Fresh Eyes | The SandPaper


Gail Travers
August 26, 2020

To the Editor:
I am crafting to announce my candidacy for the Extended Beach front Township seat on the Extensive Seashore Island Consolidated school board.
I would be honored to supply a fresh point of view, with encounter, to enable the school board and neighborhood arrive to a selection we can all get behind. Let us move ahead and make this the 12 months, amidst a pandemic, we address the LBI schools concern when and for all. And I necessarily mean “for all”! Let us head completely into the favourable realm and get this figured out, together.
With fresh new eyes I assure to imagine of each feasible remedy for offering the very best education for our college students, preserving our community and making certain our staff has an ideal performing natural environment as they educate our long term leaders.
When I imagine about the place my former classmates are now, there is an abundance of success within just our course of just more than 50 students. They have absent on to do great matters: grow to be educators from elementary to college professors, come to be precious tradesmen, personal modest organizations (some suitable here), come to be medical professionals and nurses, and raise excellent little ones. We have to have to guarantee that our college students go on to be successful in this at any time-changing environment.
As an alumna of the LBIC School District and the mom of two younger kids, I am passionate about guaranteeing our district moves ahead with a neighborhood-authorized system. Immediately after two failed referendums, it is time to get some new tips in the mix and make issues materialize. I delight myself on being a solutions-targeted chief who has the capability to work with quite a few distinctive inputs to support present the greatest consequence for all.
Through my prior position in London at the US-British isles Fulbright Commission, I labored with a variety of stakeholders from authorities, schooling, multinational corporations and nonprofit corporations on a singular neighborhood-based mostly program to present academic prospects for college students from small-earnings backgrounds to really encourage social mobility. This posture has prepared me to do the job with a range of stakeholders for one prevalent objective. This system I served produce with a modest group has lifted above $109 million because 2012.
I am still in contact with four of my previous academics from my LBICSD times on a really standard foundation. These lecturers taught me around 30 several years back, however we nevertheless have on a romance. These are the individuals who encourage children. This is the spot that does it. We are the persons to assure that this is preserved.
Be sure to vote for me for the fresh, nonetheless even now seasoned viewpoint we have to have on the LBIC school board.
Danielle Hagler
Prolonged Beach Township

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