Candidate for Austintown School Board: Kathy Mock

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Kathy Mock is running for Austintown School Board.

Name: Kathy Mock
Age: 68
Office Desired: Austintown School Board
Occupation: Director of Education, United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley
Education: Masters of Science in Education, Youngstown State

Experience:
Experience includes thirty years in classroom education, ten years as university instructor, student teacher supervisor and university adminstrator. Today, education director, United Way of Youngstown & Mahoning Valley and Austintown board member.

What are your priorities for the school district?
My priorities include advocating for students and their families at all levels of education to help ensure their futures for success in life. My background and extensive experience in education enable me to assist our community in developing strategies and policies that strengthen learning and activity opportunities in Austintown.
Additionally, the safety and well being of our students and staff has been and remains our primary priority.

What policies, if any, will you support to promote diversity and inclusion in your school district?
Any successful organization today, including school districts, embrace diversity and inclusion. We have curriculum in place that supports a commitment to diverse identities and interests while also focusing on different learning needs.
We are proud that our students come from a wide range of backgrounds, and together, they learn not only in the classroom but from each other.

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