Experience and Qualifications:
Why Susan is running for BOE:
I have actively attended Suffield Board of Education meetings consistently over the past four years. While I believe schools in Suffield are fundamentally strong with wonderful teachers and administrators, I haven’t seen true accountability and transparency in this district on many levels. Briefly, our state standardized test scores are significantly lower than other similar school districts; special education (SPED) is struggling to provide appropriate, cost effective services to our most needy students; SPED outplacement costs have escalated to staggering numbers in the past two years; and parental engagement is not utilized effectively within the district. I want to bring positive energy to the Board; participate in healthy, transparent discussion; and be a part of engaging a community that eagerly wants to be involved in their children’s education.
Once elected, I plan to:
Thank you in advance for your support!
Join us on Thursday, April 5th from 7- 9pm at the Suffield High School auditorium to meet with the Democratic candidates for Governor. ... Read more »
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