For Public School Trustee
City of Red Deer
SOMMERS grew up in Red Deer and raises her three children here. A parent in the RDPSD for twelve years now with six to go. She volunteers with school parent councils, breakfast clubs and local boards like Legal Aid. She’s owned and operated a landscape construction business in Alberta for twenty years now. www.heronsnestlandscape.com Running a business, raising three children and volunteering has required SOMMERS to be both a leader and collaborator, an independent thinker and a team player.
|A COVID RECOVERY PLAN!!!||We need to act fast and recover the students behind and lost during the pandemic. We need boots on the ground tracking down and providing the resources (mental health, financial, transportation, etc.) to ensure these students graduate!|
|CURRICULUM||SOMMERS will lobby the province to legislate protection of our curriculum from being politized, and to create a non-partisan foundation to use the work already done by governments, teachers, and parents to create our needed new curriculum.|
|FINANCIAL SUSATINABILITY AND DISTRICT WIDE EQUITY||Centralized fundraising and ideas like group energy purchasing, SOMMERS will work diligently to cultivate financial sustainability to provide the supports and resources for mental heath, disabilities, EA’s, Educational assessments, and technology.|
|POLICY||District wide k-12 Education on climate change and achievable local solutions. District wide zero waste policy. District wide Bully Policy.|
|STUDENT VOCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES||SOMMERS will work to cultivate opportunities and partnerships for students to earn money, credits, and work experience needed to enter the work force or proceed to post secondary education. Automotive, Culinary, Landscaping, Carpentry, etc.|
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