North Shore School District 112 is in the midst of a major transition and it is paramount that the decisions moving forward represent the best interests of the Highland Park and Highwood communities.
The Board of Education has a responsibility to the children who are being educated in NSSD 112. How often do the school board members experience the impact of their decisions first hand? As a NSSD 112 alum, elementary school psychologist and president of the teacher’s union in my district, I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have parents of students serving on your Board of Education. Board members who have children being educated in the very school system they represent, understand first hand how their decisions impact the education their children are receiving.
This is why I strongly encourage fellow Highland Park and Highwood residents to vote Lisa Hirsh for School Board in the upcoming election. Lisa is a life long Highland Park resident. Not only does she have children currently going through this district, but she and her husband also received their education in NSSD 112. Lisa has experienced the evolution of this district from it’s inception, and has a vested interest in the future of NSSD 112.
Often times, administrators want their board of education to passively accept their agendas; however, do the board members understand the daily impact of these proposals? Lisa has a ground level perspective of programming decisions, potential impact of proposals, and a vantage point that is so crucial for making future decisions for NSSD 112.
Lisa has fought those ground level battles as a special needs parent, and she will advocate tirelessly for the best interests of the constituents who matter the most in her role as school board member. The children being educated in NSSD 112 deserve to have their future considered from a ground level perspective, and Lisa Hirsh has the best vantage point to serve that role as a member of the NSSD 112 Board of Education.
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