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CANDIDATE: Karen Rose
 
 
 
 

ABOUT KAREN:

 

With 29 years of service as a teacher, principal and executive director of middle schools, Karen Rose has a lot to offer as your professional educator on the School Board.  Rose will bring unity to the School Board by placing the needs of  CHILDREN FIRST.  If there is a problem, solve it.  Personal attacks and politics have no place on the Board.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven record as a Leader of A+ Schools
  • Led middle schools to their highest Florida State Assessment results and Florida School Grades
  • Developed The North County Full Time Gifted Magnet Program
  • Recognized by FL DOE for Exceptional Student Education Math Performance
  • Leader in science, technology, engineering and math education
  • Transformed Sarasota Middle School classrooms into student centered rooms for teamwork, problem solving and engagement in State of the Art Technology
  • Initiated The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program in Sarasota
  • Developed a College and Career Program in every Sarasota County Middle School
  • 5 years as an Exceptional Student Education Teacher
  • 8 years as an Exceptional Student Education Liaison, ESOL Liaison and Behavior Specialist
  • 2 years as an Assistant Principal
  • 12 years as a Principal
  • 2.7 years as Executive Director of Sarasota County Middle Schools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
  • Master’s degree in Education with a focus on Behavior Disorders
  • Florida DOE certification in Leadership and Administration
 
www.ElectKarenRose.com 

KAREN'S PLATFORM

 

Karen Rose always places Children First!  She will continue to prioritize our students, teachers, families and public schools. With a history of transparency, Karen Rose will champion parent’s rights, eliminate deficit spending and represent the voice of the community.  As your professional educator, Rose will bring 30 years of educational expertise to the School Board.

 

  • FUND OUR FUTURE
  • Act in good faith as a fiduciary of public funds
  • Make funding for our public schools a priority
  • Reduce the number of administrators and redirect funds to the classroom
  • Sufficiently allocate funds for mental health and low performing students
  • Raise teacher pay to the national average
  • Recruit and retain great teachers
  • SECURE OUR SUCCESS
  • Optimize mental health services for K-12 students
  • Examine student discipline policies and the impact on safe schools
  • Provide citizenship programs at an early age to diminish bullying
  • PREPARE EVERY STUDENT TO BE COLLEGE/CAREER READY
  • Reduce assessments and gain more time for teaching and learning
  • Expand ways to support prekindergarten learning
  • Assure special education & low-income students are successful
  • Collaborate with families and parent groups to improve student success
  • EMPOWER TEACHERS, PARENTS, & OUR COMMUNITY
  • Give teachers the ability to impact training and resources
  • Replace the inadequate Teacher Merit Pay System
  • Support School Choice and hold Scholarship Programs to a high standard
  • Include parents in on every decision that impacts their student
  • Grow Civics Education
  • Respect and represent the Sarasota community
 
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