As an educator for over 22 years, a PTA mom of two young children, and an active member of this community, Sandy Moise understands the value of education, has the political courage to lead, and will be an independent voice for District 2. After serving as a former Peace Corps Volunteer in the Caribbean, Sandy launched her career in Miami as a teacher at Allapattah Middle School, and her vast experience includes Pre-K – 12, adult/community, and career and technical education settings.
Known for her ability to successfully implement innovative programs, Sandy was chosen as the founding dean of the award winning and nationally replicated Parent Academy, a parent engagement initiative welcoming parents as full partners in their children’s education, providing workshops, access to community resources, uniting families and schools, and informing parents of their rights, responsibilities and the educational opportunities available to their children and to them personally.
As a former board member of The Children’s Trust, United Way Impact Council and Women’s Leadership member, and past chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Miami program, Sandy has developed relationships based on trust and mutual respect with many community and business leaders, which is essential for garnering support for our District 2 schools.
Sandy’s work in our schools was previously recognized as Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year, and her experience as a current school site educator provides her with an understanding the significant recent state and federal changes in policy that are impacting public education and our schools.
Sandy earned her certificate in Educational Leadership from Florida International University, her Master of Science from Barry University, and her Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University. She completed the following institutes at Harvard’s Principals’ Center: Closing the Achievement Gap: Linking Families, Schools and Communities Through Complementary Learning, Leadership for Large Scale Improvement, Leadership: An Evolving Vision, and The Art and Craft of the Principalship.