Evonne Alvarez is the District Director, Curriculum for School Choice and Parental Options at Miami Dade County Public Schools. As a project director for the Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant funding year 2017, her primary responsibilities include the project’s design, implementation and sustainability.
With seventeen years of administrative experience, Ms. Alvarez has served as principal, assistant principal and faculty in various middle schools and high schools in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system. She has a range of experiences in underserved communities in an urban setting. Her experiences include leadership as an Assistant Principal over curriculum for the International Baccalaureate program at Coral Gables Senior High School as well as curriculum and magnet design at South Dade Senior High School. As principal of visual and performing arts magnets, she served two years at South Miami Middle Center for the Performing Arts and most recently served six years as New World School of the Arts.
Ms. Alvarez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Behavior and Social Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Education as a part of an MDCPS cohort through the William and Mary College of Education.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.