CONTACT: Pavi’Elle Phillips


April 6, 2020
School Board Vice Chair Dr. Steve Gallon III was unanimously re-elected as the Vice-Chair of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) National Steering Committee at its virtual meeting held on Friday, April 3, 2020. After consideration of his nomination and his service as Vice-Chair over the past year, Dr. Gallon was re-elected by school board members representing regions from around the country.

Dr. Steve Gallon III, who has served as a teacher, principal, district administrator, and Superintendent of Schools was elected to the National Steering Committee of the Council of Urban Boards of Education on April 7, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas, becoming the first Miami-Dade County School Board member to be elected to CUBE’S Steering Committee in over a decade. In addition to Vice Chair, he will continue to serve his term representing the Southern Region of the United States.

For 50 years, CUBE has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts strive for excellence. Established in 1967 by NSBA’s Board of Directors, CUBE is a national membership organization guided by Steering Committee members who represent a diverse group of urban school board members dedicated to the needs of children in urban centers, and who provide guidance and leadership to carry out the vision of CUBE.

CUBE’s mission is to create opportunities for urban school board leaders to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective policymakers and advocates for equity and excellence in public education. CUBE currently represents over 100 urban school districts in 32 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Its member districts educate nearly eight million students in almost 12,000 schools with a collective budget of $99 billion.

CUBE helps urban school board leaders find solutions to challenges at the local level and seeks to improve their policy-making effectiveness. CUBE creates a forum for urban school board members to share innovative practices through issues seminars, conferences, legislative advocacy, research projects, professional networking opportunities, specialized publications, and local governance and policy assistance.

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To learn more about Dr. Gallon’s work as a School Board Member in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, click here: .