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Teresa Jaworski


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Teresa Jaworski

Candidate in the 2014 Seven Oaks - 3 School Ward race.

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Questionnaire Response

Why did you decide to run in the 2014 School Board Election?

I care, I want to make a difference. I have always had a strong belief in the value of education and its role in shaping our future. Our children are the leaders of tomorrow I am committed to student success and maintaining standards of excellence in education to ensure each child achieves to the best of their ability. I care deeply about our schools and children and I am confident in my believe that I can make a difference. I also would like to continue the work the Division is doing with its commitment to equity. Excellence and equity for all children. .

What experience will you bring to compliment your role as School Trustee?

Proudly represented my community as a Trustee for eight years. - I have been a long time resident of Seven Oaks School Division, Garden City eleven years and West Kildonan fifteen years. - B.Sc. Chemistry and Molecular Biology. - As a Trustee I have been active in the Division as: Chair of Negotiations Board/ Teaching Assistants, Chair of Policy Committee, member of Educational Leave Committee, member of Accident Review Committee, member of Board Staff Committee, member of Board Student Liaison Committee. - Through Manitoba School Boars Association{MSBA}: member of The Manitoba Addictions Awareness Committee and member of MUST Fund Committee. - Participated in professional development: conferences and seminars facilitated by MSBA, CSBA, NSBA and AERA. - Program on Negotiations at Harvard Law School.

What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as School Trustee, and why are these issues important to you?

  • I will always stand for our children: - That education is an amazing experience for each and every child. - That each and every child has a success story. -That each and every child being educated to lead "fulfilling lives within the world as moral people and contributing members of society."
  • For our children to thrive they must be given all the necessary tools and supports: - We must ensure that our schools and classrooms have best possible learning conditions -- are safe and caring for all .- We must ensure that our schools are ready and able to meet the needs of all our learners - each and every child achieves to the best of their ability - We must ensure that our Public Education System is the best it can be - For we are educating our Nation and shaping our future.
  • I feel the ultimate reward is seeing our students walk across the stage to receive their diplomas and knowing we have done our best to prepare them for their next stage of life whether it be college, university or workforce.

What is one thing in particular that you appreciate about the school ward or school division you wish to represent?

  • Knowing that some children are disadvantaged means accepting the responsibility to help them overcome the obstacles they face - poverty, disability, racism.
  • In Seven Oaks our Board has worked hard to remove barriers to participation and help parents make end meet by eliminating fees associated with the education, no cost for field trips and school activities, free or low cost after hour and summer programs, low cost school supplies, free lunch supervision, learn to swim and learn to skate programs. Middle Years students are provided with band instruments free of charge.
  • We provide rich educational opportunities to students who would otherwise go without them.
  • We do it all "one kid at a time" and we do it all to make a difference.

Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?

I very much enjoy being a Trustee. I feel a sense of satisfaction and enjoyment because I know that I am helping students parents and my community. - As your Trustee I worked hard and advocated for: - Equity in funding. - Fair and equal taxation for our community. - safe, caring, respectful and inclusive school communities. - Equity in education, meeting the needs of all our learners. - "Making poverty a history"- child poverty initiatives in Seven Oaks School Division. - Establishment of Student Support Services in our High Schools. - Eliminating school fees associated with the education. - Fee reduction for My Camp and other summer programs. - Fee reduction for the Summer School. - Expansion of summer programs {BEEP} throughout the Division. - Breakfast Program in all schools. I respectfully ask my community for continued support.

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School trustee election results

Friday, 24 October 2014

Teresa Jaworski — 4,524, or (20.11 per cent); • Edward Ploszay — 4,398 votes (19.55 per cent); • Claudia Sarbit — 4,218 votes, or (18.75 per cent). Winnipeg School Division Ward 8 (one elected) • Mike Babinsky — 3,520 votes (57.35 per cent ...

It's election day — get out and vote

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Today — Weds., Oct. 22 — is municipal election day across Manitoba. Here's a list of all the candidates running for city councillor and school trustee in areas served by The Times. All polling stations in Winnipeg are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. For ...

Seven Oaks School Division, Ward 3 candidates

Monday, 20 October 2014

The candidates running for school trustee in the Seven Oaks School Division's Ward 3 are challengers Karen Beaudin and Baljit Gill, who are vying for seats currently held by incumbents Teresa Jaworski, Edward Ploszay, Claudia Sarbit and Richard Sawka, ...

Voters send aboriginal school trustees packing

Friday, 29 October 2010

School Trustees · Seven Oaks: Ward 3. Oct 14th 11:39 PM 0. WARD 3: 4 ELECTED BY ACCLAMATION. None responded with answers to the questions. Teresa Jaworski. Edward Ploszay. Advertisement ...

Incumbent school trustees fall all over town

Thursday, 28 October 2010

They'll need a few weeks just to remember each others' names around the school board table in St. James-Assiniboia School Division -- only three incumbent trustees are coming back. Two incumbents lost their seats Wednesday and four retired. It's one of ...

Pay attention, class

Saturday, 25 September 2010

School Trustees · Seven Oaks: Ward 3. Oct 14th 11:39 PM 0. WARD 3: 4 ELECTED BY ACCLAMATION. None responded with answers to the questions. Teresa Jaworski. Edward Ploszay. Advertisement ...

School board contests shrink

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Six acclamations, 10 retirements, and the fewest candidates since amalgamation. Winnipeg's school boards are a mixed bag, with all four incumbents in Ward 3 of Seven Oaks acclaimed and eight candidates for four seats in Ward 2.

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