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District Announces Director of Transportation

District Announces Director of Transportation 

Sarasota County, FL, May 17, 2023Sarasota County Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Little – currently an Assistant Principal at Riverview High School – has been selected to serve as the new Director of Transportation, effective July 1, 2023.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Little lead our Transportation team,” commented Jody Dumas, assistant superintendent/chief operations officer for Sarasota County Schools. “He is extremely detailed, has a strong work ethic, and has extensive familiarity with the department – one of Dr. Little’s many responsibilities as an Assistant Principal included serving as Riverview’s school liaison for all Transportation-related matters.”

“I’m honored to serve as the Director of Transportation,” said Little. “The safe, reliable, and efficient transportation of students to and from school is a cornerstone resource for families & school communities throughout the district. I look forward to helping our talented Transportation team take their crucial work to the next level.”

Dr. Little is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida. Dr. Little has a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a doctorate in Instructional Leadership, both from the American College of Education. He has certifications in Math 5-9 and Educational Leadership.

Before starting his most recent role as an Assistant Principal at Riverview High School, Dr. Little served as an Administrative Intern at Venice High School. He has also served as a Mathematics teacher (Algebra I and Geometry) at Venice High School and a Long-Term Substitute at North Port High School.


About Sarasota County Schools

Sarasota County Schools is committed to providing unrivaled academic, emotional, and civic growth to every student, every day. As one of the leading employers on the Suncoast, Sarasota County Schools boasts 55 schools that expertly cater to the diverse needs of all our students. We are one of two Florida school districts to consistently earn an A-grade every year since 2004 and have been awarded the Mid-Sized School District of the Year by the University of Cambridge. Our dedicated educators empower students to take charge of their academic and personal success, a practice we believe fosters lifelong growth and achievement. Our schools actively maintain the district’s tradition of excellence and ensure that tradition extends to all students. Our commitment to our students extends beyond graduation to make sure they not only graduate on time, but do so college and career ready. Want to take your student’s education to the next level? Connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter, or visit



Dr. Keith Little