Alum elected as first vice president of UTD

Thomas Gammon (BAE ’74, Elementary Ed.) was recently elected as the First Vice President of the United Teachers of Dade (UTD).  Previously, Mr. Gammon was a Law Magnet teacher in the Center of Legal and Public Affairs at Miami Carol City Senior High School.

After graduating from the University of Florida, he received a Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi, a graduate certificate in Urban Education from FIU, and 60 hours of doctoral coursework at UM.  In 1997, Thomas Gammon was selected as the Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year.

He states, “I am honored to have graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Education.  The education and experience I received in my undergraduate program served me well during my 30 years of teaching at the elementary and high school levels here in Miami-Dade County.  I am now looking forward to representing the education professionals in Miami-Dade County and being a voice for our worthy profession.”

Thomas Gammon