Miami Northwestern Senior PAVAC Dance performs at School Board Meeting

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was proud to invite our extremely talented Miami Northwestern PAVAC students to perform at the February School Board Meeting.

We salute Dance Instructor Traci Young-Byron for teaching our wonderful students. Special thanks to Principal Wallace Aristide, Asst. Principal Corey Morris, PAVAC Lead Natalie Baldie, teachers, staff, and parents for supporting and educating our Bulls!

Honoring 2017 Class 6A Football State Champions – Miami Northwestern Senior High

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) recognizes the 2017 FHSAA State Football Champions – Miami Northwestern Senior High School, at the School Board Meeting.

We salute our student athletes for their excellence on and off the field. Thanks to Principal Wallace Aristide, administrators, Coaches, teachers, staff, parents, and Bulls alumni for supporting our deserving students.

M-DCPS and Urban League of Greater Miami partner to assist minority businesses

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) attended the M-DCPS/Urban League Joint Vendor Presentation Event to increase minority business participation with Miami-Dade County Public Schools!  

Thanks to Urban League of Greater Miami CEO T. Willard Fair, VP Sharron Henley, Supt. Alberto Carvalho, Melody Thelwell, Carl Nicoleau, and M-DCPS staff for providing valuable information and opportunities for our community. 

Honoring Public Defender Carlos Martinez at the School Board Meeting 

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Public Defender Carlos Martinez for his public service and contributions in our community.

We salute Defender Martinez for being a great role model for our children. “Do what you can to help others.” 

Honoring Ms. Bessie Legrant at the School Board Meeting 

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Ms. Bessie Legrant for her dedicated service to educating our children at today’s Board Meeting. 

Thanks to Miami Central Senior Principal Greg Bethune, family of Ms. Legrant, and entire community for saluting our honoree. Go Rockets! 

Honoring Ark of the City at the School Board Meeting

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was proud to recognize Ark of the City and its Founders Mr. Terry & Mrs. Sherria Elliott at the Board Meeting.
We salute the Elliott Family and partners for all you do to improve the lives of our children and families in Liberty City. 

Honoring Girl Power at the School Board Meeting 

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Girl Power at the August 9th School Board Meeting. We salute Girl Power CEO Thema Campbell, Girl Power Board Members, staff, and parents for mentoring and educating our deserving girls. 

We are also grateful to Girl Power for presenting the 2016-17 Educator of the Year Award to Dr. Bendross-Mindingall. 

Honoring Overtown Youth Center’s Tina Brown at the School Board Meeting 

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Tina Brown at the monthly School Board Meeting. Executive Director Brown was praised for her tireless work in educating and supporting our students and families in Overtown. 

Thanks to Frederick Douglass Elementary Principal Yolanda Ellis, Mr. Bill Diggs, family and friends for supporting our dynamic community leader. 

Honoring Assistant Principal of the Year Ms. Cisely Scott at the School Board Meeting

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize our 2016-17 Assistant Principal of the Year Ms. Cisely Scott at the monthly School Board Meeting. Assistant Principal Scott was commended for her outstanding work in educating our students at Lenora B. Smith Elementary School. 

Thanks to Principal Shawntai Dalton, family and friends for supporting our wonderful education leader. 

Honoring Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church at the School Board Meeting 

School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored to recognize Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church at the School Board Meeting. 

Thanks to Reverend Dr. C.P. Preston Jr., Ms. Ruth Smith, and congregation for adopting Poinciana Park Elementary School and your service to our community. y