School Board Member Recognizes Miami Central Senior High and Booker T. Washington Senior High State Football Championship

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) recognized Miami Central Senior High’s FHSSA 6A State Football Champions and Booker T. Washington Senior High’s FHSSA 4A Football State Champions. We are proud of Principals Wallace Aristide and Greg Bethune, Coaches, teachers, staff and students at Central and Booker T. Keep on winning! GO Rockets! GO Tornadoes! ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬‪#‎BookerTWashingtonSr‬ ‪#‎MiamiCentralSr‬

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School Board Member Presents Proclamation to Mr. Kenneth “T.C.” Harris

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) presents a proclamation to celebrate the 60th Birthday of Mr. Kenneth “T.C.” Harris. We wish you a very Happy Birthday and many more to come…‪#‎HappyBirthday‬

School Board Members inducts Honorees into the Inaugural Miami Jackson Senior High Hall Of Fame

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) congratulates State Representative Sharon Pritchett (D-102), County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson (D-3), FEA Vice President Dr. Fedrick Ingram, Overseer Dr. Harriette Wilson-Greene, Mr. Nelson Guggino, Mr. Jacob Caldwell, Mr. John Harris, Ms. VonCarol Kinchens, Former MDPD Director J.D. Patterson, Jr., Mr. Eric Jenkins, Ms. Altgea Tate, Dr. Venita Thompson, Dr. Nelson L. Adams, and Pastor Dr. Nathaniel Patterson on becoming inducted into the Inaugural Miami Jackson Senior High Hall of Fame on March 5, 2016. We commend all inductees for this great honor and for being dynamic leaders in our community. ‪#‎JacksonGenerals‬ ‪#‎Alumni‬ ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬

School Board Member Recognizes The 2016 No More Broken Hearts Planning Committee

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) recognized the passion and commitment of the 2016 No More Broken Hearts Planning Committee. Because of their great work, our February 20th event was a tremendous success! We look forward to an even bigger 2017 event! ‪#‎SaveTheDate‬ 2/25

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School Board Member Meets with Hamilton, Miller, & Birthisel Law Firm

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) met with Attorney Marlon Hill of Hamilton, Miller, & Birthisel Law Firm, and M-DCPS officials to discuss a wonderful opportunity for our Brownsville Middle students. We look forward to working together to make a difference in the lives of our children! Stay tuned…‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬ ‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬

Congrats Graduates of Employ Miami-Dade

District 2 News: Congratulations to the graduates of the Employ Miami-Dade Initiative housed at D.A. Dorsey Technical College in Liberty City. We are proud of you all for achieving this important milestone in your careers. We salute you! Thanks to Principal Dr. Thomas-Dupree, teachers, and staff at D.A. Dorsey, Mr. Leroy Jones and the Circle of Brotherhood, State Attorney’s Office, Career Source South Florida, One United Bank and Miami-Dade County for providing this life-changing opportunity for our residents. ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬ ‪#‎MiamiJobs‬ ‪#‎MiamiCareers‬‪#‎Workforce‬ ‪#‎CircleOfBrotherhood‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬

We Welcome John B. King Jr.

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was honored to welcome our next U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. (nominated by President Barack Obama) to Miami Northwestern Senior High School. Secretary King discussed the importance of attending school and having positive mentors in our children’s lives. Thanks to Principal Wallace Aristide, administration, teachers, staff, students and community for showing how great Liberty City is. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬‪#‎MiamiSchools‬ ‪#‎BullsPride‬ ‪#‎BullsMenOfValor‬

Job Fair at Miami Northwestern

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was proud to welcome our future workers at the T&G Constructors Hiring Job Fair at Miami Northwestern Senior High School. Thanks to Brian Williams, Michelle Hicks-Levy, and our Office of Economic Opportunity for providing career opportunities for our community. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎JobFair‬ ‪#‎GOB‬ ‪#‎BullsPride‬ ‪#‎MiamiCareers‬‪#‎Workforce‬ ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬

Buena Vista Stakeholders Association

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) hosted an informative and engaging discussion with M-DCPS officials and the Buena Vista Stakeholders Association at Shadowlawn Elementary School. Thanks to Principal Gwendolyn Haynes-Evans, administration, security staff, custodians, and students for hosting such a “Fantastic Sharks” meeting. We also want to commend the parents, business leaders, and community for attending and asking great questions. A Special Shout Out to Chairperson Lorena Ramos for an awesome surprise “Victor Ramos” who drove 4 hours to bring greetings from B-CU. In the words of our little songstress, ” I believe that children are our future…”‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬ ‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬ ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬

Honored by The African American Council Of Christian Clergy

School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross Mindingall (D-2) was proud to be honored by the African American Council of Christian Clergy (AACCC) during their Black History Program held at St. Paul AME Church in Liberty City. Congratulations to our fellow honorees – State Representative Cynthia A. Stafford (D-109), County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson (D-3), Miami Northwestern Principal Wallace Aristide, Bishop Dennis Jackson, and Former NFL Player Darrin Smith. Thanks to AACCC President Pastor Gregory Thompson and members for your service to our children and families. ‪#‎District2WorkingForYou‬‪#‎EveryChildMatters‬ ‪#‎EducationIsTheKey‬ ‪#‎SeeYouOnTheJourney‬‪#‎BlackHistory‬ ‪#‎MiamiSchools‬ ‪#‎StPaulAME‬ ‪#‎AACCC‬ ‪#‎AChargeToKeep‬