SHEILA BRIGGS FOR WISCONSIN SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

As of this writing, there are seven (7) candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. This is the job that Governor Tony Evers held for so long. It is technically a non-partisan office but political parties often support certain candidates based upon their shared values or policy ideas. Media reports state that Sheila Briggs has donated at least $1,800 to Governor Evers and she previously worked in his office. Read the article

ABOUT SHEILA BRIGGS

Here is some background on Sheila Briggs, as provided by her campaign:

I grew up in a small rural town. My father was a manufacturer and my mother was a bank teller. They instilled in me at a young age the importance of hard work. When I left home to go to the UW Madison, that was the BIG city for me. I was a first generation college student and I have devoted my entire adult life to better outcomes for students in our public schools.

I have always felt that public education is the way to improve the human condition, and I have worked hard to make sure school works for all students. But right now, we have unacceptable achievement gaps in our state. We are not meeting the needs of all of our children and we MUST do better. I have spent my career as a teacher, principal, central office administrator and now as Assistant State Superintendent closing gaps and helping educators and students thrive. I want to continue that work as your next State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

-Sheila Briggs

HOW TO COMPLETE NOMINATION PAPERS, FROM THE CANDIDATE HERSELF

NOMINATION PAPERS FOR SHEILA BRIGGS

To download nomination papers for Sheila Briggs and written instructions on how to collect and send them in, click below.

Remember that you will need to choose 1 of the numerous State Superintendent candidates. In other words, you cannot submit nomination papers for both Sheila Briggs and anyone else, such as Jill Underly. If you choose to safely collect signatures from anyone else, be sure to tell them they can only sign for one candidate. If someone signs for both candidates, their signatures will be invalidated and they will receive a lump of coal.

NOTE: Sheila asks for her nomination papers to be returned by December 26.

HOW SHEILA BRIGGS WANTS TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES

Start organizing education around the things that we care about

Reduce the use of high stakes assessment, and focus on multiple measures of data to continuously improve our Wisconsin schools

Provide access to a variety of information about what makes schools great, as well as how it can continue to improve

Stop the ability to predict outcomes just by zip code, race, income level, first language, or ability status

See lots more at: https://www.briggsforkids.com/sheilas-priorities

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