Peter B. Licata, Ph.D., Biography

Peter B. Licata, Ph.D.
South Regional Superintendent
Palm Beach County School District

Dr. Peter B. Licata is currently serving as the Regional Superintendent of the South Region, where he oversees 59 schools. 

He has served as Assistant Superintendent of Choice and Innovation, Director of Curriculum, Charter Schools, Alternative Education, Accountability, Choice Programs, International Baccalaureate Programs, and Career and Technical Education.  Prior to his District leadership roles, he served as the Principal of Olympic Heights High School and Boca Raton Community Middle School in Palm Beach County, Florida. 

Dr. Licata received his BA in Business Administration and Political Science at the University of Miami (Miami, FL) and his MS in Educational Leadership from Barry University (Miami, FL) He earned his Ph.D. in Global Leadership from Lynn University (Boca Raton, FL) with a focus on Preparing Students for the 21st Century Workforce.  Dr. Licata is also an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, where he teaches courses preparing future school administrators.  He and his wife are both native South Floridians as are their four children and one grandchild.