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  • - Presented at national symposium on Essential skils – offering the national view on Rural education – As a pillar of community development
  • Election powerpoint

    1. 1. Connie Gross 2010 Educate.Innovate.Encourage
    2. 2.  Why Vote for Me? ?
    3. 3. Natural Progression <ul><li>Been on school councils for 11 years </li></ul><ul><li>Involved in various school activities </li></ul><ul><li>Active parent </li></ul><ul><li>Ready for a new challenge </li></ul>
    4. 4. Bring Unique Perspective
    5. 5. <ul><li>Because my mom said so! </li></ul>
    6. 6. Family Support <ul><li>Parent set role model as volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Husband supporting me </li></ul><ul><li>Son – want to do this for him! </li></ul>
    7. 7. My Turn to Step Up <ul><li>I’m grateful for all those who made sure I had a great education - the coaches, teachers, parents, and other volunteers – now it’s my turn to give to the next generation </li></ul>
    8. 8. My “Mantra”
    9. 9. Educate <ul><li>Lifelong learner: 8+ years University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most recent: Emerging Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>20+ years post-secondary teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Education is my passion </li></ul>
    10. 10. Innovate <ul><li>Encourage new solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Role of emerging technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Work as part of team to try creative ideas </li></ul>
    11. 11. Encourage <ul><li>Act like a “cheerleader” – encourage others to overcome barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a positive voice for our schools </li></ul><ul><li>Want to support our staff, our parents and our students </li></ul>
    12. 12. Priorities <ul><li>Provide a Strong Rural Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Parental involvement </li></ul>
    13. 13. Priority One: Rural Voice
    14. 14. Rural Schools are vital
    15. 15. Rural Voice I understand the rural needs
    16. 16. Community Connections <ul><li>St. Patricks School needs to be renovated. We can’t compete with public schools unless we have a strong, community-based school. Our school is an important part of this community; we need a good building </li></ul>
    17. 17. Budget <ul><li>We need “small items” that ultimately become big issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Ec Room – needs new equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Band – needs secure funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French, Art and other courses need to be offered </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Priority Two: Parents
    19. 19. Parental Involvement <ul><li>Connection between board and parents </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage parents to offer get involved </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take role as important part of students’ team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer what you can, when you can </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20.  Why Vote for Me? Educate Innovate Encourage Strong Rural Voice Willing to Work

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