Jodi Nichols Tillman



  • Born in Daytona Beach FL
  • Graduated from New Smyrna Beach High School, 1980
  • Graduated from University of FL, BS in Ag, 1985; MS in Science, 2007
  • Taught at John I. Leonard High School, Lake Worth, FL, 1985-87
  • Taught at New Smyrna Beach High School, 1990-97
  • Taught at Pine Ridge High School, Deltona, FL, 1997-2008
  • State Supv. of Career Ed, FDOE, Public Schools Liaison, June 2008-Present
  • Teacher-of-the-Year, Volusia County, 1995
  • Outstanding Educator - FAAE, 2002
  • Outstanding Educator, Region 5, NAAE, 2002
  • National Ag Teacher-of-the-Year, Syngenta, 2002
  • Outstanding Program of Year, FAAE, 2007
  • Outstanding Program - Region 5, NAAE, 2007
  • President of FL FFA Assoc. Board, State FFA Alumni, FL Assoc. of Ag Educators and FL Assoc. of Career and Technical Educators (FACTE)
  • Honorary American Farmer Degree, 2007
  • Numerous State Officers, State Winning Teams, State Stars and Natioinal Proficiency Winners