South Florida Educators Solidly Behind Diaz-Balart
Miami, Florida- The Mario Diaz-Balart for Congress Campaign today announced the endorsements of the United Teachers of Dade (UTD), the National Education Association (NEA) Fund for Children and Public Education, and the United Faculty of Miami Dade College.
Karla Hernandez-Mats, UTD President, said of Congressman Diaz-Balart: “We believe that you will make a difference in Congress by voting pro-public schools, working towards sound educational policies, and looking to improve the lives of working people. We know that by doing so, you will help us positively impact the 350,000+ children that we educate each day.”
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Chairperson, NEA Fund, said: “The Florida Education Association-which recommended your candidacy- and The NEA Fund applaud your commitment to public education and children”
Congressman Diaz-Balart had the following to say about receiving these important endorsements: “Educators play a significant role in our children’s lives, shaping them into motivated future leaders with bright paths ahead of them. As a Member of Congress, I have worked diligently to improve education, expand access to Pell grants, and make our classrooms safer. I am humbled to receive the support of these dedicated professionals, and am committed to continue advocating on their behalf in Congress.”