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Age 44
Education Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Experience • Board of Education – London City Schools 2015 to 2017 • Board Member – Presbyterian Child Center 2016 to 2017 • Member – Fraternal Order of Police 1998 to 2017
Family Wife and young children
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Fortunately there are no major issues facing London City Schools. The Board of Education has already done the work necessary to bring fiscal responsibility and increased academic achievement to the district. Going forward we will continue to strive for ever increasing student performance and opportunities. We will maintain our conservative approach to finances.
Over the span of my career I've had the opportunity to be an employee and an employer, work with and in management as well as in a union, and to negotiate compromise between various groups. This variety of experiences as well as my fiscal conservatism make me a strong candidate for the position of Board Member.
School Board elections matter. Not just for students and parents, but for the community as a whole. Especially in small towns like London, Ohio the school can, and should be, a cornerstone of community pride and achievement. Please take the time to evaluate your candidate selection for this position carefully. I appreciate you giving me the opportunity to help take London City Schools to an even higher level.
Age 38
Education 1998 London High School 2005 Clark State Community College Eastern Kentucky University - expected 2018
Experience Police Officer for 17 years
Family Wife: Jessica Sons: Jaydon 9, Gavan 5, Branson 2
Religion Christian
• No student left behind – ensure continued support for students who need assistance. Support for Raider Rack, food program, educational opportunities for all students. Strive to give all students access to a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities. • Safety and security – ensure a safe environment for learning for all students. • Help for teachers – ensure teachers have the support they need for providing educational opportunities for all students.
• Graduated from LHS in 1998 • Three children, two of whom are school age, that will ultimately graduate from LHS • Have lived in London my entire life, want the school to continue improvements
• I am committed to the success of London City Schools. I want to partner with the current school board members in an effort to ensure the success of all students in the district. It is essential that the school board members support the efforts of teachers and support staff to be able to provide the highest quality education in a safe learning environment. I embrace the challenge of accomplishing the London City Schools strategic plan of achieving the five priority goals to make London the premiere school district.
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