Education Advisory Board 


The City of Deerfield Beach Education Advisory Board (EAB) advises the City Commission on educational issues affecting early childhood learning centers through high school that will impact the quality of education for Deerfield Beach residents.  

The powers and duties of the Education Advisory Board (EAB) are as follows:

(a) Participate in information exchange via school newsletters, principals’ offices, and the administration of each school; and

(b) Serve as liaison between the schools, the community and the City Commission; and

(c) Coordinate the activities of the City with those activities of local schools, colleges and universities in order to promote         educational opportunities for residents of the City; and

(d) Promote programs and community involvement relating to education.

The EAB meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro Community Center located at 50 Hillsboro Technology Drive.


  •  Joseph Mendes, Chair
    • Appointed by the Mayor 
  • Michael Lubin
    • Appointed by District 1 City Commissioner
  • Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, Vice Chair
    • Appointed by District 2 City Commissioner
  • Karen Shelly
    • Appointed by District 3 City Commissioner
  •  Camille Morse
    •  Appointed by District 4 City Commissioner

Schools in Deerfield Beach

Public SchoolsAddressWebsitePhone
Deerfield Beach Elementary650 NE 1st Street
Deerfield Park Elementary650 SW 3 Avenue
Park Ridge Elementary5200 NE 9 Avenue
Quiet Waters Elementary4150 W Hillsboro Blvd
Tedder Elementary4157 NW 1st Terrace
Deerfield Beach Middle School701 SE 6 Avenue
Deerfield Beach High School910 SW 15 Street
Bright Horizons3901 NE First Terrace

Charter School AddressWebsitePhone
Somerset Academy Key (Middle and High)959 SE 6 954-481-0602 

Private SchoolsAddressWebsitePhone
St. Ambrose Catholic School (elementary and middle)363 SE 12 Avenuehttp://www.stambrosecs.org954-427-2226
Highlands Christian Academy501 NE 48th Streethttps://highlandschristian.org954-421-1747 

Bryce Gowdy Student Scholar Athlete of the Month Program

The City of Deerfield Beach recognizes the importance of education and encourages students to excel in academics and sports. In an effort to recognize hard work in the classroom and on the field the City along with Education Advisory Board (EAB) developed the “Bryce Gowdy Student Scholar Athlete of the Month” award.

The EAB will select a winner each month from athletes demonstrating excellence in academics, athletics, and community involvement. Once a student receives the award the City Commission will recognize the student at a City Commission meeting.

Students are encouraged to complete an application. Application deadlines are the third Friday of each month. Applications should be submitted to the City of Deerfield Beach Legislative and Community Affairs Department.

Click HERE for the application

For additional information please contact Jonathan Salas at the Legislative and Community Affairs Department at (954)480-6420 or