Taxwatch Press Release – Nov. 18, 2016
Principals from Broward, Washington and Miami-Dade Counties receive $5,000 for their exemplary work helping students succeed
Florida – Principals are critical leaders in the education system. They are effective managers, role models and are the face of the school to families and taxpayers. For these reasons and many more, Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy research institute, is proud to have established the Principal Leadership Awards program in 2013 to identify Florida’s most effective principals in K-12 public schools.
This year’s top performing principals who have helped students achieve in Florida’s high-risk public schools were recognized on Thursday, November 17th, at the 4th Annual Florida TaxWatch Principal Leadership Awards at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando.
Alexandra Prieto, Somerset Academy Miramar, Broward County; Nataly Parra, Lincoln-Marti Charter School, Miami-Dade County; and Carlos Alvarez, City of Hialeah Educational Academy, Miami-Dade County