Adou: District making progressOur district has made progress in the past four years by making decisions that support student achievement and opportunities based on best practices and educational research.
By: Marsha C. Adou, Woodbury,
Our district has made progress in the past four years by making decisions that support student achievement and opportunities based on best practices and educational research.
I am asking for your support to be re-elected to our school board. During my first term on the board, I drew on the knowledge that I had gained during my 19 years of volunteer service to our school district and community.
I have a strong commitment and dedication to public education, and I have shown that I am willing to dedicate the time necessary to do this difficult job. I know how the school district works, and most importantly, how to advocate for all children through committee work, working to pass referendums and by legislative lobbying. I bring experience and knowledge to the board.
The board and the superintendent work hand-in-hand to set direction, policies and priorities for the school district. Through this work, I believe that the school board has a critical role that I will continue to honor.
We must continue to raise academic expectations for all students. The 21st century requires it. The foundation for higher student achievement is quality teaching.
I will continue to work for: curriculum that prepares all students for post-secondary education; relevant professional development; a continued belief in business-school partnerships; more choice within our schools such as Spanish Immersion, Valley Crossing and Gateway; Advanced Placement, College in the Schools, Project Lead the Way and soon International Baccalaureate.
I need your vote and support to be re-elected to a second term on the School District 833 school board. Please see www.MarshaAdou.com for more information on me and the polling places for Nov. 3.
Marsha C. Adou
The Bulletin gave all of the District 833 School Board candidates the opportunity to write a 300-word letter to the community. Candidates who did not submit letters to the editor are Walt Lyszak of Cottage Grove, Gina Taft of Cottage Grove and Mike Thissen of Woodbury.