ENDORSEMENTS

Save Our Schools

We are proud to share that Patti has qualified as a Save Our Schools Arizona #PublicSchoolProud school board candidate!

Save Our Schools is a non-partisan, community-based organization fighting for strong public schools for a strong Arizona. 

 

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Chandler Education Association

We are proud to share that Patti is recommended by our very own

Chandler Education Association (CEA).

The mission of CEA is: to be involved in all aspects of the educational process and
an advocate for its members and the issues which affect them.

Patti fully supports the work of CEA and the importance of collectively working towards better conditions for all those involved in our education process centering students, staff and educators.

Arizona List

We are proud to share that Patti is endorsed by Arizona List!

Arizona List helps empower, equip and elect women leadership for a stronger Arizona.

Patti is committed to Arizona List’s mission and, too, recognizes our school boards are important as significant policy-making bodies for issues directly affecting women and families throughout our school districts.

We are proud to be the only Chandler Unified School District Governing Board Candidate endorsed by this statewide, grass roots network committed to electing candidates like me!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona

We are proud to share that Patti is endorsed by

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona (PPAA).

PPAA is the state’s largest nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to protecting access to sexual and reproductive health care. PPAA is fighting for

every person’s freedom and right to make reproductive choices, enjoy sexual health and wellbeing, and build healthy, strong families by educating voters,

public officials, and candidates for public office.

Patti is committed to PPAA's grassroots efforts focused on helping all

Arizonans gain fair and equal access to sexual and reproductive health rights, education, and medical services. 

We are proud to be the only CUSD Governing Board Candidate endorsed by

this statewide, grass roots organization committed to educating and engaging our grassroots network of activists, as well as voters, across the state on a variety of issues related to health and reproductive rights.

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Kathy Hoffman,
Az Superintendent of Public Instruction

We are proud and grateful to share the endorsement of Arizona Superintendent

of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman.

Patti is committed to Superintendent Hoffman’s vision to continue building strong, welcoming, and fully-funded schools where students and families thrive and

where all educators are respected and compensated fairly.

We recognize that Arizona’s future starts in our schools and that education spending is an investment and not an expense.

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LEVE(LatinX of the East Valley for Education)

We are thrilled to share the endorsement of locally founded, LatinX of the East Valley for Education (LEVE).

Patti is committed to LEVE’s work advocating for all of our students’ right to thrive and reach their full potential.

We recognize that when we work together as a community, we can improve outcomes for our children.

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Students of
Arizona Students for Mental Health

We are honored to share the endorsement of our local Students of Arizona Students for Mental Health (AZSFMH).

I whole heartedly support AZSFMH's mission advocating for better resources to improve mental health for Students around Arizona and to reduce teen death by suicide.

We recognize that we must do better in addressing the mental health and well-being of all Students in order to help provide them with the best opportunities to thrive and reach their full potential. We are proud to stand with and for our Students.

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Alberto Esparza

We proudly share the very special endorsement of our very own education and community champion, Alberto Esparza.

I whole heartedly support Mr. Esparza’s deep dedication to improve the quality of life of children and families, and strengthen our communities.

We recognize the importance of cultivating relationships for the common good of the communities we serve.

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Students of
Support Equality Arizona Schools

We are incredibly proud to share the endorsement of our local Students of Support Equality Arizona Schools (SEAZS).

I fully support SEAZS’s work advocating for all students’ right to thrive in a welcoming and safe environment in all of our schools.

We recognize that we must do better in addressing Student disparities and needs, and are proud to stand with and for our Students. As a Board Member, I look forward to better involving our Students directly in addressing their needs that they know best. 

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Rodney Love

We are happy to share the endorsement of local South Chandler Community Leader, Mr. Rodney Love.

Mr. Love is a visionary who believes in and works towards positive change for everyone, together, in community.

We value Mr. Love’s leadership and share these values of fostering community development and creating a brighter future for all of us, especially our Chandler Unified Students and leaders of tomorrow.

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Alicia Miller, PSY.D.

We are proud to share the endorsement of practicing school psychologist, former CUSD Employee and current CUSD Parent, Dr. Alicia Miller.

Given her expertise and personal experience, Dr. Miller is an advocate for families and understands how critical a Whole Child perspective is in helping our Students reach their full potential.

We are ready to prioritize the best Whole Child education we can offer in all of our schools to produce better outcomes, and truly invest in closing the gaps like those presented at this week’s School Board meeting. 

David Evans

We are proud to share the endorsement of former CUSD Board Member, David Evans.

David personally understands the role, responsibility and profound effect of our School Board members. Having served our District across 16 years and helping lead throughout many changes to address enrollment that once grew by more than 10,000 students, the opening of new high schools and more, David recognizes the importance of collaboration, innovation and holding true to values.

I appreciate David’s legacy and am ready to help continue driving our District forward for EVERYONE.

Liz Fuller, LMSW

Proud to share the endorsement of adolescent and adult therapist, CUSD Mom and Community Member, Liz Fuller, LMSW.

Given her profession and personal experience, Liz understands the importance of meeting our Students where they are at and supporting them to become healthy, well balanced individuals able to reach their full potential.

These meaningful endorsements continue to reaffirm that we are ready to prioritize the best Whole Child education we can offer in all of our schools in order to help all of our students reach their personal excellence.