University of Connecticut - B.S. Pharmacy
University of Hartford - M.B.A.
17 years as a Pharmacist currently working as a Director for Pharmacy Accounts for WellPoint
Why are you seeking office?
I feel that I can make a difference through my commitment in maintaining excellence in education while ensuring that every dollar is spent wisely. I also bring the understanding of the Canton Public School educational experience from extensive leadership and involvement as a volunteer. I also feel that I am an effective communicator who seeks to give Canton School Parents “a voice”What experience do you bring to the table?
Currently I am the CO-VP for the CIS PTO, Past coordinator Spirtit Wear at CBPS; Past coordinator, Paul Cryan Photo Day at CBPS; extensive volunteering in schools/classroom/district committees; dedicated supporter of numerous activities including Book Fairs, Boo Bash, Children's Fair, Room Parent Orientation.
What do you feel is the town's most pressing issue?
PRIORITIES FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD:
Fiscal Responsibilities - We need to consider economy and efficiency in our school district. In maximizing our resources, in technology, quality instruction and programs should not be compromised.
Class Consistency -Our school district should have clearly defined standards and expectations in all classes, regardless of teacher or building. Consistency across our classrooms and schools are necessary for effective common assessments.Technology -Technology can be utilized for better communication with students and parents. Curriculum should be adapted to better integrate technology into school instruction.
What do you love most about town?
I have lived in Canton for almost 15 years and I love the tightness this community offers. I love the dedication that teachers, coaches and volunteers provide to our student town body. I feel very lucky to be a resident in this town.
What do you like to do for fun?
I love to spend time with my family, biking, cooking on the weekends and a good book
How can residents keep up with you?