MEDIA ALERT: Radio Interview with WCHE 1520 AM

This is crunch week – so many events, so many new voters met, so many new experiences shared – and it is energizing! One of the things happening this week is all candidates for WCASD School Director were invited by a local radio show, The Morning Magazine on WCHE 1520 AM, to come and shareContinue reading “MEDIA ALERT: Radio Interview with WCHE 1520 AM”

PODCAST: October 11th and Events Around Town

Almost twenty-four hours has passed since I even recorded this, so before I miss the window of opportunity here it is! Anita and I had such an energizing weekend meeting new constituents and talking to parents, grandparents, and community members about their wishes for our community and our public schools. We had the chance toContinue reading “PODCAST: October 11th and Events Around Town”

What it means to be the parent of medically complex children…

I have shared a lot recently about my youngest son’s communication disability, but my older son also has Sensory Processing Disorder and an autoimmune condition known as PANDAS. Pediatric Autoimmune Neurological Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections. Today is national PANDAS awareness day and knowing 1 in 200 children suffer from this condition – a formContinue reading “What it means to be the parent of medically complex children…”

PODCAST: October 4th Headlines & Highlights from the Week

I squeezed this one in from the car between dinner and running kids to activities. Because that’s how life is as a mom, wife, and full-time employee. You get it done when and where you can, so here are my reflections from the past week: Make sure to exercise your right to vote on NovemberContinue reading “PODCAST: October 4th Headlines & Highlights from the Week”

Philadelphia Inquirer: CHOP’s beds are overflowing, but not because of COVID-19

If you read nothing else this week, this month, or this year…. READ THIS! “What we are seeing is definitely unprecedented,” said Ron Keren, CHOP’s chief medical officer. “We didn’t expect how bad it was going to be.” How could this be? Parents – including myself – have been saying this for months. How couldContinue reading “Philadelphia Inquirer: CHOP’s beds are overflowing, but not because of COVID-19”

PODCAST: Updates from the week and the September 27th WCASD School Board Meeting

So many things to share! It has been a busy week and appreciate everyone’s continued encouragement and support… First, thank you to everyone who listened to my last podcast. I hope you enjoy this next installment where I give an update on my son and elaborate on layered mitigations and why universal mask mandates doContinue reading “PODCAST: Updates from the week and the September 27th WCASD School Board Meeting”

*** Meeting Alert: Monday, September 27th, 7pm at Fugett Middle School Auditorium ***

Now that the “back to school” dust has started to settle a lot of people have been asking “when is the next meeting?” So some of our parents have gotten creative and are spreading the word one back windshield at a time! I thought this was so amazing and so simple I decided to joinContinue reading “*** Meeting Alert: Monday, September 27th, 7pm at Fugett Middle School Auditorium ***”

This Week In Review, 9/18/2021

It has been a BUSY week, full of fall activities and lots happening on the election front. As many of you may now know, we have a new candidate in Region 3, write-in candidate Anita Edgarian. I am personally thrilled to have another mom join our efforts to put the students, families and teachers ofContinue reading “This Week In Review, 9/18/2021”

Public Comments DENIED

Typically non-agenda comments are allowed at the end of the session. So far in the past 6 months I have witnessed the committees attempt to skip public comment, allow non-agenda comments, and now refuse to allow public comment. What are the rules exactly? The rule is our feedback is not welcome by the 8 electedContinue reading “Public Comments DENIED”

REMINDER, Monday 9/13: Education & Pupil Services Committee Meetings

Tonight there are two committee meetings – Education & Pupil Services – and the meeting location has been changed to Fugett Middle School. See details below! If you have experienced any issues with the mask “exception” process please considering attending and making a public comment as it is these committees who put forward the revisedContinue reading “REMINDER, Monday 9/13: Education & Pupil Services Committee Meetings”