Difficult decisions always make some people happy and others disappointed. Becky listens to everyone. For every issue that arises in GCISD, there are dozens of opinions. Becky has 12 years of practice balancing stakeholder feedback (advisory committees, open forums, and surveys of teachers, students, parents, and the community) and seeking advice from experts in education,Continue reading “#CountOnBecky for Leadership”
Do GCISD kids deserve more than a basic education? YES! We can #CountOnBecky to keep GCISD better than the basics! Becky St. John, a 4-term Trustee, knows that our kids need to be well-prepared for their future. Becky opposes cuts that would harm their readiness, and wholeheartedly disagreeswith keeping education to the “basic” minimum. BeckyContinue reading “#CountOnBecky for Better than the Basics”
Regardless of life stage or political party, our community unites around our proud tradition of top-ranked schools. Families and businesses rely on our School Board (including Becky for 12 years) to find a good balance between tax rate and quality educational programs. So when challengers begin to discuss returning to core education and needs, notContinue reading “#CountOnBecky for Stewardship”
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The work of a Trustee is working relationships and constant advocacy. I appreciated the opportunity to talk with Texas Representative Giovanni Capriglione about the extremely important topic of cyber security, and his bill HB3743 that bolsters privacy protections for students. Rep. Capriglione was our public education ally on Texas House Bill 3 which reduced taxes, cut RobinContinue reading “Endorsements 2021”
Wanted to address some of the confusion about the Formula Transition Grant in House Bill 3. This is not anything new to the board or the finance team, or the state legislature for that matter. The State wanted to avoid the “ASATR cliff” that was put into place after the 2005-2006 tax compression. In thatContinue reading “Golden Pennies”
Thank you to the Council of PTAs for hosting me at its annual candidate forum on April 15. Click here to watch the video!
Attended Grapevine Rotary today as a guest; one of my favorite things about this group filled with civic-minded leaders is their motto “Service Above Self.” These are the people to thank for the flags that line Main Street for holidays and remembrances but they do so much more, including supporting our GCISD students with leadershipContinue reading “Service Above Self”
Yay!! Restock! Looking for something to do to support my campaign? Come grab signs and door hangers and do a little blockwalking! Lace up those shoes and send me an email — and we will get you signed up. Thank you for your support.
I am proud to announce the publication of my answers to the candidate questionnaire in the the Dallas Morning News Voter Guide. (Behind paywall) The guide has a helpful feature called “Build My Ballot” in which you can set up all of the candidates who responded, including both school board and city council races. IContinue reading “Dallas Morning News Candidate Questionnaire”