Robert Palmer, M.Ed.
University Assistance Coordinator
UCF Center for Community Schools
Robert Palmer joined the UCF Center for Community Schools in January 2020 as the university assistance coordinator. In this role, he is responsible for assisting schools as they collaborate with their college/university partner(s) to develop mutually beneficial programs and services to impact students, families and communities.
Prior to joining the center, Palmer worked for Orange County Public Schools, where he held the position of college and career specialist supporting students in developing their post-secondary plan(s). He also worked for OCPS as a guidance counselor and teacher before becoming a college and career specialist.
Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Palmer earned his bachelor's degree in social science education from Florida State University and his Master of Education in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida.