Reminder: TUSD candidates’ forum tonight at Drinking Liberally, The Shanty, 401 E. 9th St. (NE corner of E. 9th St. and 4th Avenue), at 6 p.m. Seven of the 12 candidates
(all Democrats) have confirmed attendance: Don Cotton, Miguel Cuevas, Ralph Ellinwood, Kristel Foster, Camy Juarez, “Betts” Putnam-Hidalgo, Dr.Mark Stegeman. The event will be moderated by Blog for Arizona blogger/former educator David Safier.
And three other upcoming forums listed below in October:
A free forum for the Board candidates for the Tucson Unified School District will be presented from 6:30 to 8:30 PM on Monday, October 1, at the YWCA building, 525 Bonita Ave. Sponsors of the forum are the Tucson YWCA, the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson, the Metropolitan Education Association, and Voices for Education. The moderator will be Greg Hart, formerly head of Pima County’s Adult Education (1982-2007) and currently Founder and President of The School, Inc. for struggling youth. All candidates for the three open positions in this non-partisan election have been invited.
12 candidates (including the 3 incumbent board members) are seeking these 3 positions. Click here for earlier post about the 12 official candidates, and another blog post about who’s run for TUSD governing board in the last 10 years (click here).
Other forums on October 4th and 10th:
Save TUSD’s Neighborhood Schools will host a forum at El Casino Ballroom, 437 East 26th St., Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. More info on this group on their Facebook page.
A Candidate Forum for TUSD Governing Board will be held on October 10, 7 pm at the Multi-Purpose Hall of Tucson Estates, 5900 W. Western Way Circle, Tucson, AZ 85713. It is sponsored by the Education Watch Committee of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.
Vote wisely on or before Nov. 6.