De Soto Teachers’ Association announces endorsement for Board of Education
The De Soto Teachers’ Association announced its endorsement of Tammy Thomas for Board of Education Position 6.
Thomas is running against Tim Needham and incumbent Larry Meyer for Position 6 in the April 7 election.
In a news release the DTA said Thomas was chosen after interview with all Board of Education candidates. Thomas set herself apart with commitment to communicate with, and receive input from, teachers and patrons, the release said.
“As an Association, we believe that a school board member should engage in a constructive conversation with all stakeholders in the district which includes teachers,” Nikki Leisten, DTA president said in the release.
Also running for De Soto Board of Education are Margaret Johnson, Randy Johnson, incumbent, and Roger Templin for Position 4 and Janine Gracy, incumbent, and Kevin Straub for Position 5.