Initiatives by Lubby Navarro


2018

March 21, 2018
B-7
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-019 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the 2018 Junior League of Miami scholarship recipients: Ms. Telkevia Mackey, Ms. Andrea Llamas Sanchez, Ms. Lourdes Tatem and Ms. Christy Curras.
March 21, 2018
H-6
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to explore collaborations to enhance the identification of female students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
March 21, 2018
H-8
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County authorize the Superintendent to collaborate with Miami-Dade County and all 34 municipalities to reconvene the Joint Roundtable on Youth Safety.
March 21, 2018
H-10
That The School Board of Miami Dade County, Florida endorse the 11th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show on April 13-15, 2018.
February 21, 2018
H-8
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognize April 2018 as National Autism Awareness Month.
February 21, 2018
H-17
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to review the feasibility of collaborating and establishing a partnership with West Kendall Baptist Hospital for the Communities of Excellence 2026 initiative for the West Kendall area and report back to the board no later than March 31, 2018.
January 17, 2018
B-6
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-007 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Federick A. Gonzalez and Mr. Gabriel S. Gonzalez from TERRA Environmental Research Institute.
January 17, 2018
H-7
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County direct the Superintendent to:

1. explore available supplemental revenue sources to support educators and public education; and
2. hold a workshop to present recommendations and afford the Board an opportunity to discuss these options by June 30, 2018.

January 17, 2018
H-8
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm the Chair’s appointments and elect:

(i) Ms. Lubby Navarro to represent the School Board on the Value Adjustment Board; and
(ii) Ms. Perla Tabares Hantman as the alternate representative of the School Board on the Value Adjustment Board; and
(iii) Mr. Hani M. Jardack as the School Board’s citizen member on the Value Adjustment Board.
January 17, 2018
H-12
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to collaborate with the NALEO Education Fund for the upcoming 2020 Census Education Roundtable scheduled to be held in Miami on February 6, 2018.
2017
November 15, 2017
H-6
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request that the Superintendent initiate rulemaking proceedings, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, to amend relevant Board policies regarding the election of a Vice-Chair to mirror current state law in the manner specified herein, with said amendments to take effect at the November 2018 regular Board meeting.

November 15, 2017
H-7
That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, establish a three month pilot program beginning in January, 2018, to schedule Board Committee meetings beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays with each Committee meeting advertised with a start time and end time.
November 15, 2017
H-13
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to provide the Board with any recommendations on additional State Legislative lobbying team members and bring back any contracts for additional lobbyists to work in conjunction with the three Board approved legislative lobbying firms by no later than the December 6, 2017 School Board Meeting.
November 15, 2017
H-14
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

1. Develop a guide for parents of English Learners to facilitate access to information.
2. Provide an update to the Board no later than the Board Meeting of January, 2018.
October 11, 2017
B-3
That  The  School  Board  of  Miami-Dade  County,  Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-098 of The School  Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing M-DCPS essential personnel who were called back to work or volunteer to provide emergency relief during Hurricane Irma.
October 11, 2017
H-4
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent, with the assistance of the School Board Attorney, to review the current contract with Miami-Dade County for the operation of school facilities as hurricane shelters and recommend any appropriate amendments, if any, to ensure that our schools, our personnel, and our community are properly protected and provided under the existing agreement.
October 11, 2017
H-6
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to review the feasibility of establishing partnerships with community-based organizations to help mobilize and deploy additional volunteers to assist with the effects of hurricane impacts in Miami-Dade County.
October 11, 2017
H-13
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent, with the assistance of the School Board Attorney, to review School Board Policy 0165(D), Regular Meeting, and recommend a process, and any necessary amendment of said policy or policies, to permit the Board, upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, to cancel and reschedule a Board meeting that is scheduled to take place during or after a declaration of a state of emergency, when holding such a meeting may adversely impact the health, safety, and welfare of our employees and of the public.
August 9, 2017
H-11
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the law related educational program titled “Youth Exposure of Opioids and Drugs” which will be taught by the City of Miami Police Department and Miami-Dade Schools Police Department. This program supports the District’s ongoing efforts towards protecting our youth by raising awareness of fentanyl and other dangerous narcotics.
July 12, 2017
B-5
Resolution No. 17-084 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Caribbean K-8 Center for receiving First place in the Dream in Green, Green Schools Challenge and Second place in the Univision 23 Miami and BrandsMart USA 2017 "Premio Verde Escolar" award. APPROVED

July 12, 2017
H-5
School Board Members mobile “app”: The Superintendent to explore the feasibility of developing a School Board member icon within the M-DCPS mobile application that will give the user direct access to School Board members individual websites which include information from their respective districts, and report back to the Board by the September 6, 2017 School Board Meeting. DIRECTED
June 21, 2017
H-11
BOARD MEMBER ITEMS (revised): That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, to formalize the review and approval by the School Board Attorney, as to form and legal sufficiency, of all School Board member action items and/or Resolutions seeking a call to action, prior to presentation of these items at the appropriate School Board Committee meetings. AUTHORIZED
May 24, 2017
B-6
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-072 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Florida International University’s 2017 Golden Promise. APPROVED
May 24, 2017
B-11
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-073 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Winston Park K-8 Center Assistant Principal, Mr. Carl Robinson as the District’s 2017 Assistant Principal of the Year Runner – Up. APPROVED
May 24, 2017
H-20
Recognition of high school students entering military service. DIRECTED
April 5, 2017
B-14
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-050 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Miami Military Museum & Memorial and Dr. Anthony D. Atwood. APPROVED
April 5, 2017
B-16
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-049 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Maria T. Riestra – Quintero. APPROVED
April 5, 2017
H-8
School Board endorsement of the 10th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show on April 14-16, 2017. ENDORSED
April 5, 2017
H-9
School Board endorsement of April 24-28, 2017, as The Week of the Young Child in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. ENDORSED
March 15, 2017
B-8
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-033 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Pablo G. Ortiz. APPROVED
March 15, 2017
B-15
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-036 The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Lillian Rivera. APPROVED
March 15, 2017
H-5
Request The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to recognize April 2017 as National Autism Awareness Month. RECOGNIZED
March 15, 2017
H-7
Continued advocacy and protections for undocumented immigrant students from federal immigration authorities and other law enforcement authorities on school grounds. REAFFIRMED
February 15, 2017
B-9
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-020 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Charlene Burks. APPROVED
January 25, 2017
B-15
Request approval of Resolution No. 17-009 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Courtney Einhorn. APPROVED
January 25, 2017
H-13
Request The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to recognize February 2017 as Career and Technical Education Month. RECOGNIZED

FOLLOW-UP: (February 24, 2017) Board meeting of January 25, 2017, agenda item H-13, request the school board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to recognize February 2017 as Career and Technical Education Month.

2016

December 14, 2016
B-8
Resolution No. 16-116 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Miami Southridge Senior High School Football Team and Head Coach William “Billy” Rolle. APPROVED
December 14, 2016
H-8
Board member items. APPROVED

FOLLOW-UP: (January 12, 2017) Pilot Program for the review of board member action items by school board attorney.
November 23, 2016
H-8
Budget of School Board member’s office. WITHDREW
October 5, 2016
B-10
Request approval of Resolution No. 16-102 The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing parent to parent of Miami. APPROVED
October 5, 2016
B-11
Request approval of Resolution No. 16-103 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing The Miami-Dade County Public Schools Police Department, citizens’ crime watch of Miami-Dade County Youth Crime Watch Division, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for their partnership in The District’s Kindergarten Cop Program. APPROVED
August 10, 2016
B-8
Request approval of Resolution No. 16-086 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month. AUTHORIZED
August 10, 2016
H-8
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, join in promoting changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process in order to encourage parents and students to apply. APPROVED

FOLLOW-UP: (September 14, 2016) Boards meeting of August 10, 2016, agenda item H-8, request the superintendent to inform parents and students of changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.
July 13, 2016
B-9
Resolution No. 16-076 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the City of Miami, the Miami Bayside Foundation, and the Miami River Commission. APPROVED
July 13, 2016
B-10
Resolution No. 16-077 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Major General Michael T. Plehn and Beverly Plehn Roy. APPROVED
July 13, 2016
H-7
The Superintendent of Schools explore the feasibility of improving student health information through electronic health records. AUTHORIZED
June 22, 2016
B-6
Resolution No. 16-066 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Thomas V. Gammon. APPROVED
May 11, 2016
B-8
Resolution No. 16-056 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing May as National Foster Care Awareness Month. APPROVED
May 11, 2016
B-10
Resolution No. 16-054 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Miami-Dade County Youth Commission. APPROVED
May 11, 2016
B-13
Resolution No. 16-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Kenwood K-8 Center Assistant Principal, Dr. Gabriel P. Quintero, as the District’s 2016 Assistant Principal of the Year. APPROVED
April 13, 2016
B-17
Resolution No. 16-044 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the 9th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show. APPROVED
April 13, 2016
B-18
Resolution No. 16-043 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Healthy West Kendall (HWK) Coalition. APPROVED
March 9, 2016
B-10
Resolution No. 16-032 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ms. Lolisa M. Wallace, Miss Miami-Dade County, a teacher at Felix Varela Senior High School. APPROVED
March 9, 2016
H-3
The Superintendent to explore the feasibility of strengthening college and career pathways for students interested in STEM, United States Service Academies and other related programs. AUTHORIZED

