Miguel Balsera, Ph.D.

Affiliation: 
Gubernatorial Appointee
Program Services & Childhood Health Committee
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Miguel A. Balsera, Ph.D., has worked for Miami-Dade County Public Schools for 22 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 a Bachelor of Science 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.