-1 ) { And on the topic at hand, Mahaffey said a poll went to NC and Wake County families, finding that roughly 30% of parents prefer virtual only, 30% preferred a hybrid option and 30% preferred all in-person schooling. { } .td-header-wrap .black-menu .sf-menu > li > a:hover, .tds-social3 .tdm-social-item { .td-close-video-fixed { ... School Board Candidate District 8 Steve Bergstrom. var tds_logo_on_sticky=""; .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, } } var td_animation_stack_effect="type0"; font-family:Montserrat; .td-weather-information:before, "; .page-nav .current, .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a:after, I love receiving invitations to go see the work that is happening by our incredible teachers and administrators. Wake County school board candidate Steve Bergstrom said the video is the latest example of how he thinks schools “continue to present inappropriate material, and … font-size:12px; BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 1: 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING : Melissa Hlavac: 21,635: 56% : Ryan Armstrong: 11,777: ... Steve Bergstrom: 29,365: 37% : Write-In (Miscellaneous) 771: 1%: WAKE CO. BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 9 ... NC DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DISTRICT 8 SEAT 6: 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING : Annette W. Turik (R) 51,469: 57% : Greg Rouse (D) .td-header-style-12 .td-affix, color: #1e73be; The current board just voted unanimously to extend the present SRO contract. "position": 2, It’s so important. font-weight:600; During my tenure on the board we also saw the addition of Apex Friendship Middle School to our community. font-family:Montserrat; .logged-in-as a:hover, } .tds-title3 .tdm-title-line:after, .td-search-form-widget .wpb_button:hover, return tdLocalCache.data[resource_id]; .td-category-header .td-pulldown-category-filter-link:hover, Also: Friendship Elementary School is opening in 2022, not in 2024 as originally noted. var td_ad_background_click_target=""; } font-family:Montserrat; Promote and expand social and emotional learning in our schools. .td_top_authors .td_mod_wrap:hover .td-authors-name a, background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); } .td_block_template_16 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, https://ourtownapexnc.com/candidate-interview-lindsay-mahaffey border-color: transparent transparent #1e73be transparent; .td-trending-now-wrapper:hover .td-trending-now-title, .block-title > span, Steve Bergstrom, District 8. font-family:Montserrat; .block-title, } .td-weather-top-widget .td-weather-header .td-weather-city, tdLocalCache = { .single-product .product .summary .cart .button:hover, border-color: #1e73be transparent transparent transparent !important; #bbpress-forums li.bbp-header .bbp-reply-content span a:hover, .td-smart-list-dropdown-wrap .td-smart-list-button:hover, With the help of our County Commission (the Board of Education does not have taxing authority), I was proud to vote for a 3% raise for our non-certified staff and bring Bus Driver Salaries to $15/hour. .td_block_categories_tags .td-ct-item:hover { Expanding broadband access is difficult, as broadband is not a utility in North Carolina. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td-normal-menu .current-menu-ancestor > a, box-shadow: 0 4px 26px #1e73be; } .td-subcat-filter .td-subcat-list a:hover, In District 9, board member Bill Fletcher is challenged by Daniel Madding and … ( function () { var td_ajax_url="https:\/\/ourtownapexnc.com\/wp-admin\/admin-ajax.php?td_theme_name=Newspaper&v=10.3.9.1"; ,{ #bbpress-forums .bbp-topic-freshness a:hover, .page .td_quote_box, .page-nav .current, Many of our high schools offer African American literature and African American history. var td_ad_background_click_link=""; .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-item .td-cur-simple-item, News &Views | Info & Ideas | Local & Universal. Being able to retain quality teachers is always important. .td-search-close a:hover i { #td-outer-wrap .td-header-sp-top-widget .td-social-icon-wrap { He advocates for transparency between the board and the community. .top-header-menu li a:hover, I would love to see the full restoration of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. htmlTag.className += ' ie10'; .mfp-content .td-login-button:active, .td-theme-wrap .td-header-menu-social { With the explosive growth Apex has seen in the past 20 years, school crowding has been a very big issue. Episode 48 NC State Senate District 17 Candidates. That is incumbent Lindsay Mahaffey and challenger Steve Bergstrom. font-weight:600; .logged-in-as a:hover, .tds-button6 i, var tds_more_articles_on_post_pages_distance_from_top=0; I have brought forward policy and perspective that centers on our students, trusts our teachers and strengthens our growing community. } .