The Republican Women of Pinal County will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 19 in the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse Coyote Room. Three announced candidates for Arizona Superintendent of Public School Instruction will join us to present their qualifications. All are welcome to attend.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction – Frank Riggs
Public School Board President – Charter School President – U.S. Congressman and Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education – Founding CEO of award-winning education nonprofit
Author of Charter School Expansion Act – National Head Start Legislator of the Year – Recognized for dedication to children with disabilities by Special Ed Administrators – Army veteran, former police officer and successful small business owner – Teacher-Coach-Youth Leader
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction – Tracy Livingston
Tracy Livingston is a K-12 teacher with 16 years of experience in the classroom, board member of the Maricopa Community College Governing Board and a former board member of Peoria Unified School District. Tracy is a student of the Montessori philosophy of curriculum following the child, rather than the child following the curriculum. She understands that young students can and will develop at their own pace – not a pace dictated by bureaucrats in D.C. or Phoenix.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction – Jonathan Gelbart
Jonathan Gelbart joined BASIS Charter Schools where he was the Director of Charter School Development for more than three years. During that time Jonathan managed the development of 15 BASIS campuses, including U.S. News and World Report’s number one, best high school in America for 2017.
Jonathan is a Flinn-Brown Fellow and serves on the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s Millennial Council as well as the Tempe Neighborhood Advisory Commission.