Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho wins national education prize

Mar 6, 2016 by

The prizes keep on coming.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was named a winner of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education on Thursday, adding the prestigious national recognition to a growing list of accolades.

The prize, which comes with $50,000, is awarded to educators who have dedicated themselves to improving the world of teaching and learning at the post-secondary, K-12 and international levels.

“It certainly feels to me like the pinnacle of recognition,” Carvalho said.

A panel of leaders from the education world selected Carvalho as the winner in the K-12 category for “his exemplary leadership in raising standards and improving graduation rates in a complex urban district, which is an outstanding model for others,” according to a news release.

Source: Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho wins national education prize | Miami Herald

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