Mr. Terence DevinceAsst. Principal for Student and Instructional Support
Terence Devine has been an educator for the past 24 years, starting as a Director of Bands in upstate New York for seven years. He followed by moving into administration for the next 17 years, serving roles of Assistant Principal and Principal at schools in New York and Florida. Utilizing his passion for the arts and how they impact a child’s education has been a key point for Mr. Devine throughout his career.
Mr. Devine has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, Masters Degree in Elementary Education, and Certificate of Advanced Study in School Administration. His focus is always on being a lifetime learner.
An avid supporter of the community, Mr. Devine has been a member of the Arts Integration Board; the College of Education Board at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, as well as a current board member of the North River Prevention Partners in Palmetto, FL. An important aspect of his work focuses on empowering people, teachers, students, parents, and the community, to work toward their best and help improve the community at large.
Currently serving as Assistant Principal at Manatee School For the Arts, over the last 13 years Mr. Devine has led the school to excellence throughout the campus. In his time at the school, MSA has been recognized as a Gold Seal Charter School of Excellence and as a Florida Arts Model School, as well as lead several accreditation teams. Mr. Devine is excited to continue supporting the MSA school community to achieve excellence and student growth for many years to come.