Alberto Carvalho leaving Miami-Dade schools to become L.A. superintendent

Carvalho has led Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest K-12 public school system in the country, since 2008.
By: | December 10, 2021

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is leaving South Florida to become the new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, he announced Thursday afternoon.

“I am blessed and happy to report that the Los Angeles Unified School System has offered me the position of superintendent,” he announced. “We are now going to enter a phase of contract negotiations.”

Carvalho has led Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth-largest K-12 public school system in the country, since 2008.  L.A. Unified is the second largest.

“As I open my heart to LA, I’ll never close my heart to Miami,” said Carvalho.

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