Jodie Donahoo has taught elementary music in Hillsborough County Public Schools since 1998. She has a bachelor’s degree in music therapy from Florida State University and has been National Board certified in early and middle childhood music education since 2004. She is an active member of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educator’s Council and the Florida Music Educator’s Association. She is also Level 2 certified in World Music Drumming and regularly participates in various other professional development opportunities at the state and local level. Mrs. Donahoo has made contributions to Florida’s Performing Fine Arts Assessment Project, is currently serving on the school district’s elementary music Curriculum Planning Team, is a district trainer for Florida Standards in the Elementary Music Classroom and Higher Order Thinking in Music, and is the district chairperson for the Technology in Music Education Committee.