William R "Ron" Jeffries



  • Born in Lakeland, FL
  • Graduated from Lakeland Senior High School, 1956
  • Graduated from University of Florida
  • Taught at Zephyrhills High School, 1960-68
  • Consultant, Post High School, Ag Ed, FL Dept. of Ed, 1968-70
  • Area I Supervisor, Ag Ed, FL Dept. of Ed, 1970-71
  • Assistant Administrator, Ag Ed, FL Dept. of Ed, 1972-74
  • State Director, Ag Ed, FL Dept. of Ed, 1974-76
  • Director of Vocational Programs and Staff Development, FL Dept. of Ed, 1976-82
  • Assistant Superintendent of Coc. and Adult Programs, Polk County Schools, 1982-97
  • Serves as Florida Vocational Assoc. President
  • Member of FVA Hall of Fame
  • Recipent of the Carl Proehl Award
  • Honorary State FFA Degree
  • Blue and Gold Award, Polk County FFA Federation
  • Distinguished Service Award, Central FL Development Council and Polk Workforce Development Committee