Carey P Smith
South Orange Maplewood Board Of Education
I am honored to be running for a seat on the South Orange/Maplewood Board of Education. I am asking for your vote on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Your participation in this election is important as we embark on a $160 million dollar facilities and integration plan.
As a father of a young family and a resident of South Orange for 39 years, I have a vested interested in our School District and its future. I want to insure that our School District gives all children a high-quality, safe education that should be expected with our tax dollars. I also want to insure that all our children and their families have a voice that will be heard.
I will insure that our children and their families have a school district that meets their educational, psychological and social needs.
- Life Time Member of the South Orange Rescue
- Member of the Millburn Short Hills Volunteer Rescue Squad
- Co-Vice Chair and Treasurer of the South Orange Democrats
- President of the Lehigh University Class of 1995
- Reunion Chair for Class of 1995 reunions since 2000.
- Emergency Medical Technician since 1996
- South Mountain PTA (Treasurer and Parliamentarian)
- South Orange Middle School HSA (BOE Liaison)
- State of New Jersey PTA (Health and Safety Committee and Family Engagement Committee)
- Owner of a Local Small Business
My goals and priorities if elected to the Board of education are as follows:
- Improve accountability in the School District
- Improve Communication at all levels of the School District
- Increase transparency in School District Decisions
- Improve School Safety
- Encourage Community Involvement in our Schools
- Establish Equality in our Schools
- Support our Teachers
- Improve the quality of education with modern approaches, technologies and equipment
- Encourage Independent and Innovative Thinking
I am a leader. I will listen and most importantly I am connected to, and actively entrenched in, this community.
I have the experience, expertise and the time to serve on the South Orange Maplewood School District Board of Education.
Thank you for your anticipated support on Tuesday, November 5th.
Carey P Smith