Frank Zenere, EdS
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Biography

Biography

 

 

Frank Zenere is a school psychologist and District Coordinator of the Student Services Crisis Management Program for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the nation’s fourth largest district, serving over 350,000 students. He has served on numerous state and national committees overseeing the development of school safety policies and procedures, including suicide prevention and postvention, and best practice guidelines for the prevention of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from critical incidents and disasters impacting school communities.  Frank has also been active as a trainer and crisis responder at the state, national and international levels.  He has provided crisis response services in the aftermath of earthquakes in Turkey, El Salvador and Haiti; the tsunami in Sri Lanka; Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico; the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City; numerous school shootings, including the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida; and youth suicide clusters.  Frank was a multi-year member and former chairperson of the National Association of School Psychologists, National Emergency Assistance Team.  He has written numerous articles for newsletters and journals regarding his expertise and experiences and has been the recipient of several state and national awards in recognition of his contributions to the field of school and community crisis management.