Metropolitan Education Commission sponsored candidate forum, along w/ LWVGT and other groups (see below). Democrat Dustin Williams just won the Arizona primary for this Pima County seat for School Superintendent, and will now face off against Republican Margaret Buckholder in the General. Burkholder ran unsuccessfully for Ward 4 Council seat last year and has served on the Vail Unified School District Board for 12 years. Williams is a political newcomer.
Forum will be in the Amethyst Room at PCC Downtown.
Info on this job: www.schools.pima.gov.
“This is co-sponsored with the Metropolitan Education Commission, and will be held from 6 to 7:30 PM on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The event will be at the downtown campus of Pima Community College, 1255 N. Stone Avenue. (Because of ongoing construction on Stone, entrances to that parking lot may be inaccessible. Other entrances for parking are located at the north lot off Drachman Street, or the west lot off Speedway Boulevard and Queen Street.)
Other debate partners include the Tucson Metro Chamber, the Arizona School Boards Association, the Arizona School Administrators, the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, and the Tucson Education Association. This debate is an opportunity for the community to listen to and ask questions of the candidates; no RSVPs are needed.”