For Immediate Release
February 16, 2015
Contact: Nicole Lesson
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade County Public Schools have joined forces to form an education compact that will utilize each organization’s collective resources for the greater benefit of students and residents in Miami Lakes. The education compact received final approval at the February 11 Miami-Dade County School Board meeting.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Town Council, members of the Town’s Education Advisory Board and School Board Chairwoman Perla Tabares Hantman for her leadership and support of this effort," Town of Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton. "In addition, thank you to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and his dedicated staff for working on this initiative that will now formalize the Town’s long standing relationship with the school district."
Through this educational compact, MDCPS and the Town will strive to meet the educational needs of the youth in the Town of Miami Lakes. The areas of focus in this collaboration include, but are not limited to, student achievement, community involvement, facilities, and communications.
For more information on the education compact, please contact Jackie Calzadilla, Communications Specialist, at CalzadillaJ@miamilakes-fl.gov or (305) 364-6100 ext 1143.