Please purchase a subscription to continue reading. I grew up attending this church and am glad to be raising my family there. “My primary goal for the next four years is to maintain the quality and reputation of the district.”. 16 Garfield Street ( Log Out / She was elected five times to represent her school district at the National Education Association’s annual representative assembly, and has been appointed to multiple board and advisory committees. “Our new construction has kept up with growth by building a new school almost every year plus additions and upgrades to existing schools. ( Log Out / Board of Education (Non-Partisan) / District 1 - Ric Cavender 3 - Jim J. Crawford 1 - Jennifer Bulger 3 - Barry Holstein Conservation District Supervisor (Non-Partisan) 3 - Emily G. Lanham Surveyor W.R. "Bob" Gunnoe John L. Green Republican Democrat 2. Low 48F. The only equalizer of socio-economical division is education.”. Join over one million U.S. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and PAs, already on Doximity. racist or sexually-oriented language. The Choice for Change. What are your values when it comes to a citizen’s access to government and transparency? Related Posts Motions for new trial denied in Gatewood case → Kanawha County Schools continuing with 5 days of instruction → Putnam business owner dies after being struck on Teays Valley Road → Officials say as workers … or anything. His opponent, Jennifer Bulger, is a first-time candidate who also has children in Kanawha County schools and abundant fresh energy and ideas for a … Our goal is to provide a statewide system of education that ensures all students graduate from high school prepared for success in college and/or careers. How does your background and experience reflect those qualities? There were only scattered claps for speakers like Emmett Pepper, who said he hopes his son will become a Kanawha public school student. 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Before that, he was Kanawha’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. In this role, I work directly with other Board Members in representing the best interests of our township. That’s why I say that I truly felt called to run for this office. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania. I have been happily married to Kevin Ivey for 23 years. What are the qualities of a good public servant? If you have a subscription, please Williams has been the school system’s deputy superintendent for six years. Recently, every person running on the Huron Township ballot was invited to use The Huron Hub as a platform to get their voice heard. Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. The following letter was submitted by Jennifer Johnson: Hello, my name is Jennifer Johnson and I am running for the Huron School Board. Some projects we have worked on include food pantry distributions, clothing drives, and free community dinners for those in need. If elected, what would be your three key priorities while in office? Please describe your education. I enjoy helping people and desire to make this world a better place for everyone. I believe in complete transparency and will take calls from the media. Barry is a candidate for Kanawha County School Board. In addition, I have chosen to educate my children at home and have successfully transitioned many of them into public school. You will get to vote for two candidates if you live … © The Huron Hub — All rights reserved. 10. “People have asked me, ‘What are your qualifications?’ Since there aren’t any standards, all I can say is that I’m passionate about education. Meet the candidates column The Huron Hub Posted Sept. 25, 2020. “I’ve heard nothing but great things about him,” Cavender said. I am proud of the successes the district has demonstrated in academics, arts, athletics, technology, innovation and Career & Technical Education (CTE). Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion. It takes a combination of community and administration to maintain this amazing system of schools in Williamson County.”. While Aprea was prompted to run in the District 5 race by Anderson’s announced retirement, Johnson and Snyder entered the fray with expectations to face the incumbent. Low 49F. Click for more information. All letters in this column are submitted by the candidates themselves and are not edited by Huron Hub staff. Board members from odd-numbered districts face re-election this year, and in addition to Mitchell, they are Angela Durham in District 1, Sheila Cleveland (District 7), Rick Wimberly (District 9) and KC Haugh (District 11). He served as St. Albans High’s principal for a decade and as a teacher there for seven years. He’s also served in other positions in the county school system, where he’s worked for 35 years overall. So I pulled a petition to see if I could get the 25 necessary signatures by noon the next day. that is degrading to another person. Major Initiatives. A proven leader at work, in the military, and in the community.