Perla Tabares Hantman reelected as chair of M-Dade School Board

Education Monday, December 9, 2013


Perla Tabares Hantman, a Miami Lakes resident and School Board member and chair for the past three years, was elected for the fourth consecutive time to chair the Miami-Dade County School Board for the year ahead. 

“I would like to thank my fellow School Board members for the trust they have put in me. I will continue to work hard and steady toward the betterment of all the students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools,” Hantman said. 

The reelection marks Hantman’s seventh time as chair since she was first elected to the School Board in 1996 to represent District 4. She was the first Hispanic woman to serve as chair, and has previously served in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Dr. Lawrence S. Feldman was elected for the third time as vice chair. 

Feldman, who represents District 9, was elected to the School Board in 2008.

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