County District 2 — Board of Education: Raleigh Turnage
Raleigh Turnage is a lifelong educator, and a fierce advocate for kids. He’s served at every level in the school system, as a special educator, an Assistant Principal at four middle schools in Anne Arundel County, and as a Principal. Raleigh knows education inside and out.
As our elected School Board member, Raleigh is committed to closing the achievement gap, .providing far greater professional development for teachers, improving school climate by addressing class and racial tensions, and ensuring that school safety is our number one priority.
County District 3 — Board of Education: Ken Baughman
Ken Baughman has been a special educator and teacher for over 40 years. Both of his children were educated in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. He brings a wealth of expertise to the Board of Education that will best serve parents, students, and residents.
Ken will actively seek input from parents. He knows that no one has all the answers, and good education policy is achieved when parents are most involved in the process and decision-making.
County District 6 — Board of Education: Joanna Tobin
Joanna Tobin has 20 years of experience in education governance and oversight, including 10 years as a school accreditation evaluator. She’s an educator and a parent to a recent Annapolis High School graduate. Her experience in oversight of schools has given her the skills to ask the right questions and the hard questions to get the answers parents demand of the school system administration.
If elected to the School Board, Joanna’s focus will be three-fold:
- Ensuring every student has the necessary resources for success
- Attracting and retaining the best teachers for the Best Place, Anne Arundel County
- Holding schools accountable for effectiveness and transparency