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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

School Board Receives 16 Applications for Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent

The following individuals have submitted their letters of interest and resumes to the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to fill the position of Superintendent of Schools in accordance with the application process established by the School Board during a special meeting on January 5, 2022. Applications were due by 5 p.m. today.

Aguilera, Elton

Brown, Gabriela M.

Cohen, Michael

Cuevas, Dr. Ada I.

Dotres, Dr. Jose L.

Duhart, Danita C.

Espinal, Dr. Rafaela

Gonzalez, Juan

Hobbs, Dr. Sherrell

Innerarity Rosales, Dr. Ava D.

Negron, Derek

Oliva, Jacob

Rico, Dr. Oscar

Saati, Nalisa S.

Thorpe, Shawn C.

Walke, Daniel


The letters of interest and resumes for the above-referenced candidates can be accessed at ?Folder icon MDCPS 2022 Superintendent Applications.


The School Board has scheduled a Special Board meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, to determine the appropriate process to screen, identify and hire a qualified applicant to serve as Superintendent of Schools. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, 1450 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Auditorium, Miami, Florida, 33132. The meeting will air live on WLRN-Channel 17 and WLRN-FM (91.3). Additionally, the public may view or read the Closed Captioning of the Special School Board Meeting by accessing and clicking on the Web Simulcast button in the navigation on the left side of the page.


For more information, visit or contact the School Board Attorney’s Office at 305-995-1304.

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