During her keynote address at the LEAD Conference, a statewide education conference that I presented at in October of last year, Dr. Candice McQueen said that the most effective principals--the ones who truly affect change--know how to ask the right questions (and, presumably, listen to, and act upon the answers).
I take the same approach in my classroom, and I hope I am awarded the opportunity to bring this mentality to the Coffee County Commission. Despite living in Coffee County for over a decade, I still have much to learn about how the county operates. It is not in my DNA to join the Commission with a slew of preconceived notions on how to make this county better. I simply plan to listen to my constituents, and to the citizens of Coffee County, and make informed decisions for the betterment of everyone--especially the children.Read More