"I come from a proud Detroit family that has been involved in the community and helping people move forward in life. I want to work for you. We must improve our schools and make our children's education, especially in a safe learning environment, a top priority. With many decades of leadership experience, I know what it takes to find solutions, navigate the complicated agencies, and get things done. I am never afraid to make the hard choices that benefit our children and their future... after all, their future is all of our future! I have proven that I am the right person for this position."
Work to develop a sound budget which fully funds schools.
Drive transformation that supports, attracts and retains teachers and support staff.
Close the achievement gap by supporting students with consistent wrap-around services.
Implement a culturally relevant curriculum and atmosphere that is representative of Detroit's diverse neighborhoods.
Strive to ensure all schools are safe and welcoming.