Donna P. Korn

Donna P. Korn - School Board Representative to the Council
School Board Member

Donna P. Korn is a member of the School Board of Broward County, elected as the Seat 8, Countywide At-Large representative. She served as Chair in 2014. She is a graduate of Western High School in Broward County and the mother of one Broward County Schools graduate and two children currently attending Broward County public schools. Ms. Korn has completed courses towards a Master's degree in Urban Education at Florida International University and earned a Bachelor's degree in English from Emory University.       

Ms. Korn also served as the chair of the Children's Services Board of Broward County and served on the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County. She is a founding member and past vice-chair of Voices for Children of Broward County. She was a Guardian Ad Litem for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. She is a contributor and current Board Member of HANDY Inc., an organization that supports Broward County's foster care children and those placed under protective supervision. She was a member of the Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of Broward County. Donna was presented the Phoenix Award (Civilian Award for Bravery) by the City of Pembroke Pines. She has served in leadership roles for Broward County schools on several occasions, including serving on the Community Budget Task Force. She is a past chair of the Facilities Task Force and past member of the Site Review Committee and the Oversight Committee for Interlocal Agreement. She served at her local school level as the PTA Corresponding Secretary at a Broward County public school where she has held the office of President and served as a member since 2006.

Ms. Korn joined Cushman & Wakefield as the Managing Director of Commercial Brokerage through their purchase of Taylor & Mathis where she served as the Director of Leasing with extensive experience in landlord representation, business development, tenant representation and investment Sales. Before joining Taylor & Mathis, she was the Senior Vice-president at Colliers Abood Wood-Fay Real Estate Group. She is a former English teacher at Western High School, Broward County, (1995-1997) and has served as a substitute teacher for Broward County Public Schools (1993-1995). She was named the 2010 Top Dealmaker of the Year for Office Leasing as presented by the Daily Business Review and the 2008 - 2018 Power Broker as presented by Costar, as a Top Leasing Firm in South Florida and was recognized as a 2018 South Florida Business Journal Influential Business Woman.

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2-1-1 Broward General Hotline | 2-1-1 Broward

2-1-1 Broward, an information & referral line, provides a 24-hour, comprehensive help line and support service for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County. An impressive database of information is used to provide community callers with current, relevant information regarding a wide variety of services within the community. All calls are toll-free, confidential and anonymous from anywhere in Broward County.

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2-1-1 Broward Special Needs and Behavioral Health | 2-1-1 Broward

The 2-1-1 Hotline is Broward’s single source for information and referrals for children with behavioral health needs and disabilities. The hotline’s specialized staff focuses on helping parents, caregivers, agencies, and medical practitioners who serve the needs of children, find programming, support and hope. A case management component is also available for families in need of assistance accessing and navigating the special needs and behavioral health system of care.

Capacity Building
Capacity Building Mini Grants | Children's Services Council of Broward County

Infrastructure building support is provided to local child and family serving nonprofit organizations through our annual Capacity Buildings Mini Grants. Through a competitive grant process, local organizations are awarded funding for capacity building projects, professional business coaching and or fundraising support each year.
Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

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Community Builders| Children's Services Council of Broward County

Improving Lives Through Collective Impact through the Broward County Children’s Strategic Plan

Health & Safety Initiatives
Cribs for Kids | Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

In 2003, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a report that estimated that the risk of infant suffocation increases 20-fold when infants and adults sleep in the same bed. In 2005, the AAP restated that co-sleeping is a growing concern and recommended that infants not share a bed during sleep.

Capacity Building
CSC Sponsored Trainings | Children's Services Council of Broward County

The CSC offers quality and affordable training workshops for professionals serving children and families in Broward County. Each session is led by instructors that are highly qualified and experienced in their field to provide an optimal learning environment. CEU’s are also offered for many of the completed courses. For a training calendar and to register, please visit our website at training.cscbroward.org.

Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Health & Safety Initiatives
Drowning Prevention | Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Drowning Prevention is a collaborative community effort driven by the Drowning Prevention Task Force. In 2009, the Children’s Services Council allocated funding to support a full-time coordinator housed at the Broward County Health Department who provides insight and accountability for the implementation of the Drowning Prevention Action Plan.

The Faces of CSC

The impact Future Prep had on Sarah fomented her desire to give back to her community. Today, she is a Counselor for Memorial’s CSC-funded Youth Force program, helping other young people gain confidence and determine their own path for the future.
This program has touched me and made a difference in my life.
Thanks to the Children’s Services Council and the YMCA of Broward County, students have an opportunity to give a voice to issues that are important to them.