A candidate for Spokane School Board, Position 3, Spokane Public Schools in the 2021 Washington General Election, Nov. 2
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in education, specializing in Literacy Studies, all from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Political experience: First run for office.
Work experience: Former public school teacher (elementary); current education professor at Eastern Washington University.
Family: Partner; no children
Campaign contributions: Raised $25,100 as of Oct. 13. Contributors include the Washington Education Association ($2,000), Washington State Democrats ($1,947), Spokane Regional Labor Council ($500), Spokane City Councilwoman Betsy Wilkerson ($250).
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