Katie Speert (candidate for Carroll County Board of Education in 2022) posted a video message today on social media (Facebook) where she announced that she will be withdrawing from the race for Board of Education.
Here is that video message:
Noted in the video message: Together We Own It has a chance to receive funding though a partnership the school system. Katie Speert is the Executive Director of the Together We Own It organization. Katie felt like this funding would provide a conflict of interest and as such has left the race for Board of Education in 2022.
Katie also announced that as of today she is founding the Carroll County Education Foundation. An organization serving students, teachers and schools with a mission to strengthen education in Carroll County through advocacy, investment of resources and innovation.
As a reminder…although Katie will not be actively seeking this office in 2022 her name will be on the ballot:
View the ballots for Carroll County residents here: https://elections.maryland.gov/elections/2022/primary_ballots/Carroll.pdf
This announcement makes the active candidate list running for Carroll County of Education the following:
- Tara Battaglia
- Patricia Ann Dorsey
- Amanda Jozkowski
- James Miller
- Pat Sands
- Tom Scanlan
- Steve Whisler
View additional information about the candidates here: