UPDATE! Results of the PG Voting
As you know we are voting 5 candidates to serve in the Prince George Electoral Area 1 in addition to the 2 incumbents from Mackanzie and McBride. Please research all 13 candidates and plan to vote on October 15. Accountability is important in public education.
Answers to the following questions from the All-Candidates Forum on September 28 are provided on our website here.
Tell us about yourself and why you are running or what you hope to achieve.
Question 1 from CUPE Local 3742:
What do you view as your responsibility in relation to senior management?
Question 2 from PGDTA:
School District 57 continues to face a six-year shortage of teachers in all of its communities. This has already resulted in over 20 thousand hours of lost support to students and District assessment data shows that vulnerable students are not reaching education achievement benchmarks in multiple areas.
What are your ideas for teacher recruitment and retention and how would you advocate at both local and provincial levels for a fully funded serious recruitment and retention plan
Question 3 from DPAC:
What does accountability mean to you and increasing accountability in SD57?
Please provide a value Statement on Indigenous Education in School District 57.
Below are links to interviews from myprincegeorgenow.com and princegeorgecitizen.com.
ANTRIM, Cory Public Schools Have Become a ‘Pay to Participate’ System Former Basketball Star
BEKKERING, Betty More Funding Needed for the District
BRENNAN, Craig In Favour of Organizational Audit as SD57 Trustee
BURNETT, Gillian Run as Trustee as a Natural Next Step
Long-time Parent Advocate
FORTIN, Cathy Bring a Different Perspective to School Board
MAHONEY, Milton Looking to Keep SD57 Trustee Seat
Running for Re-Election
McCRORY, Shar Looking to Bring Outside Experience as SD57 Trustee
Smithers Area Trustee
McLEAN, Erica Special Advisors Report Prompted Run for SD57 Trustee
Former Indigenous Education Worker
ROBINSON, Damon Bring Outside Perspective to School Board
ROSITANO, Mike It’s Time to Step Away From ‘Cookie-Cutter’ Programs
SCHROEDER, Bob Bring Back Culture of Education to SD57
Prince George Social Worker
SILVA, Josh District Needs to Up Their Standards
TAYLOR, Martin Bring 30 Years of Local Government Service Experience to SD57 Board
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