“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin
One of the most important tenets of the my platform is ACCESSIBILITY. I pledge to make myself available to all of our District’s stakeholders, but most importantly, to our TEACHERS at DHS and HPHS. Our teachers are the District’s most important asset and also its greatest resource. We need a School Board that is truly committed to engaging and collaborating with our teachers, who are the ones who best understand how to meet the diverse needs of our students, who hold the key to maximizing student engagement, and who are uniquely positioned to suggest ways that our schools can innovate and improve to achieve excellence in education. Our District leadership needs to spend less time dictating, and more time asking and listening to our teachers. Imagine that….learning from our teachers….