation of art and music programs
  • Multiple pathways to graduation and school choice
  • School safety, nutrition and wellness programs to ensure student success