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FL-ALAS President, Michael Ramirez, Selected as New Deputy Superintendent of Schools for Denver Public Schools!

FL-ALAS President, Michael Ramirez, Selected as New Deputy Superintendent of Schools for Denver Public Schools!

Michael J. Ramirez, FL-ALAS President and ALAS SLA Cohort V Member, will join the senior leadership team in Denver Public Schools this summer! 

He's currently Cadre Director for the Office of School Performance and Accountability with Broward County Public Schools in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the nation's sixth largest school district serving 271,000 students. Michael supervises high schools providing support, coaching and evaluation. His primary responsibilities include increasing academic achievement; graduation rates; college/career life readiness; and overall school culture. 

Michael's accomplishments include leading a strategic initiative monitoring students on-track for graduation, developing and facilitating professional learning for principals, increasing student achievement on end-of-course exams in algebra and geometry, and redesigning the schedule for all high schools to include a personalization period designed to better support the academic and social-emotional needs of students. 

Michael is completing his 24th year in education. He has served as a high school principal, assistant principal and teacher. He has served as an adjunct college professor and as President of the Florida Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (FL-ALAS). Michael is a graduate of two Superintendent Academies that have fueled his beliefs in equity leadership.