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About Terry

Terry Krassner is a third generation Pinellas County resident. A graduate of Northeast High School, she followed in the footsteps of her father, Lee Benjamin, a coach, principal and Pinellas School Board Member, and her mother, Felice Benjamin, a middle and high school teacher. Terry’s award-winning educational career included service as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Her four children currently attend or have attended Pinellas public schools so she brings a mother’s perspective to the school board.

Terry Krassner brings many attributes to the school board

A Parent’s Perspective

As a parent of current and former Pinellas students, she values more timely opportunities for input from parents and our community.

Classroom Experience

As a former teacher, she supports stronger professional development offerings for all educators.

Student-Centered Leadership

As a former principal, she supports more school-based decision making based on individual school needs.

A lifetime of commitment to Pinellas Schools

Terry has a well-rounded background and has been recognized for her leadership:

- Teacher, Lynch Elementary, Pinellas Park Middle, and Morgan Fitzgerald Middle Schools

- Assistant Principal, Starkey Elementary

- Principal, Westgate Elementary

- Mayor’s “Top Apple” award for academic leadership, City of St. Petersburg

- Elementary Administrator of the Year, Pinellas Association of Library Information Specialists

Vote for Terry Krassner TODAY

Did you know you may vote for Terry Krassner today? All eligible registered voters can request a mail ballot and vote in the comfort of their homes. Pinellas school board races are nonpartisan, so all registered voters may vote, regardless of political party affiliation.  To request a mail ballot, visit www.votepinellas.com, call (727) 464-VOTE (8683), or email absentee@votepinellas.com and include date of birth.  The deadline for mail ballots to be received for this election is 7 p.m. August 26, 2014.  


Pinellas County Teachers Association

Pinellas Educational Support Professionals Association

Florida Public Services Union (FPSU), the SEIU local union representing Pinellas County School District's non-instructional employees

Equality Florida

Pinellas Realtor Organization (PRO)  

The Sun Coast Florida Police Benevolent Association

Contact Terry

To contact Terry: 727-398-4524 or email terry@terrykrassner.com

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