Sept. 23, 2012
-- Pat Hines a lifelong resident announced her candidacy for Petersburg School Board in 4th Ward. She was born, raised and educated in the Petersburg community. Known as a community stakeholder and activist, she has been on the ground working in the community for the past 8 years improving early education, early care and early literacy. These efforts represent the foundations for school readiness and success. It is proven that investments in early childhood programs, provides a $7-$8 dollar public return for each $1 dollar invested.
"I want to be the people's choice as Ward 4 Representative on the Petersburg City Public Schools Board. If elected to serve, I will continue to work to ensure that all children and families have access to needed supports that affords an opportunity for achievement from cradle to career. I will be a trusted voice for our students".
With proven leadership in this community, it is a testament to the passion,dedication and commitment to children and families. Quality education must become a priority; it will take community involvement and engagement. Together we can ensure that our young people can receive needed educational services and the supports from the cradle to career. Pat's vision is to strengthen the foundation where all children can have high quality education and character building experiences in this community.
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