Marjorie Murray, director of the East Coast Technical Assistance Center since 2010, has administered Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) programs at both the state and local levels.
In her 23 years with the Florida Department of Education, Ms. Murray worked in various capacities including field service director, where she was responsible for the services of five regional offices that provided technical assistance in the development and implementation of ESEA programs to all Florida local education agencies (LEAs). For the past 23 years, she has been an LEA administrator in a school district in central Florida which has 6,900 students. For 15 of the 23 years, she was responsible for Title I, Parts A and D; homeless education; the voluntary prekindergarten program; and Great Start…Pathways to Success, a program that helps parents of newborns understand the importance of language development and vocabulary for success in reading.
Ms. Murray serves on the Board of the Florida Association of State and Federal Education Program Administrators and previously served on the Boards of the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators and the Florida Reading Association.