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Michelle Robinson, Director of Advancement
Nicole Ragan

Michelle Robinson

Director of Advancement


M.Ed., Xavier University 
B.S., Ashland University 

Employed Since 2017

As the Director of Advancement, Michelle Robinson oversees the advancement team at CDS and works closely with the Board of Trustees and Head of School on strategic policies, programs and operations that support the school’s mission and vision. 

Prior to CDS she was the Director of Advancement and Admission for five years at Canterbury School of Florida in St. Petersburg.  She began her career in admissions and development in Cincinnati, Ohio and has had success for over 13 years at independent schools in the Tampa Bay area.  Under Michelle’s direction at Canterbury, the school reached its highest enrollment in the history of the school the past three years. 

Michelle grew up in North Tampa and was a competitive swimmer for the Carrollwood Village Swim Team since the age of six. She is a 4-time NCAA All-American and 2-time Academic All-American in swimming.   Michelle received a Bachelor of Science from Ashland University and Master of Education from Xavier University. She and her husband, Michael, have one son who attends the CDS lower school.

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