Candidate for Youngstown School Board: Tina Cvetkovich

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Name: Tina Cvetkovich
Age: 52
Office Desired: Youngstown School Board
Occupation: Family Peer Mentor Mahoning County Children Services
Education: Bachlor in Social Work

Experience:
I’m a registered voter and resident of the Youngstown School district. I have the required education to run. I’m not a covicted felon. I’m not employeed by the school district and I am not related to anyone who works for the school district.

What are your priorities for the school district?
Continue working towards getting the school district out of Academic Control/State takeover. Creating the academic improvement plan to make this possible. Creating a positive learning environment for our students.

What policies, if any, will you support to promote diversity and inclusion in your school district?
Review teaching materials to be sure they are relative to our student population. Connecting regularly with the community leaders and parents to be sure they are a part of the planing of the districts future. Professional devlopment for all district personel on realative topics including Substance Use Disorders and ACES training . Do the best we can to ensure the staff is reflecive of the students we serve. Encourage teachers to utlize multiple pathways to teaching in their classrooms (not all students learn the same way). Prevention programing disrtict wide by a state licensed prevention program on substance use disorders.

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