October 14, 2020

Rebecca Stoll

Pronouns: She/her
School District:Colon
City: Colon

How long have you lived in your district?

24 years

Have you received any endorsements?

No

Are you an incumbent?

Yes

Why do you want to be a school board member?

To support our School District in making decisions to make each child’s educational success a priority and highlighting individual needs.

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

Meeting children and families where they are at engaging them in their own goals.

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

Safe for students, employees and families in our district

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

They are the voice that has the important feedback and first hand knowledge of the needs and strengths of our district. They should be an integral part of all decisions.

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

None

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

Individualized plans for children
Ready and prepared for after High School
Holistic approaches to success

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

Qualified teachers
Resources for teachers
Support for districts individuals needs

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?

Financial
Qualified teachers
Substitute teachers
Internet access
Taking necessary precautions that are medically shown to protect students and staff

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

Salaries for staff to prioritize our students learning and success-top spending

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

Measure our learning goals and prioritize areas of improvement

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?

Our district continues to work on all areas of curriculum development and implementation

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

This is an integral part of overall success

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

Follow the districts handbook while also recognizing children’s individual needs

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

To support children where they are at for long term success

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

Every child is unique and has individual needs and strengths that need to be recognized and supported

Any other information you want to include or share?