Gallon’s Good News – November

Visit to Archcreek Elementary School

Dr. Gallon took a visit to Archcreek Elementary where he served witness to the great service of principals, teachers, and employees working on behalf of our students.

Opa-Locka Community Conversation

Dr. Gallon had the opportunity to join Opa-Locka Vice-Mayor Joseph Kelley along with the support of educators, stakeholders, and other elected officials as they continued their great focus on education in Opa-Locka.
Opa-Locka’s second “Community Conversation” around educational and community issues was a great success.

Retirement Celebration

Dr. Gallon was honored to celebrate the retirement of an M-DCPS Teacher Icon, Mrs. Fa’asi’ u Kelly who served for 41 years, in which 23 years were at Miami Northwestern and 18 years were at Miami Carol City Senior.

Breakthrough Collaborative National Conference

Dr. Gallon gave a great Keynote Address on Equity and Inclusion at the Breakthrough Collaborative National Conference, where Breakthrough affiliates from around the country attended.

Black Male Symposium at Miami Dade Community College

Dr. Gallon was honored to give the Keynote Address at the Miami Dade Community College’s Black Male Symposium, where he motivated over 500 male seniors by sharing his personal and professional journey.

Power U Center

Dr. Gallon met with the members of the Power U Center for Social Change. They discussed several issues and collaborative ways to improve our schools. Dr. Gallon believes that “true leadership requires engaging all stakeholders, even when their issues and concerns many not fit one’s narrative. Public service and leadership are about the true exchange of ideas.”

Visit to Parkway Elementary

Lake Stevens Middle showed great hospitality with greetings from the young men of 5000 Role Models, culinary arts students, and a performance from Lake Stevens Band as Dr. Gallon presented all the November Student of the Month nominees.
Congratulations again to the achievements and accomplishments of some to the best and brightest in District 1.

Student of the Month Ceremony

Dr. Gallon took a visit to Parkway Elementary School. He believes that differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, data chats, and interventions are keys to learning and school success.

Visit to Carol City Middle

Dr. Gallon visited Carol City Middle School and observed continuous improvement in teaching and learning.

Visit to Miami Carol City Senior

Dr. Gallon along with Dr. David Moore, Mr. Jose Bueno, and Dr. Cabrera visit Principal Dunn at Carol City Senior High School to discuss and observe school improvement and turnaround efforts.

November 2017 School Board Meeting

Dr. Gallon was actively engaged in his role as a policy maker as he successfully proffered three School Board agenda items for board support and approval.
Dr. Gallon proffered board agenda items that addressed the following:
H-10:  Accounting, Reporting, Auditing and Transparency of General Obligation Bond Expenditures
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H-12: School Board Endorsement Recognizing November as National Adoption Month
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H-19: School Site Technology Services and Support
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