School Board

School Board Questionnaire

WCIA sent the following questions to every candidate, in order to help all members of our community become more informed voters. Published here are the complete text of all the responses we received.

The opinions expressed here are those of the candidates. WCIA is a non-partisan community organization providing these answers for the information of Wyoming voters.

You can select the button below to read all of the responses, or scroll down to see the responses to specific questions.

Question One

Mental health problems are on the rise among adolescents and young adults. According to a new study published by the American Psychological Association, rates of mood disorders and suicide related outcomes have increased significantly over the last decade in these age groups. What should the school system do to help students?

Question Two

Student access to resources and opportunities within the schools is an important value in the Wyoming community. However, only 40% of African American respondents to the WCIA Diversity and Inclusion survey believed that was the case here. If you were to be elected to the Wyoming Board of Education, how would you improve equitable access for all students?

Question Three

The WCIA D&I Community survey indicated that only one third of respondents feel that all citizens are treated equally in Wyoming. If elected, what would you do to ensure that all students are treated equally?

Question Four

What would be your definition of Inclusive Education and what are your views on inclusive education and examining the intersection of race and school policies to determine the impact on student performance?

Question Five

The WCIA survey found that two-thirds of residents acknowledge that incidents of racism, harassment and discrimination have occurred in the past, only one-third think they have been dealt with appropriately. If elected to the WCS Board what would you do to prevent racism, harassment and discrimination in our schools and to address them appropriately when reported to administration?

Question Six

If you are an incumbent school board member, what contribution or achievement are you most proud of as a WCS Board Member?

Question Seven

If you are a new candidate for the school board what do you think the current Board is missing and needs for the next few years?

Question Eight

What strengths and experiences would you bring that would enhance the Wyoming City School Board and what is your vision for the Wyoming City Schools for the next 3 years?

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