MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami-Dade Public Schools’ Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho gained the title of National Superintendent of the Year on Thursday.
The School Superintendent’s Association made the announcement at the organization’s national conference in Nashville, Tennessee.READ MORE: 'That's Not Going To Happen Here': Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial Protest Crackdown Bill Into Law
Back in December, Carvalho was named Florida’s Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, representing the Sunshine State for consideration as national superintendent of the year.READ MORE: World War II-Era Plane Crashes Into Ocean Filled With People During Cocoa Beach Air Show
He was among four finalists vying for the title.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
“Being named National Superintendent of the Year is truly a great honor, but I realize it’s not simply an honor for me,” said Carvalho. “Today’s recognition reflects the dedication, sacrifice, and work of every member of our education family, as well as the guidance and direction of our School Board, and I share this award with every teacher, student, employee, and community partner of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.”