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GCCTA President

Ronte R. Harris 

Ronte Reshard Harris, is a native of Quincy, Florida and a product of the Gadsden County School 
District. Ronte is a 1998 graduate of James A. Shanks High School and a 2001 Graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Music Education. He began his teaching career in Gadsden County, Florida in 2002 at the Havana Northside High School in Havana, FL . He has since taught music and directed bands at Havana Middle School in Havana, West Gadsden High School in Greensboro, FL and East Gadsden High School. He is currently the Music Department Chair and Instructor of General Music and Music Technology at East Gadsden High School.

Ronte has been an active member of the Gadsden County Classroom Teachers' Association since employment began in 2002. He has been a member of the collective bargaining committee since 2004, and served as chair and chief negotiator from 2006-2008. He has also served as the building representative while teaching Havana Middle and West Gadsden High Schools. In September 2013 he was elected President of the Association.

Ronte's other professional affiliations include member of the National Association for Music Education, Florida Music Educators' Association, Florida Bandmasters Association, National Education Association, American Federation of Teachers, Florida Education Association.

Ronte, is a member of the Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church in Quincy, FL where he serves as a member of Trustee Board the Director of Music. He is also member of the FAMU National Alumni Association, Gadsden County Chapter, Gadsden County Chapter of the NAACP and a proud member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Tallahassee Alumni Chapter.

Ronte is married to Nekeshia Hicks Harris who is also an educator and member of the Gadsden County Classroom Teachers' Association. They have three children, Ryan Reshard, Harmony Reign and Kynadi Jordan two of which who proudly attend Gadsden County Public Schools

Local Contact:
121 B W Roberts St. 
Quincy, FL 32351
850.879.1377

FEA Contact:
2655 Capital Circle NE Ste. 7
Tallahassee,FL 32308
850.942.0671

School/ Office Contact:
East Gadsden High School
Department of Music (Bldg 9)
27001 Blue Star Memorial Hwy 
Havana, FL 32333
School Phone 850-662-2300 
District Extension 2201
School Fax 850-539-2863