Mary Ann Clark is running for the Region I seat on the Keystone Central School District Board of Directors, which is currently held by retiring Board Member Wayne Koch. Region I comprises residents of Greene, Logan and Porter townships and Loganton Borough.
Mary Ann is a Porter Township Democrat who has crossfiled for the school board seat. She has lived in KCSD for 40 years with her husband Paul. They have two adult children who attended KCSD with one of the sons attending the Sugar Valley Rural Charter School. She is a Bald Eagle Area High School graduate and attended Allan Hancock Community College, Brevard Community College and Penn State University.
A recent retiree from Bald Eagle State Park, she has a long history of volunteering with local organizations including: Boy Scouts, PTO, Lock Haven Day Care Advisory Board member, Education Committee member and Sunday School Teacher at Great Island Presbyterian Church, Clinton County Community Dental Clinic and Horses of Hope.
She and Paul are former Clinton County Resource (foster) parents who fostered several Clinton County children. Mary Ann is a past Porter Township Auditor and currently serves on the Porter Township Planning Board.
Her core beliefs are that:
- Access to a quality education is critical to a child’s success.
- Parents are key to encouraging their children to positively engage with educational opportunities.
- Students deserve access to STEM classes and Vocational training
- Reading, writing and arithmetic are the foundation of all education
- The arts and music are proven benefits to neurological and academic development. Sports and afterschool activities are important for creating well rounded, community building adults
- Sugar Valley Rural Charter School plays a vital role in providing a solid, community based education that better meets the needs of many students and their families.
- A successful school district draws quality, family sustaining jobs to Clinton County.
- All of the above can be achieved within a prudent and responsible budget.
Learn more about Mary Ann’s campaign by following her Facebook page.
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