Perla Tabares Hantman has been re-elected for an unprecedented fourteenth time as Chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board. Ms. Hantman, who represents District 4, was originally elected to the School Board in 1996. She is the first Hispanic woman to serve as Chair, and has previously served from 1999-2001, then each consecutive year from 2010-2015 and again from 2017 to 2021.
“With much appreciation and enthusiasm, I accept this great honor given to me by my colleagues,” said Hantman. “As a Board, with the assistance of the Superintendent, his team, our teachers and support personnel, we have the responsibility of improving the education and learning environment of our students.”
Dr. Steve Gallon III was re-elected as Vice Chair. Dr. Gallon, who represents District 1, was first elected to the School Board in 2016. This is his third time serving as Vice Chair.
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