First, I’d like to congratulate the winners of the 2018 Paterson Board of Education election. Secondly, I want to address those who voted for me. I certainly didn’t get enough votes to return to the school board. However, I couldn’t be prouder of all of you for supporting me!
Throughout the city of Paterson there’s been an echo. It started out as a whisper back in 2016, then it grew to a chant in 2017 before eventually becoming a clarion call in 2018. People want me back on the school board.
As we prepare to embark on a new school year in one of the best school districts in the state, I wish to welcome our students back and encourage them to follow their dreams, achieve their goals and be the best they can be. The greatest treasure of a nation is its children.
I wish to congratulate newly appointed board of education member Jessica Schutte. With my congratulations I also wish to offer a bit of advice as she prepares to take the oath of office and begin her term.
At the eleventh hour, I filed a nominating petition to have my name officially added to the ballot for the 2018 Paterson board of education election. Now, I can’t compete with the onslaught of political promises that you will surely be inundated with. What I can do is make you aware of the work I…
It is no secret that Paterson is in dire need of revitalizing, restructuring, rebuilding and, quite frankly, rebranding. As a city, we have struggled to pay our municipal debt, to reduce crime substantially, to create sustainable employment opportunities for our youth and to provide assistance for our city’s most vulnerable residents.
I read the recent letter submitted by PEA President John McEntee. In the letter, Mr. McEntee demanded an apology from Assistant Superintendent Warren because of her comments regarding the types of teachers being sought to serve the students at the Young Men’s Academy.