Don Herndon – Director of VIP Academy & Adult Programming

Herndon Don MrDon Herndon is the Director of the VIP Academy and Adults Programs at Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Mr. Herndon graduated from the University of South Dakota with a BS in political science. He completed his teacher certification through a program sponsored by the School Board of Manatee County called Alternative Certification for Educators.(ACE) He is currently certified to teach Exceptional Student Education Grades K-12 and Elementary Education Grades K-6.

Mr. Herndon came to Easter Seals Southwest Florida as a teacher’s aid in the VIP Academy program. During his first year as teacher, Mr. Herndon completed all of the requirements of the ACT program including his certification in elementary education which elevates him to the status of “highly qualified” according to the School Board of Manatee County.

Prior to coming to Easter Seals, Mr. Herndon was the supervisor of the Sarasota County office of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation for 11 years. His experience at the Division, which is charged with assisting persons with disabilities in obtaining employment, has proved to be invaluable in his work here at Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Mr. Herndon enjoys giving his students an opportunity to learn real life skills in the real world which assists them in becoming successful, independent adults. Mr. Herndon can be contacted at dherndon@easterseal.org or by phone at 941-355-7637, ext. 425.

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