Dr Steve Gallon III - Miami Dade School District -89

Boot Camp Graduation

Dr. Gallon believes that education is the passport to self-sufficiency and life-long success. He delivered a powerful and personal message of reflection and redemption to over 25 cadets graduating from Platoon 17-4 at Miami-Dade Corrections where he served as the Keynote Speaker.
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January 17, 2018 Board Meeting

At the January 17, 2018 School Board Meeting, Dr. Gallon was actively engaged in his role as a policy maker as he successfully proffered three School Board agenda items that received the Board's support and approval. Dr. Gallon's items addressed the following: B-9: Request Approval of Resolution No. 18-005 of the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Recognizing District 1 Adopt-A-School Community Partners (to read more on this item, please click on the link below) http://pdfs.dadeschools.net/Bdarch/2018/Bd011718/agenda/b9rev2.pdf H-5: Amendment to Board Policy 6320 (to read more on this item, please click on the link below) http://pdfs.dadeschools.net/Bdarch/2018/Bd011718/agenda/H5rev2.pdf H-6: Exploration and Examination of Alternate Funding Sources.
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Early Childhood Education

Dr. Steve Gallon III was pleased to support early childhood education in the urban core. He was also pleased to share that that there were no more waiting lists for early childhood programs. This was confirmed by Mr. Evelio Torres, President/CEO of the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe Counties. It has been a pleasure to support and advocate for quality early childhood education in the urban core. Dr. Steve Gallon III supports providing early childhood education in the urban core can greatly increase their cognitive abilities, leading to long-term increases in achievement and school and life-long success. Mr. Torres visited.
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College of Education’s Teachers’ Program

Dr. Steve Gallon III was pleased to be a featured speaker at the College of Education’s Teachers’ Program at Florida Memorial University. Dr. Steve Gallon III imparted knowledge, experiences, and wisdom gleaned from his 25 years as a professional educator in which he served from positions ranging from classroom teacher and principal to district administrator and Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Steve Gallon III shared with students that knowledge, belief, and action were his keys to educational and life-long success.
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Five Days

About 5 days before Wednesday, November 18, 2015, I spoke to the entire male student population at Miami Northwestern Senior High School. I recounted my days as a student there and growing up only blocks away from where 15-year old Johnny Lubin was shot to death in broad daylight. He was shot on 77th street. I grew up on 74th. Johnny was the fifth student from the school killed since May of 2015. I also recounted the different paths that many of my friends and schoolmates took—some that led to success and self sufficiency while others led to prison, poverty,.
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