Robin Bartleman

Robin Bartleman
School Board Member

- Broward County Public Schools

Robin Bartleman was raised in Miami, Florida. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science in Emotionally Handicapped Education and earned a Master of Science from Nova Southeastern University, in Emotional Disturbance Education with a Certification in Educational Leadership. Ms. Bartleman was a classroom teacher of Severely Emotionally Disturbed children at North County Elementary in Opa Locka and then became an Assistant Principal at Poinciana Park Elementary in Liberty City. Ms. Bartleman became involved in local government and was elected to the Weston City Commission in 2001 and in 2004, Ms. Bartleman ran for and was elected to the Broward County School Board Seat 9, Countywide-At- Large. In November of 2007, she was chosen by her colleagues on the Board to be the Chairperson. In August of 2008, Ms. Bartleman was re-elected to a second 4-year term as the District 9 Countywide School Board Member.

Ms. Bartleman sits on the Boards for the Children’s Services Council, the Cooperative Feeding Program Advisory Board, Young at Art, Visions of Images, and the Regional YMCA. She is Co-Chair of the Children’s Services Council Special Needs Advisory Committee, serves on the Board of the Broward Early Learning Coalition, is a member of the School Board Oversight Committee, and One Community Partnership Governance Board, an organization dealing with children’s mental health issues. Ms. Bartleman is a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the Kiwanis, Mujeres Latinas, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Broward League of Cities Education Advisory Committee. Ms. Bartleman was recently appointed to the Management and Efficiency Study Committee of Broward.

Ms. Bartleman is proud to have been the recipient of the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award and was recognized as an Outstanding Mother of the Year by Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies. Ms. Bartleman also received the Black Elected Officials Community Service Award and was selected as School Board Member of the Year by the AAUW. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) honored Ms. Bartleman for her work with and on behalf of emotionally disturbed students - as a classroom teacher, an assistant principal and a school board member. Recently Ms. Bartleman was recognized by the Center for Independent Living High School/High Tech Program for her commitment and dedication to Youth with Disabilities and at the Annual Sistrunk Historical Festival Gala, she was the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Honoree Award in recognition of her dedication to community service.

In addition, Ms. Bartleman achieved a particular goal few board members have – she completed criteria necessary to be named a “Certified” School Board Member and was recognized as such by the Florida School Boards Association. This distinction has been maintained on an annual basis through participation in various trainings, meetings and conferences.

Ms. Bartleman is an active parent with two daughters, Emma and Sarah.

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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.

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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.
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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.

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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

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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.

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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.