Gail G. Cook and John M. Pulitce are the candidates still in the race for Nassau County School Board, District 2. This is a non-partisan races and elected countywide.
John M. Pulice
FAMILY: Wife, Erin; daughters Brooke, 10, and Kendall, 10, Jay, 32, and Ashley, 29
OCCUPATION: Real Estate Broker (28 years); previously high school teacher (6 years)
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: First time candidate
EDUCATION: B.A. in political science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; fifth-year teaching credential Cal State, Fullerton
WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?
- Wasteful spending
- Working with sheriff's office to eliminate prescription drug abuse in our schools
- Improve parental choices for their child's education-Improve STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education to meet employer demands in the future
HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?
- "My experience in the classroom for 6 years and business experience for 28 years gives me a unique skill set. A true fiscal conservative."
WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?
- "Putting more tax dollars into the classroom, raising SAT and ACT scores, expanding vocational education opportunities