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Governing Board President's Welcome

Governing Board President's Welcome


Tammy Quist and Roger Biede photo

Dear FUSD Community,

It is with great pleasure and immense pride that I extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of the Florence Unified School District. As the President of the Governing Board, I am honored to represent a community committed to fostering excellence in education with our guiding principles of "Kids First" and "District by Design."

At FUSD, our core belief in placing "Kids First" underpins every decision and initiative we undertake. We are dedicated to creating an environment where the well-being and success of our students are paramount. With a focus on personalized learning experiences and innovative approaches, we aim to inspire, challenge, and nurture the unique talents of each child.

"District by Design" signifies our intentional efforts to craft a comprehensive educational experience that aligns with the diverse needs of our students. From curriculum development to infrastructure planning, we strive for excellence in every facet of our district. This commitment extends to our exceptional teaching and administrative staff who work tirelessly to provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment.

Our district is fortunate to have a team of dedicated professionals who embody the highest standards of education. Our quality staff, driven by a passion for teaching and a commitment to student success, plays a pivotal role in shaping the future leaders of our community. Their expertise, enthusiasm, and unwavering dedication contribute to the vibrant and dynamic learning atmosphere within FUSD.

We are profoundly thankful for the trust that parents place in us to prepare their children for the future. It is a responsibility we hold with the utmost seriousness, and we are committed to ensuring that every student receives a well-rounded education that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed for success in an ever-evolving world.

As we embark on another academic year, I want to express my gratitude to our entire FUSD community – parents, students, staff, and community partners. Together, we create an environment where learning is not only a journey but a transformative experience.

I invite you to explore our website and discover the wealth of resources, programs, and opportunities that FUSD offers. Your active engagement and support are crucial in shaping the future of our district. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to reach out. Together, let's continue to make FUSD a place where every child thrives.

Thank you for being a part of the Florence Unified School District family.

Roger Biede
President, Florence Unified School District Board of Education