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RAQUEL REGALADO

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aquel Regalado is a lifelong resident of the Miami‐Dade County School Board District 6, which encompasses the areas of Key Biscayne, the Roads, East Little Havana, Shenandoah, Silver Bluff, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami and Westchester. On the Board, Ms. Regalado chairs the Facilities and Construction Reform Committee, and serves as a member of the Instructional Excellence & Community Engagement, School Support & Accountability, and Innovation, Efficiency & Governmental Relations committees. She is also the School Board’s representative at the MDCPS Treasury Committee. A parent of a child with Autism, at the School Board Ms. Regalado has championed programs and services for special needs students. Recently, she secured funding from Humana for Sensory Rooms that were opened during the 2013-2014 school year for special needs children at three Miami‐Dade County elementary schools. As an advocate of public/ private partnerships, Ms. Regalado has worked with countless organizations to procure everything from a playground for Citrus Elementary to supplies for art classes in challenged middle schools and book bags for elementary aged students. Ms. Regalado is on the boards of Autism Speaks, the Chapman Partnership and the Miami Children’s Initiative. She also serves on the executive committee of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami‐Dade County, whose educational initiatives include a visit to the center by every fifth grader in the district. As an intellectual property litigator, Ms. Regalado came to the School Board with a keen 120

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