Norburn Named New Director for the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning

As the new director, Jill Norburn will oversee the Center’s development of enrichment programs for adults 50 and older in Winter Park and its surrounding communities.

Jill Norburn has been appointed to the position of director for the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning at the Hamilton Holt School. The position is funded by a grant of $139,779 from the Winter Park Health Foundation that the Holt School received last month.

As the new director, Norburn will oversee the Center’s development of enrichment programs for adults 50 and older in Winter Park and its surrounding communities. These non-credit courses will be offered beginning in the fall of 2013.

In addition, Norburn will work to develop innovative noncredit certification programs to meet the challenges and needs in the adult education market. Starting in fall 2013, the Holt School will be offering a certification program in paralegal through the Center with other certification programs to follow.

“Dr. Norburn will play an instrumental role in helping us to achieve our mission of providing stimulating activities and programs to meet the intellectual, social, and enrichment interests of older adults in our community,” said Dean of the Hamilton Holt School David Richard. “We are committed to creating meaningful experiences at the Rollins Center for Lifelong Learning and Dr. Norburn will help us ensure programmatic innovation and success.”

Norburn received her doctoral degree from the University of Central Florida in 2006. She holds a master of arts in student personnel administration in higher education and a bachelors of science in exceptional education, all from UCF. Most recently she served as the assistant to the Interim Vice President of Internationalization at UCF and is the past director of student affairs for the honors program. In the Burnett Honors College, she wrote and secured grants for the summer program, supervised a staff of 12, and developed an innovative summer curriculum in computer science for high school students.