“All of our kids deserve a high-quality education rooted in core academics and life skills that prepare them to achieve their American Dream.”
Josie is a former educator and her children are in the NHC School System. Because of Josie’s background and perspective, she will champion obtainable, creative solutions that will bring positive outcomes. She believes that in order to provide the best public education, teachers and parents need to work together.
“Parents have no voice; they have been cut out of choices for their children. They must be given their voice back.”
Pat envisions a New Hanover County School Board that puts our children’s education first. She knows that in our current political climate, it is critical we ensure the physical, mental and academic success of our children. This means standing up for what is in the best interest of our children and against harmful ideologies and agendas. Pat offers common business sense and real word leadership gained from success and failures honed over her decades of experience. She knows how to work as a team, and respect her team members, even when they differ.
“Our administration needs to be held accountable for the secrecy and deception in their actions and words. Our children deserve better examples. We can do better.”
As an educator currently teaching at CFCC, Melissa has 17 years of experience with a Masters in Education for the Deaf. She currently has 2 children in the NHC school system. Melissa is passionate to see all students achieve and succeed in whatever area of academics they choose.
“We need to prioritize spending to support school staff working directly with our kids. That is why, as a member of our BOE, I’ve moved to freeze all new central office hires. It’s all about educating our children!”
Pete is a lifelong educator. He began his career as a high school teacher and coach, then served as assistant principal in Brunswick County and as principal of North Topsail Elementary school prior to retiring in 2019. He joined the NHC BOE in 2020 and is currently seeking re-election. Pete desperately needs a team of true conservatives to join him on the BOE so our kids have a chance of getting a solid education and to ensure the money stays in the classroom.
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