Running forWard 9 School Board
Running as Non-Partisan Election
Past and Present: Music Teacher, Alvirne High School. Principal Manchester High School West. Mayor of Manchester. Executive-in-Residence at SNHU. President Chester College of New England. Executive Director STEAM Ahead NH. Director of Community Relations DYN. Palace Theatre Board. Chair Manchester Public Television. Board Member University System of New Hampshire. Board Member Community College System of New Hampshire. Founder and President of Manchester Proud.
Board of School Committee 1973-1977. Mayor of Manchester and Board of School Committee Chair 2000-2006
Time lived in NH77 years in Manchester.
Bachelor of Education Keene State College. Master of Education in School Administration Rivier University. Graduate Studies University of New Hampshire
Why are you running for this office?
What qualifies you as the best candidate for this office?
What are your thoughts on the Manchester School District's relationship to city government?
What are your thoughts and plans for the number of public schools needed in Manchester (with breakdown of elementary/middle/high schools in that number?)
What are your thoughts/plans on improving grade-level proficiency scores?
How would you address student equity?
What are your thoughts on extra-curricular offerings in Manchester public schools?
What are your thoughts on per-pupil expenditures/costs per student?
What are your thoughts on attracting and retaining high-quality Manchester School District staff?
What are your thoughts on the Manchester School District's relationship with private schools, charter schools and other school districts that have tuition agreements with Manchester?
What are your thoughts on and plans on school safety?
What are your thoughts on and/or plans for addressing remote learning/other uses of technology in local education?
What are your thoughts on or plans for addressing vocational and career-focused educational initiative?
What are your thoughts on as well as plans for addressing issues and costs related to Special Education/IEPs?