Promises Made Results Delivered Centering Community Voice Policy that's rooted in your experience Stewardship of our tax dollars Transparency and Access Safe and Sustainable learning environment World Class Education for All
Promise Made Students will graduate college and career ready. Results Delivered: 1. student and family friendly guides 2. increased applications to FAFSA 3. 90.1% graduation rate
Promise Made: Our schools will provide 21st century teaching and learning Results Delivered: 1. $100 million earmarked for student laptops 2. $62 million to update the wifi in schools 3. Internet connectivity for every family in District 9
Promise Made: I will be a trusted steward of our tax payers Results Delivered: 1. Lowest tax millage rate in 40 years 2. More than $1 billion GOB invested in school facilities 3. Excellent credit ratings and budget reserves
Promise Made: We will prioritize sustainability Results Delivered: 1. Commitment to Clean Energy by 2030 2. First ever Chief Sustainability Officer hired 3. Electric school bus pilot launched
Promise Made: We will constantly listen to and advocate for our support staff Results Delivered: 1. Meeting with bus drivers and center staff 2. $15 minimum wage implemented for all employees 3. Listening sessions with custodians
Promise Made Our students will excel academically Results Delivered 1. A+ school district 3 years in a row 2. 11 District 9 schools improved 1+ grade levels 3. No D or F schools in District 9
Promise Made: You will have access to our office and the work we do. Results Delivered: 1. Live-streaming of School Board Meetings 2. Office Hours at all municipalities 3. A Night in D9 event bringing together over 1,000 people
Promise Made: I will be a steadfast advocate for education funding Results Delivered: 1. ESSER Grants Dashboard for $1.2 billion 2. Advocacy meetings with state legislators 3. Highest ever Base Student Allocation funding
Promise Made: We will stay in touch with the classroom experience Results Delivered: 1. More than 140 school visits 2. Constant check of policy in action 3. One on one with principals at least two times per year
Promise Made: Every student will learn from excellent teachers Results Delivered: 1. Renewed referendum to retain teachers 2. Historic paid teacher residency with Miami Dade College 3. 130+ teacher requests answered
Promise Made: We will be timely and responsive when you need us. Results Delivered: 1. More than 850 listening sessions 2. More than 2,030 constituent cases completed 3. 91% satisfaction rate on closed cases
Promise Made: Our students will learn in a safe environment Results Delivered: 1. Lowest student to counselor ratio ever 2. SRO in every school 3. Funded 1 additional support staff person per school
Promise Made: We will always be present in the community Results Delivered: 1. Representation at 4 Education Advisory Councils 2. 5 stop Superintendent tour in District 9 3. Representation at meetings for Together for Children, NAACP, South Dade Cares Coalition, and more
Promise Made: We will center students in all decisions Results Delivered: 1. Over 150 student fellows 2. Four Fellowship classes 3. More than 40 schools represented