Hi, I'm Heather. I'm running for a seat on the Shaker Heights Board of Education.
Why I am Running
I have been a community and school leader in Shaker for several years. I am a Shaker parent with two children in our schools. Through the years I have built strong relationships with our community, our Board of Education and our administration. The next few years bring new opportunities and changes to Shaker Schools. I am the candidate who can hit the ground running, knows the dynamics of our community and schools and who is trusted to listen and leverage community resources to engage and execute strategic creative solutions and initiatives.
I am a product of public schools. We have an obligation to our students and our community to provide the highest quality public education for every student. We must work together; teachers, administrators, school boards, parents and community members, to meet all children where they are and take them to where their best version of themselves is waiting. This requires collaboration, communication, and consensus with the conscious and careful intent of engaging every stakeholder in the process.
Charter schools undermine public schools and ultimately cause public schools to fail. They take taxpayer money from schools that need it most without responsibility for how it is spent.
I will lobby our legislature to change House Bill 920. I will also harness the creativity and intellect of our community to find innovative public / private partnerships and create alternate funding.
Shaker teachers are among the best in the world and we cannot under estimate their value. I will continuously seek their participation and advice as we make decisions about our school district.
Every student has the right to the best K-12 education. The International Baccalaureate curriculum provides the best preparation for the demands of today's rigorous college and job markets.
I will actively lobby Ohio's legislature to make changes in support of our community's continued efforts to limit standardized tests that don't benefit our students and decrease instructional time.
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