Honoring Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) at the School Board

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize the Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) for their great work and service throughout our community at the monthly School Board Meeting.

Thanks to President Marsha Eloi and leadership for making a positive difference and helping patients heal.

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Deltas at the School Board

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) welcomes members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to the School Board. The annual event includes presentations from M-DCPS administration and information on how the sorority can support our children and schools. Thanks to all who attended and your work to educate our children.

Proud to Support our Liberty City children and families

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) met with Ms. Latousha Daniels, the new CEO of Miami Children’s Initiative. As a State Representative, Dr. Bendross-Mindingall passed legislation and brought home $3.6 million to fund this program in Liberty City.

We look forward to working together to improve the lives of our children and families in our community.

Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) sponsors policy item to ensure school safety

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) sponsored H-17 Providing a Safe Learning Environment for Students, Teachers, and Staff, at the April 25th School Board Meeting.

The item adopts policy position to not arm any additional school personnel other than school resource officers (SRO’S) and school police. Pursuant to the Coach Feis guardian program, the item requests that the funds be used to train and hire additional SRO’s and school police.

Thanks to State Representative Cynthia A. Stafford (D-109), and UTD President Karla Hernandez-Mats for your service and speaking in support of H-17. Thanks to the unanimous vote of School Board Members.

Saluting District 2 senior, Emmanuel Sanon, on Academic Signing Day

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was proud to recognize Emmanuel Sanon, graduating senior at William H. Turner Technical Arts Senior High School, during Academic Signing Day at the School Board Meeting.

Mr. Sanon earned $300,000 worth of college scholarships and will attend Dartmouth College. We salute Emmanuel’s parents, teachers, staff, administrators, and Principal Frazier for educating our extremely bright and hard working student.

Honoring District 2 Student Leaders at School Board Meeting

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was proud to recognize four outstanding graduating seniors for their academic achievements at the April 25th School Board Meeting.

We salute Anwar Taylor (Turner Tech), Paula Garranchan, Faith Robinson, and Triniti Wade (SAS-North Campus) and wish them success on their academic journey!
Great job to our parents, Principal Frazier, Principal Dr. Monteagudo, teachers, counselors, staff, and parents for loving and supporting our futute leaders!

Honoring VonCarol Kinchens at the School Board Meeting

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Ms. VonCarol Kinchens for her service and commitment to improving the lives of our children and families. Ms. Kinchens is the first African-American female to serve as the Director for the City of Miami N.E.T. Office.