Dr Steve Gallon III Newsletter

Dr. Steve Gallon’s – May Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Greetings:
It is with great honor, pride and humility that I continue to serve the students, parents, and community members of District 1. As the school year comes to a close, I want to again thank and commend you for your work in improving the learning and lives of our students and uplift of our community. This school year has seen tremendous success and improvements in our District and I am extremely proud of the work that is being done by our teachers, district and school leaders, parents, and community stakeholders. It has also brought with it our serving witness to challenges and tragedies near and far, and our collective resolve and resilience to rise above them all.
As we near the summer months, we want to continue to encourage our students to prepare and remain engaged in educational enrichment so that we can keep this momentum and continue on our journey to improve the lives of our youth. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do. I look forward to your continued support, encouragement, and efforts.
Have a Happy and Safe summer!
Let’s go!
Educationally,
Steve Gallon III
School Board Member, District 1

May 16, 2018 Board Meeting

Dr Steve Gallon III - Miami Dade School District 1 -95
At the May 16, 2018 School Board Meeting, Dr. Gallon was actively engaged in his role as a policy maker as he successfully proffered one School Board agenda item that received the approval and support from the Board.
Dr. Gallon’s items addressed the following: H-9: Ensuring Student Safety During Student Walkouts
(to read more on this item, please click on the link below)

1st Annual North Miami Community Resource Fair

Great turnout at the 1st Annual Community Resource Fair in partnership with the Association of Haitian American Educators and various university and community partners.

Dr. Gallon gives special thanks and commendation to Dr. Katsia Cadeau and Ms. Bernadette Toussaint Pierre for their leadership and efforts in spearheading and organizing this event.

2017-2018 Values Matter Miami Awards Ceremony

On May 10, 2018, Dr. Gallon attended the 2017-2018 Values Matter Miami Awards Ceremony where he proudly congratulated the student award winners.

UPPAC Meeting

Dr. Gallon had a great time hearing and discussing educational issues and concerns to members of UPPAC at the Greater New Bethel Baptist Church. He also provided them with all District 1 updates.

IB Program Evaluation

Dr. Gallon was pleased to support North Dade Middle and Principal Kharim Armand in the evaluation meeting for the school’s International Baccalaureate Program.
He also had the opportunity to meet with the IB Program Evaluation Team representatives from Washington, D.C. and Fairfax, Virginia where he gladly shared the Board’s position and his policy initiatives that have supported the school’s IB program and overall improvement efforts.

Meeting with Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro

Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro and Dr. Gallon had a productive meeting exploring new and innovative ways to partner with Miami Gardens on behalf of students and the community.

Meeting with the New CEO of the Miami Children's Initiative

Dr. Gallon was excited to meet with and hear the passion and vision of LaTousha Daniels, the new Chief Executive Officer of the Miami Children’s Initiative (MCI).
The Miami Children’s Initiative (MCI) was established and funded by the Florida Legislature in 2008. Its sole mission is to address the needs of the community by investing in children and by providing a unified system of support, education and care that begins before birth through college and career.
A product of the community and graduate of Miami Northwestern, Ms. Daniels has a proven commitment and love for the community.
Dr. Gallon encourages you to contact her to find out ways you can support her in this important work for children.

JB Turken End of the Year Kindness Celebration

Dr. Gallon was proud to support and attend the Annual Jennifer Beth Turken End of the Year Kindness Celebration held at North County K-8 Center.
“Kindness is Golden”, a belief that Dr. Gallon strongly believes all children must be taught.

Ramadan Dinner and Open House

On May 17, 2018, Dr. Gallon showed his support by attending the Islamic Center of Greater Miami’s Ramadan Dinner and Open House.

Haitian Flag Day

North Miami Senior High hosted their Haitian Flag Day Educational and Cultural Celebration where Dr. Gallon attended and enjoyed the festivities

2018 Technology Leaders Initiative Invention Expo

Dr. Gallon congratulated all the students for their participation and outstanding presentations at the 2018 Technology Leaders Initiative Invention Expo.
Kudos were also given to Mr. Ivan Yeager who was the leader and visionary for this great initiative.

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