Amber Oliveira, Ed.D. became DePaul’s Head of School in August 2016.
Oliveira joined DePaul after eight years working with
Episcopal Children’s Services, having last served as the Assistant Director for
Head Start in five northeast Florida counties. Prior to that, she was the ECS
Director of Education and Vice President of Early Learning, overseeing a
program with over 100 teachers serving more than 600 students.
She joined ECS when she became Lead Instructional Coach for
the Jacksonville Early Learning Partnership. Her first experience in education
was as an elementary school teacher in Duval County Public Schools.
After graduating from Florida State University with a
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Oliveira returned to Jacksonville.
There she earned a Masters of Elementary Education and a Doctorate of Educational
Leadership from the University of North Florida.
Oliveira and her husband have two children, a boy and a