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City: Lake Forest
Website: Candidate did not respond.
Office sought: Rondout Elementary D72, 4-year term
Family: Married, 8 children, 13 grandchildren
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa 1958
Civic involvement: Candidate did not respond.
Elected offices held: Dist. 72 Board member for 37 years
Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: NO
Fiscal responsibility and a balanced budget
Providing every student with an education that allows them to reach their full potential during the years we are charged with their education.
Continuing to expand and develop our curriculum to meet the needs presented by an ever changing world.
I am quite satisfied that we are preparing students well,however,there needs to be constant evaluation of programs and curriculum to be current with educational advances and improvements.
We are fortunate that we do not have any severe budget issues. The down turn in construction and decrease in property values is a concern since our district relies heavily on property taxes.
Candidate did not respond.
I believe the board must be honest in their dealings with the unions and expect that the unions will see the necessity of keeping employee costs about the same considering the current economy.
I do not support a raise for the sole purpose of raising pension benefits. I believe a raise should be commensurate with the duties and the work expended.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.