Mr. Flor is a product of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Miami and has been a teacher and administrator with the archdiocese for 20 years.
He began his career at his alma mater, Msgr. Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens, where he served for 17 years. He started as graphic designer in the Advancement Office while assisting with alumni and fundraising events. He then taught computer science, serving as department chair and network administrator of the student servers. He expanded the technology education program to include advanced courses for graphics, web design, and programming. Seven years later, he joined the school’s leadership team as the director of Student Activities, helping the program expand to over 70 clubs and organizations. His role then changed to director of Student Affairs, where he coordinated admissions along with student activities, helping to increase the school’s enrollment each year.
Mr. Flor joined the Cathedral School family as assistant principal in the summer of 2017. He was then promoted to principal in the summer of 2018 when Sr. Michelle (the previous prinicpal) was reassigned by her order to a new mission.
Mr. Flor has participated on Catholic school advisory boards and served as director of marketing and public relations for the Archdiocese of Miami Virtual Catholic School for 6 years.
A graduate of Immaculate Conception School in Hialeah, Msgr. Edward Pace High and St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Mr. Flor has a bachelor’s degree in information technology computer systems and a master’s in educational leadership. He is happily married since 2018, has a son that was born in 2019 and is a life long parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Hialeah, FL.
His vision for St. Mary Cathedral School includes maintaining a strong Catholic identity as the school celebrates its 80th anniversary; and raising the academic bar to ensure student learning and achievement while building the school’s reputation as a Catholic school of excellence.