To the citizens
of Dade County. I, Cindy Shaw, would like to announce my candidacy for the Dade
County School Board, North Dade District.
As a current
member of the school board, who was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of
“Mutt” Massengale, it has been a privilege to serve in this capacity for the
past 11 months. I am humbly asking my constituency for a full four year term to
work in tandem with other board members toward improving education in our
My goals are to
continue seeking excellence by listening to the concerns of the community and
collaborating with other school board members with the superintendent. I would
also like to continue work on the upcoming Charter School proposal, exploring
additional avenues for funding to help reduce the cost of taxpayers, and search
for additional programs such as the Chem 21 math program that we are currently
The Chem 21
mathematics enhancing program was brought to my attention through my daughter’s
attendance at Lee University and her friendship with the chemistry professor
Dr. Eddie Brown. Dr. Brown and his wife have been exceedingly generous with the
gift of their math software program and tablet computers to supply a classroom
of students. This has been of great benefit to our students, with no cost to
our school system or taxpayers.
I will continue
to acknowledge that each decision we make affects someone, be it a student,
school employee or non-school affiliated citizen and will strive to make the
best decisions consistent with the values of our county.
ask for your support and vote in the upcoming election.