MIAMI (CBSMiami) – United Teachers of Dade president Karla Hernández-Mats released a video on Wednesday thanking President Joe Biden for making vaccines available to educators in the county.
Here is what she had to say:READ MORE: South Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard Says Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’ But Fight Isn’t Over
“Today, there is a lot of excitement because teachers are excited that President Biden has opened vaccinations for all K through 12 teachers.”
“And this news has hit, you know, our schools in a very rapid way. We’re seeing slots being filled very quickly. And our teachers are excited that President Biden has provided this opportunity for them.”READ MORE: ‘I’m Speechless’: Rep. Frederica Wilson Among South Florida Leaders Who Believe Justice Was Served In Derek Chauvin Trial
“We know that this is part of the Biden plan for the first 100 days of his administration.”
“He promised that he would make this available to teachers or to their education staff and we are glad to see him fulfill His promises.”MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Eyes Social Media Crackdown
“So, we’re excited and we’re looking forward to getting our shots thanks to President Biden.”