Why am I running for school board?
I believe it is my civic duty to help restore public education. Education is the natural way to bring about prosperity for all Americans. While opening Mason Classical Academy, my mentors at Hillsdale College have shown me what effective education looks like and I am experiencing the difference first-hand. I would like to share these same traditional educational ideas with Collier County.
What am I going to do if I get elected?
We need to ensure our students and teachers are a priority when making education decisions. Hundreds of studies show that a knowledgeable and skillful teacher in front of every classroom is most important for improving student achievement. Unfortunately, the current system prevents teachers from maximizing their potential, and their hands are often tied. As an educator I realize teachers need more freedom, more support and effective professional development. If public education is going to succeed, we must: