2023 Board of Education Candidates

Tim White
Tim White
*Running for reelection

Jeff Falk
Jeff Falk

Thomas White
Tom White

Faith Ham
Faith Ham
*Running for reelection


Our Priorities

We will continue to deliver on the things we know are important to you.

  • A high-quality school system that gives each student the opportunity to reach his or her full potential
  • A disciplined budget process that balances the needs of students and taxpayers
  • A plan for the future that includes proactive oversight of new school construction and facility modernization projects.


Our Commitment

We love our town. As your elected representatives:

  • We will always give our community a platform to be heard
  • We will build on our record of academic excellence
  • We will always standup for local control of our school district
  • We will continue to broaden educational and career opportunities by partnering with local trades and businesses


Our Accomplishments

How we’ve delivered for you:

Responsive Community Engagement

  • Conducted open forums for parents to voice their questions, priorities and concerns directly to the BOE and school administrators.
  • Added Public Comment to all Board and Committee meetings
  • Encouraged direct communication between parents and BOE members

Fostered Academic Excellence

  • We kept our schools open during COVID
  • Worked closely and proactively with school administration through the Curriculum and Policy committees to provide proper oversight
  • Norton School Blue Ribbon Award recipient
  • 2022 recipient of CABE Leadership Award from the CT Association of Boards of Education
  • Continued growth in student achievement as measured by the Smarter Balanced Assessment and Next generation Science standards
  • Successful passage of Next Generation Schools Initiative

Advocated for Cheshire’s parents, students and taxpayers

  • Instituted BOE Legislative Committee (State level)
  • Continually Informed Cheshire’s legislative representatives of our priorities and challenges
  • Provided ongoing feedback and testimony on legislation that impacted our schools
  • Engaged in a thorough review of the school budgets and ensured fiscal responsibility