District 2 - Chuck Shaw, Board Vice Chair

Chuck Shaw, Chairman

Chuck Shaw, Board Vice Chair
Term Expires:  November 2020
Phone:  561-434-8038



Chuck Shaw was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia and moved to South Florida when he was five years old. Educated in Palm Beach County, Chuck attended Palmetto, South Olive, Palm Springs, Meadow Park Elementary, Conniston Middle and Jefferson Davis Middle Schools. He graduated from Forest Hill High School in 1966 and attended Palm Beach Junior College and Florida Atlantic University. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees from FAU and began his career in education at Berkshire Elementary School in 1970.

Very early on Chuck was called upon in leadership roles and worked to become a school administrator. His first assignment was at North Grade Elementary as Assistant Principal and then Principal of Westward Elementary two years later. He also served as Principal at both Northboro and Liberty Park Elementary and Okeeheelee Middle School. He was given the honor of serving at the district level where he was an Area Superintendent, Department Head, and Director of Governmental Relations. Chuck’s areas of success included adult and community education, effective lobbying at the state and federal levels, development programs and partnerships throughout the community, and extensive community service.

Chuck is also a leader in developing outstanding youth sports programs and coaching. In 2006, he was nominated and inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame.

Mr. Shaw also served many community organizations in leadership positions and has been an advocate for volunteerism and ethics in public service. His involvement includes 18 years of service as a City Councilman and Deputy Mayor in the Town of Greenacres, Florida.

Chuck was re-elected to the School Board of Palm Beach County in November 2016.

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