Miami-Dade County Public Schools - Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Alberto M. Carvalho has been Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools since Sept. 2008, leading M-DCPS to become one of the nation’s highest-performing urban school systems receiving system-wide accreditation from AdvancEd in 2014. The District has also been named as the 2014 College Board Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence District of the Year, as well as 2012 winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education. As a staunch believer in school choice, he has expanded choice options to include over 535 programs in fine and performing arts, biotechnology, engineering, robotics, aviation and many others. Mr. Carvalho is also the proud founder and principal of the award-winning iPrep Academy which has become a model of robust 21st-century learning in the age of innovation and technology. He was the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year, the 2016 winner of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education, as well as the Magnet Schools of America 2016 Superintendent of the Year.