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education curator

Robert L. Beatty, American education curator. Named Community Leader of the Year, Phi Delta Kappa, 2001; recipient Achievement award, National Association of Counties, 2002, 2004-2005.


Beatty, Robert L. was born on February 19, 1971 in Ocala, Florida, United States. Son of R. Patrick and Suzanne C. Beatty.


Bachelor in Liberal Studies, University of Center Florida, Orlando, 1994. Master of Arts in History, University of Center Florida, Orlando, 2002.


Program manager continuing professional education Valencia Community College, Winter Park, Florida, 1996—1999. Curator of education Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, since 1999. Vice chair education and community resources committee Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs, Orlando, since 2002.

Board of editors Reflections from Center Florida journal, Orlando, since 2002. Adjunct instructor history University Center Florida, 2003—2004. Grant reviewer teaching American history United States Department of Education, Washington, 2004.

Adjunct professor history Valencia Community College, 2004. Board directors Workforce Advantage Academy.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Florida's Highwaymen: Legendary Landscapes. Project manager (exhibition) How Distant Seems Our Starting Place: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the African American Community of Central Florida.


Mentor Jones High School, Orlando, 2003—2005. Board directors Lake Eola Charter School, 2000—2003. Member of Florida Association of Museums (Outstanding New Professional 2002), National Council on Public History, American Association of Museums (peer reviewer museum assessment program since 2006, member accreditation visiting committee since 2006).


Married Candice R. Kvistad, April 20, 1996. Children: Ryan Anne, Tyler Ashlyn.

R. Patrick

Suzanne C. Beatty

Candice R. Kvistad

Ryan Anne Beatty

Tyler Ashlyn Beatty