Mr. Chad Frazier has been in the field of education for 14 years. He began his career teaching Science at Carver Middle School. Mr. Frazier was identified as a teacher leader early in his career and served as the department chair and athletic director during his time at Carver Middle. He was given the opportunity to serve as the instructional dean at Leesburg Elementary before becoming the assistant principal at Lost Lake Elementary. In 2014, Mr. Frazier was contacted by the superintendent and asked to serve as the assistant principal at Eustis Heights Elementary as part of a turnaround team to aide in the turnaround of a school rated as an “F” school according to the Florida school grading system. Eustis Heights went from being rated an “F” school to a “C” school in the 2014-2015 school year. In the 2015-2016 school year, Mr. Frazier was selected as the “Assistant Principal of the Year” for Lake County and went on to represent Lake County Schools as a top three finalist for the “Assistant Principal of the Year” for the state of Florida. The following year he was appointed the principal of Eustis Heights Elementary School year and has proudly served the students of Eustis Heights each day until July 2019. Mr. Frazier was chosen by his district to attend the “Turnaround Leadership” institute at Harvard University during his first year as principal of Eustis Heights. Mr. Frazier has presented multiple times at FASA conferences on school turnaround leadership and is an active member with FASA, NAESP, and ASCD. Mr. Frazier truly believes that with the right teacher every child can succeed. Mr. Frazier currently sits as a central director for the Florida Association of Elementary and Middle School Principals. Mr. Frazier is very excited to lead the Mt. Dora Middle School Eagles to continued success!