Melba Luciano was named as Superintendent of the Osceola School District in 2012, where she began her career in 1986. She brings to the position a wealth of experience from over 30 years in education, ranging from positions as a Classroom Assistant, a Teacher, an Elementary Resource Specialist, an Assistant Principal, a Principal, and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Education from Hunter College in New York and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Nova University. As Superintendent, provides leadership for the district and school administration, as well as facilitates continuous improvement, educational accountability, and community support through partnerships with all stakeholders. In June 2014, the Florida Department of Education recognized the Osceola School District as one of only five Florida counties to improve in all seven assessment areas in reading, mathematics, writing, and science.