Darryl Willie is a proud military child that has attended both low and high performing public schools. He has used the education he was afforded to work passionately for students for the past 15 years. He comes from a family of educators and deeply understands the value and potential of high-quality public education. As a former teacher, he has taught in both K-12 and university settings. He knows what it takes to prepare students to be successful on various levels. In his current role, he recruits, selects and trains new teachers and education leaders for Title I schools in Duval County. His “on the ground” experience has allowed him to partner with Duval County Public Schools Human Resources and certification staff, Principals, Duval Teachers United, parents, veteran teachers, and other invaluable community and school-based partners.