October 4, 2020

Leslie Chapman

Pronouns:She/Her
School DistrictEngadine Consolidated Schools
City:Engadine

How long have you lived in your district?

5 years

Have you received any endorsements?

No

Are you an incumbent?

Yes

Why do you want to be a school board member?

To help in decision making for our school age students.

What does education justice mean to you? What does it mean specifically in the context of your school district?

Quality education for all.

If you could completely reimagine the way schools look after this public health crisis, what would they look like?

Hopefully we will be able to come back to normal.

Describe how you think parents, students, and families should be involved in making decisions within your school district?

As a collective together.

Who (if any) are your top financial supporters for your campaign?

None

What are your top 3 educational priorities/goals within your school district?

Education, policies and advancement of our students.

What are your top 3 educational priorities/goals at a state level?

Same

What challenges do you anticipate this school year to COVID and what do you think your school district must do to keep students & staff safe?

Following measures and getting all students online/in class participation.

What should be your school district’s top spending priorities in their budget? Alternatively, what should not be prioritized your district’s budget?

NA

What role do you think standardized tests should play in your school district?

To measure where all students are.

If you could have an impact on your school district’s curriculum , what changes would you make? What, if anything, would you keep the same?

I would keep it pretty much the same with maybe even more concentration on skilled trades.

What responsibility do you believe your school district has in supporting students’ and staffs’ mental and emotional health/wellbeing?

Full responsibility that everyone is mental healthy and aid in helping our community with this support.

How do you think your school district should handle student discipline/and make schools a safe place for students and staff?

Open minded with the goal making sure the student fully understands whatever The end goal of the discipline.

What are your top priorities around special education in your district?

Make sure that any and all student needs are met!

What is your perspective on working towards achieving equity within your school district?

Training and educating staff.

Any other information you want to include or share?