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John J. Gilligan
- Occupation: Lecturer, U.C. College of Law
- Neighborhood: Clifton
- Education: St. Xavier High School
- Education: University of Notre Dame, A.B. `42
- Education: University of Cincinnati, M.A., `47
- Full implementation of the plan to convert schools into Neighborhood Learning Centers
- Improve the public information/engagement program of CPS
- Secure final approval of the teacher evaluation/compensation contract
- Occupation: Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati
- Literacy Expert
- Former Elementary School Teacher
- Current Teaching Certificate - Grades 1-8
- Doctorate - Curriculum & Instruction
- Award from Leading Women, Inc., 2003
- to improve academic achievement for all students
- to increase the expectations of everyone involved in educating our students
- to inform the community of the needs and progress of all schools.
- Occupation: Community Planner
- President/CEO of the Home Ownership Center of Greater Cincinnati
- President of the Board of Education 2000, 2001, 2002
- Chair of Thriving Children Vision Council for United Way
- Graduate of Woodward High School 1972
- Master of Community Planning - University of Cincinnati
Robert Killins, Jr.
- Raising student achievement by increasing parent involvement in their child's education.
- Raising student achievement by increasing accountability at decision-making and teaching levels.
- Ensure implementation of the Facilities Master Plan within budget for tax-payers.
- Occupation: External Relations Manager
- Board Chair, Cincinnati Empowerment Corp.
- Leadership Cincinnati - Class XXIII
- Board Member, Ohio Grantmakers Forum
- Board Member, LISC Local Advisory Committee
- Member & Trustee, Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church
- Volunteer, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Derry L. Hooks, II
- To encourage greater parental involvement with their children's schools
- To ensure that bond issue monies are spent wisely to build schools
- Occupation: Retired Teacher/Contract Mediator
- Bachelor of Science, Miami University
- Master of Education, University of Cincinnati
- President of Cincinnati Federation of Teachers Retiree Chapter
Alan S. Coleman
- Raise student academic performance
- Implement facilities planning on time and under budget with community involvement
- Support renovation and new construction of schools on time and under budget
- Occupation: retired CPS teacher
- Vocal Music teacher- West Hi, Dater
- Winner of Distinguished Teacher Award 1/84
- Nominee of CPS for Ohio Teacher of Year '84
- Who's Who American teachers1998
Roy L. McGrath
- Traditional high school in the small concept must remain as an educational option
- Participatory fines arts activities must be available to ALL students
- Equity in funding magnet and neighborhood programs
- Occupation: Office Manager, Accountant (public & private), Behavior Scie
- Neighborhood: Northside-Clifton-College Hill
- Grade: Holy Name, High School: Old Woodward, College: Un of Cin & Xavier University
- : Worked with varity of people/situations, in varity of industries (Svc & Pro). Infantry: in Korea: 4-1952/7-1953; duties/skills as battalion
- S-1. Duties/skills as clerk, supervisor, branch manager, using quantative and qualitative methods/techniques with computer aided production/service op
- And evaluating human learning pheonominon, not just teaching, for short term effectiveness and long term efficiencies.
- Reduce drop out rate 55% so can reduce 25% truancy.
- Accelerate implimentation of vouchers/charter schools.
- Up grade school accountability with more consideration to innoviation from unions.
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- LWVCA Candidate Forum
Cincinnati Council Candidates Forum will be Aired on WCET on October 21,22 and 23 at 7:30 pm as well as on replay on Media Bridges
- What: Meet the candidates for City Council and the Board of Education! Hear about the issues on the November ballot!
Walnut Hills Area Council and East Walnut Hills Assembly will co-host.
When: Thursday, October 30, 7 p.m. Hospitality begins at 6 p.m.
Where Victory Neighborhood Services Agency, 2615 Melrose Avenue (corner of Wm. H. Taft and Melrose).
- Candidates for the CPS Board of Education Parent and Community Forum on Thursday, October 23, 2003 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Mayerson Academy, 2651 Burnet Ave
Sponsored by Chidren's Defense Fund and Cincinnati Parents for Public Schools in cooperation with AFL-CIO, American Jewish Committee, Baptist Ministers Conference, CFT/ACPSOP, LWVCA, MRCC, Urban League of Cincinnati. Call 751-5437 for additional information
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