News Flash Home
The original item was published from 6/19/2014 12:46:24 PM to 6/5/2017 12:05:02 AM.

News Flash

City of Homestead News

Posted on: June 19, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough to Lead Homestead Education Committee

With a long career in local education, first as a teacher and currently as Assistant Principal at Pine Lake Elementary, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough has been recently appointed to lead the Homestead Education Committee.

The Homestead Education Committee, comprised of educators, business leaders and members of local non-profit entities, was organized to provide solutions to problems that serve as obstacles to the education process. This key committee discusses and develops ideas to deal with complex issues relating to local education, meets with local education leaders and creates programs to encourage learning.

Impeccably credentialed and highly regarded, it is easy to see why Mayor Jeff Porter appointed Councilwoman Fairclough to helm this committee as its liaison going forward. Councilwoman Fairclough began her journey in earnest in the field of education as an honors graduate of Florida A&M University with a bachelor in Elementary Education that granted her a teaching post at the Air Base Elementary Magnet School for International Education right here in her hometown of Homestead, FL. She holds degrees in all facets of her chosen field including a Masters in K-12 Reading Education and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. Before long, her scholarly achievements and fierce commitment to her students delivered her the prestige of being chosen as Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year in 2009.

Councilwoman Fairclough is succeeding Councilman Elvis Maldonado who, after four years of dedicated work and accomplishments leading the Homestead Education Committee, finished his term as its Liaison.

“With a full heart, I would like to thank Councilman Maldonado for the deft stewardship he demonstrated as Education Committee Liaison for the past four years,” said Councilwoman Fairclough. “I look forward to providing counsel along with the many years of wisdom gleaned through my career as an educator to the amazing group of people I have the distinct pleasure of working with.”

Besides her duties serving the public interest as a member of the City of Homestead Council, Councilwoman Fairclough serves as Assistant Principal with the Miami-Dade County Public School District.

For all education related inquiries, please contact Councilwoman Fairclough directly by calling 786-205-3410 or by emailing to

fairclough ed committee

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Homestead News

Stem Saturday event flyer

Dibia Dream hosts STEM Saturday Feb 24 for Homestead Youth

Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 7, 2012
Pastor's gathering graphic

The City of Homestead's Faith & Community Board Hosts Pastors Gathering

Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 7, 2012
New Walk in Hours

New Building Permit Services Walk In Hours

Posted on: December 18, 2023
CDBG Survey

CDBG Plan Meeting

Posted on: March 7, 2023
Solid Waste Schedule Flyer - Featuring Garbage Truck Picking Up trash

HPS Solid Waste Schedule

Posted on: March 2, 2023
Turkey Point Siren Testing

Turkey Point Siren Testing March 3rd, 2023

Posted on: February 28, 2023
Flyer describing Surplus Auction on Saturday Feb. 18 2023 at 9 A.M.

Homestead Surplus Auction

Posted on: February 17, 2023
Flyer for SW 328 St Miami-Dade County Project

New Roadway Project Along SW 328 ST

Posted on: February 16, 2023
CDBG Survey

CDBG Plan Meeting

Posted on: February 1, 2023
Pink and White City of Homestead Breast Cancer flyer January_February

Free Breast Cancer Screening Information

Posted on: January 25, 2023
SW 4th ST repaving flyer

SW 4th ST Repaving Project

Posted on: January 13, 2023
Roby George Park Pool

Roby George Park Pool Closed

Posted on: January 3, 2023
HPS Sanitation

2023 Solid Waste Schedule

Posted on: January 3, 2023
Town Hall with Vice Mayor Guzman (Orange Flyer)

Town Hall Meeting with Vice Mayor Guzman

Posted on: December 27, 2022
Colleague Helping Research Grant

Homestead CRA Industry Day

Posted on: December 2, 2022
Hurricane Ian Update Graphic 9.28

Hurricane Ian Updates

Posted on: September 28, 2022
Hurricane Ian Solid Waste

Hurricane Ian Updates: Solid Waste

Posted on: September 27, 2022
Hurricane Ian Graphic

Hurricane Ian Updates

Posted on: September 27, 2022
Hurricane Ian Updates Graphic

Hurricane Ian Updates

Posted on: September 26, 2022