About the FSDB Interim President
Julia Mintzer is serving as the interim president and administrator of business services (2015-present) at FSDB, with 26 years of professional experience in the exceptional student education field. In her business services role, she oversees the accounting, advancement, budget and grants, police services, safety and facility operations, training and quality assurance, and transportation departments. She also interfaces with the city of St. Augustine, St. Johns County and state of Florida emergency management leadership as part of the school’s crisis management operations.
Previously Mintzer was director of training and quality assurance (2002-15) at FSDB, exceptional student education teacher at Ocean Palms Elementary School in Ponte Vedra, Fla. (1997-02) and special education teacher at Worton Elementary School in Chestertown, Md. (1994-97). She continues to be a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Prior professional service included St. Johns County Strategic Planning Team membership; district and school advisory council leadership; admission review and educational management committee involvement; language arts curriculum writing; and a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Mintzer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in special education at the University of Akron and a Master of Science in educational leadership at the University of North Florida.