Friends to Elect Dottery Butler-Washington,
Bridget Perras, Treasurer
I am running for the Charles County Board of Education, District 3 seat
because I believe that our public education is closely linked to the success of our community. Investing in our students now mean a vibrant future for Charles County. In order to provide every student with the education they deserve. I believe if I am a member of the Charles County Board of Education, I would revisit the vision, create a structure to support the vision, and be accountable to the public. We must also advocate for our students at every opportunity. I believe I am the right candidate to represent the District 3 community and have the best interest of all students in the school district.
Altering the manner of election for certain members of the Charles County Board of Education by specifying that members be elected from certain county commissioner districts; providing for the ballot requirements for a certain election; requiring the State Board of Elections to declare the election of certain candidates; providing for the qualifications of the elected members of the county board; authorizing the student member of the county board to vote on all matters before the board, with certain exceptions; etc.
A Pentagon program manager has become the second candidate in the inaugural race for a District 3 Charles school board seat.
Dottery Butler-Washington, 53, of Waldorf entered the 2022 board of education race on Sept. 8. Butler-Washington, who manages IT systems in the Pentagon and White House, decided to run for school board due to the role public education plays in strengthening the community.
“Investing in our students now means a vibrant future for Charles County,” she said. If elected, one of Butler-Washington’s main goals would be to redirect funds from the proposed Fresh Start Academy back into the school system for psychologists to help students with behavioral issue.
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