Parental sovereignty has been slowly eroded by the board and the State. I can and will fight back for the rights of parents.
There’s and increase in bullying and violence in our schools. Solving this is my top priority. Children cannot learn when they live in fear.
Schools have hidden policies and curricula that damage children, undermine teachers, and weaken our community. I will restore integrity, honesty, and transparency.
Why Vote for Me
I’m not a politician. I’m a mom, I’m an educator, and I’m a fighter.
I have two special needs boys enrolled in New Hanover County Schools. I want to keep them safe and make sure they get a useful education. I am a mom fighting for moms, and all our kids.
I’m a teacher fighting for teachers. I teach at Cape Fear Community College, where I have been for four years. I have a Masters in Education for the Deaf, and I spent 13 years teaching K-12, focusing on special needs students. I’m distressed that our most vulnerable students are hurt the most by current policies.
I also volunteer as a Sunday school teacher. My faith is the long standing foundation by which all of my decisions are made. My heart is for families and service to the community.
Finally, I am not afraid to stand up to the powers that be, because I am not a politician. I even stood up to the GOP when they asked me to back off calling for Superintendent Dr. Foust to be fired. It’s time for regular people to take charge of our schools and restore sanity.
Our Schools Shape the Future for Our Families and the Community.
Our children are the next generation of leaders in our community. What they learn today impacts our tomorrow; however the current achievement levels in our schools don’t reflect a prepared student body. My background in the education of the deaf brings a unique perspective on how we can best reach all children, as we work together to solve present and future challenges.
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The New Hanover County Board of Education election is very competitive this year and she’ll need all the resources she can get. Please consider supporting her efforts to bring positive change to our public education system by donating to her campaign.
Our children’s education is in peril and this year’s school board race is very competitive. We need help to secure our children’s and our community’s future. I pledge I will fight to end the Woke Indoctrination of our children. Please donate what you can afford to my school board campaign.