All candidate forum (Republicans and Democrats) for Superintendent of Public Instruction sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson, American Association of University Women (AAUW)- Tucson branch, The Arizona Education Network, Tucson Values Teachers, Literacy for Life Coalition.
Date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Place: Rincon/University High School’s Little Theater (school address is 422 N. Arcadia Blvd.)
(For the Little Theater use the entrance on E. 5th Street just east of Swan)
Moderator: Jim Nintzel, senior writer, The Tucson Weekly
All five candidates are scheduled to attend (R indicates Republican, D indicates Democrat):
- Margaret Garcia Dugan (R), Current Arizona Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, www.margaretdugan.com
- John Huppenthal (R), State Senator (LD 20) who chairs the Senate’s Education Committee, www.johnhuppenthal.com
- Penny Kotterman (D,) Former teacher, and former President of the Arizona Education Association (AEA), www.pennykotterman.com
– Dr. Beth Price (R), Retired administrator for Central Arizona College, www.bethpricecg.com
- Jason Williams (D), Former Executive Director for local chapter of Teach for America, and consultant for Roosevelt Elementary School in Phoenix. Williams was the Democratic nominee in this race in November 2006, www.williamsforarizona.com
(Current Superintendent Tom Horne is termed out, and is seeking the Arizona Attorney General position in the Republican primary).
For further info:
Shirley Muney (LWV), Phone:520-326-3018
If you miss this forum, view these:
Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission (CCEC) debate video of the 3 Republican candidates (click here).
For online Arizona CCEC video of the 2 Democratic candidates (click here).