My family and I have lived in Lake Forest for 28 years and I am running for a seat on the District 67 School Board to contribute the knowledge and skills I developed during my long career in educational leadership. My experience in that field includes 7 years as the Principal of Maple School in Northbrook District 30; 18 years as the School District Superintendent of Oak Grove District 68 in nearby Green Oaks; and positions as an Interim Superintendent in four suburban communities that relied on my leadership during challenging transitions in their districts.
I bring a unique voice to the table as a self-financed, independent candidate for the District 67 Board of Education with broad knowledge and experience in educational leadership. My career has involved decision-making roles in curriculum, instruction, student services, school district finances and community relations, all of which will be valuable in guiding the District 67 Board in its many responsibilities. Key among those responsibilities is the important job of selecting the strongest candidates for positions as teachers and school administrators.
I respect the parent community in Lake Forest and understand their expectation that students receive a cutting edge curriculum to prepare them for their future: academically, socially and emotionally. I also understand that residents of Lake Forest who do not have children in our schools expect the Board to be fiscally prudent in the use of their tax dollars while meeting the obligation to provide a world class education for all students.
Working together we can insure that every child in Lake Forest receives an exceptional educational experience while insuring careful attention to the financial realities of our district.
I look forward to contributing to the District 67 Board my life-long passion and commitment to educating the future leaders of our community and our country.
For further information about Patrick Patt’s candidacy for the Lake Forest District 67 School Board please go to the following link: https://m.facebook.com/patrick.patt.94?ref=content_filter
candidate for Lake Forest District 67 School Board
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