Miguel Balsera, Ph.D.
Miguel A. Balsera has worked for Miami-Dade County Public Schools for 20 years and is currently the principal of Miami Arts Studio 6-12 @ Zelda Glazer. In his administrative career at Title I schools with large Magnet and Special Education populations, Dr. Balsera has focused primarily on at-risk students, English Language Learners, and Special Education students. He earned his B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Florida International University and completed doctoral studies at Nova Southeastern University where his applied dissertation involved the creation of a reading program for retained third-grade students that encompassed a number of best practices while emphasizing increased parental involvement.