election 2017

Each candidate spoke of their own unique experiences and background and how it related to the board. But there wasn’t much room between candidates when it came out major issues like supporting teachers, wanting to fight for increased funding for the district and the importance of increasing performance of schools in the district.

Only one incumbent is running again during this race: Barbara Yamrick. Board President Amber Drevon and embattled board member Eric Nelson have both decided not to run for reelection. Director JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin termed out.