Encourage the right people to become teachers, starting in our own schools


“Good Students start with Great Teachers” Research has repeatedly shown that teachers are the most important factor impacting student achievement. I want to identify, attract, train, and incentivize effective teachers in our school system. We need to target the top 10% of Washoe County High School graduates, who wish to teach, and award their academic …

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Increasing technological resources & training in the classroom


“Advancing Education to the Digital Age” Studies are showing that for students in middle school now, 90% of the jobs they will be competing for will require strong technological skills. Simply providing the technology tools to schools is not the solution. Technological training for instructors is imperative, as 42% of teachers admit that their students …

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Ensure all students are able to take advantage of the best education possible


“Every Child Deserves a High-Quality Education” As parents, we want to provide the best education possible for our children. Families deserve high-quality school options to ensure their students attend a school that best meets their needs. I believe that parents and guardians, with assistance from teachers, are best suited to make scholastic decisions for their …

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