Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was named Urban Superintendent of the Year for 2018 by the Council of the Great City Schools, Denisa Superville reports for Ed Week.

“Alberto Carvalho has had a remarkable run as superintendent of one of the largest and most complex big-city school systems in the nation,” Michael Casserly, the executive director of the Council of the Great City Schools, said in a press release announcing the award winner. “On top of that, his 10 years of leadership of the district has shown all of us in urban education what is possible. He is one of the finest and most effective urban leaders I have known in over 40 years of doing this work.

Paul E. Peterson recently interviewed Carvalho on his weekly podcast,  The Education Exchange.

— Education Next

Last updated October 30, 2018