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Why I am running for School Board?

My husband, Christian, and I moved from Arlington to Falls Church City over a decade ago to take advantage of the stellar, small school system.  We now have our four children attending four of the City’s five schools (GMHS, MEH, TJ, MD).

I am running because I want to ensure our schools continue to stay on a strong path as they are integral to the health and growth of our Little City. 

In order to do this, I will make sure several key initiatives happen.

First, I will see that the school system will be a resource for all learners.   This means serving our high achievers, our good students, our special education students and our expanding population of non-native speakers and economically disadvantaged students.

Second, I will provide the stewardship that keeps us on course as we build a new high school, work through budget issues and keep class sizes low.

Finally, I want to see better communication from the schools and the School Board to the parents and students.  This includes a formal process for parents to give feedback to school administrators.

I want to bring my energy, proven leadership skills and experience to the citizens, parents, students, teachers and staff of Falls Church City.

Thank you for your energy and interest.



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