FOLLOW-UP: (February 14, 2017) Board meeting of March 9, 2016, agenda item H-3, strengthening college and career pathways for students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), United States  Service  Academies and other related programs.
February 3, 2016
B-10
Resolution No. 16-015 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month. APPROVED
February 3, 2016
H-8
Request for the Superintendent to explore the feasibility of strengthening college and career pathways for students interested in STEM, United States Service Academies and other related programs. WITHDREW
January 13, 2016
B-12
Request Approval of Resolution No. 16-009 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Miami Watercolor Society.  APPROVED

2015

December 2, 2015
B-8
Request Approval of Resolution No. 15-102 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Jorge Peña, the founder of the Greater Kendall Business Association.  APPROVED
November 18, 2015
B-18
Request Approval of Resolution 15-096 of The 2015 School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Recognizing Dr. Edward Dickson, TERRA Environmental Research Institute’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) & TERRA Environmental Research Institute.  APPROVED
November 18, 2015
H-17
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to explore the implementation of a District Employee Retirement Recognition Program, recognizing employees who are retiring after 30 or more years of service to the District.  DIRECTED

FOLLOW-UP: (March 4, 2016) Board meeting of November 18, 2015, agenda item H-17, staff to explore the implementation of a district employee retirement recognition program, recognizing employees who are retiring after thirty (30) or more years of service to the district.
October 14, 2015
H-15
Accommodations on College Board, Act and Other Exams for Students with Disabilities and/or Special Needs. DIRECTED
September 9, 2015
H-17
Request Approval of Resolution No. 15-074 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Recognizing Omayra Amaya. APPROVED
September 9, 2015
H-18
Request Approval of Resolution No. 15-075 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Recognizing Centro Mater and Codella. APPROVED
August 5, 2015
H-14
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to explore the feasibility of developing workforce educational training programs for the maritime trades through the District’s Adult and Vocational Programs. DIRECTED

FOLLOW-UP: (December 9, 2015) School Board meeting of August 5, 2015, agenda item H-14, workforce development opportunities in Maritime Trades.
July 15, 2015
H-11
Expand Choice Opportunities for Students Through a Continuous Enrollment Option. DIRECTED

FOLLOW-UP: (August 3, 2015) School Board meeting of July 15, 2015, agenda item H-11, expand Choice Opportunities for Students Through a Continuous Enrollment option.

UPDATE TO STAFF FOLLOW-UP: (June 6, 2016) Board meeting of July 15, 2015, agenda item H-11, expand Choice Opportunities for Students Through a Continuous Enrollment option.
June 17, 2015
H-5
That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 15-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Junior League of Miami. APPROVED
May 13, 2015
H-4
Resolution No. 15-049 of the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing National Safe Boating Week May 16-22, 2015. APPROVED
May 13, 2015
H-7
Resolution No. 15-050 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Hammocks Middle School Teacher Ms. Susan Ryan. APPROVED
May 13, 2015
H-19
That the Superintendent explore ways to promote summer professional development opportunities for teachers as part of the District's Digital Covergence Plan. DIRECTED

FOLLOW-UP: (June 15, 2015) School Board meeting of May 13, 2015, agenda item H-19, for the District to explore ways promote summer professional development opportunities for teachers as part of the District's Digital Convergence Plan.  
April 15, 2015
H-13
Request for approval of Resolution No. 15-XXX of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing National Safe Boating Week, May 16-22, 2015. WITHDREW
April 15, 2015
H-14
Resolution No. 15-036 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Aileen M. Marty. APPROVED
April 15, 2015
H-15
That the Superintendent (1) conduct a study determining the feasibility and cost associated with increasing female student participation in STEM-related activities at the elementary school level with a focus on Engineering/Robotics and Coding/Programming; and (2) report the results and recommendations of the study to the Board by the July 2015 meeting. DIRECTED

FOLLOW-UP: (July 15, 2015) Board meeting of April 15, 2015, agenda item h-15, explore the feasibility and cost associated with increasing female student participation in S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related activities.
March 18, 2015
H-14
That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, create an awareness plan with partnerships of community based organizations to inform students, parents, teachers, employees and our community about the symptoms of Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1). APPROVED

FOLLOW-UP: (July 1, 2015) School board meeting of March 18, 2015, agenda item H-14, juvenile diabetes (type 1) awareness.
 
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