Meet & Greet with Kathy Hoffman, Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect

    December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    The Nogales Palace
    455 W. Crawford St. Nogales

    Hosted by Santa Cruz AZ Dems and The Nogales Palace

    Kathy Hoffman, Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect

    “Kathy Hoffman is a dedicated educator who is committed to improving educational achievement for all of Arizona’s students. She brings over 5 years of teaching experience, most recently as a speech therapist in Peoria Unified School District. Her passion for education arrives from personal experience in a diverse array of settings, including bilingual education, special education, and volunteer work.

    While in Tucson, Kathy was a member of the Autism Society of Southern Arizona’s Education Committee, and also worked with United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona. Her experiences advocating for students with disabilities, and supporting their daily educational goals, is a particular motivation for her to run for office.

    With her election, she has been clear on her goals and the future of Arizona’s education priorities:

    Please join us in welcoming her back to Santa Cruz County ~

    Light refreshments will be available.”
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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).


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