Meeting the educational needs of students
- The West Des Moines community is growing in cultural diversity. Meeting the needs of every student requires a collaborative approach inclusive of all stakeholders.
- Excelling in STEM education
- Support first-generation graduates and their families as they navigate the path to graduation
- Continuing support for co-curricular education
Experiential learning and leadership development
- Experience in team structure - whether project based learning or extra curricular involvement - provides valuable opportunities for leadership development and workplace readiness.
- Continued support for New Tech project-based learning platform
- Learning opportunities in leadership development
- Our district thrives when teachers, administrators, and community members collaborate to set the vision and direction of our district.
- Community businesses and chambers of commerce can be valuable assets as we work to prepare every student for life after WDMCS
|DES MOINES REGISTER, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2019 12:00 AM
Six candidates are seeking election to four seats on the West Des Moines school board. The candidates are incumbents:Liz Coxand Jill Caton Johnson, and newcomers Jonas Cutler, Lonnette Dafney, Jeff Hicks and Jessica Worley.
Q: List your top three priorities for the school district and how you would address them.
I am honored to have again received the endorsement of the West Des Moines Education Association in 2019.
"So pleased to let you know that WDMEA enthusiastically endorses you for school board. We feel as though you strongly support teachers and understand the importance of union matters!"
— West Des Moines Education Association