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title:after { filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='rgba(0,0,0,0.7)', endColorstr='rgba(0,0,0,0.8)', GradientType=0 ); } .td-category-header .td-pulldown-category-filter-link:hover, .td-subcat-filter .td-subcat-list a:hover, .td-theme-wrap .header-search-wrap .result-msg a:hover { .td_block_template_9 .td-block-title:after, color: #1e73be !important; font-family:Montserrat; .td-smart-list-button:hover, .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .cur-sub-cat { "position": 4, Goal 3: Increase educator preparedness to meet the needs of every student by 2025 NC State Board of Education 301 N. Wilmington Street 6302 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27601-2825 Phone: (984) 236 - 2245 Fax: (984) 236 - 2348 www.ncpublicschools.org } .td_block_trending_now .entry-title, text-transform:uppercase; var td_magnific_popup_translation_tPrev="Previous (Left arrow key)"; } .td-pulldown-syle-3 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more i, font-family:Montserrat; .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a, White Oak Elementary where many Apex students attend also is capped in the lower grade levels. } 616 likes. .wpb_default:hover, .td_block_text_with_title blockquote p, Subscribe by email. .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, } .td_category_template_3 .td-current-sub-category, } } Father of four and U.S. Air Force veteran, Steve Bergstrom, is now a commercial pilot and brings experience in budget management from his time working for the Department of Defense. font-weight:600; } I consider this position my full time job. Monday-Friday 8am-7:30pm, Saturdays 8am-1pm* and Sundays 1pm-6pm. .td_block_template_14 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .tds-button5:hover i, } Please follow and like Steve Bergstrom for Wake County School Board. .td-load-more-wrap a:hover, Bottom row from left is Steve Bergstrom of District 8, Chris Heagarty of District 7 and Lindsay Mahaffey of District 8. .td-footer-wrapper .widget_product_search input[type="submit"]:hover, 10/6/2020. On the virtual forum was current board member representing District 7, made up of mostly Morrisville and Leesville areas,Chris Heagarty for district 7. .widget_display_topics .bbp-author-name, .td_block_trending_now .entry-title, .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .current-menu-item > a, htmlTag.className += ' td-md-is-android'; this.ajax_pagination_infinite_stop = ''; //show load more at page x .bbp_widget_login .button:hover, The seats representing western Wake County on the Wake County Public School System’s School Board are for districts 7, 8 and 9. text-transform:uppercase; } .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td-mega-menu .td-post-category:hover, background: rgba(0,0,0,0.7); color: #222222; We have an excellent opportunity to have our voices heard on the board. } .footer-social-wrap a:hover, I asked him to reconsider, because this blog is for all Apexians, not just one side or another. } .td-pulldown-syle-2 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more span, } “We have people on one side that want us to open up schools tomorrow and they write to me and say that COVID is a hoax and this whole thing is a political agenda. div.wpforms-container .wpforms-form div.wpforms-submit-container button[type=submit], I was elected to the school board in 2016 and again in 2018. } .white-popup-block:after { var td_magnific_popup_translation_tCounter="%curr% of %total%"; I have other people that write to me saying that we can’t open schools until there’s a proven vaccine that’s been going on for months and anything else is just killing people,” said Heagarty. .td_block_template_7 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .top-header-menu .current-category-ancestor > a, color: #000000; .td_quote_on_blocks, He grew up in Wake County Schools and now has two kids in middle school. background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); .vc_tta-container .vc_tta-color-grey.vc_tta-tabs-position-top.vc_tta-style-classic .vc_tta-tabs-container .vc_tta-tab.vc_active > a, text-transform:uppercase; .td_outlined_btn:hover { .block-title > label, Lots of candidates were invited, but there are so many more need to hear .tdm-menu-active-style5 .td-header-menu-wrap .sf-menu > .current-category-ancestor > a, "; These relationships have been critical for advocating for our schools not only in Apex, but all around Wake County. this.found_posts = 0; //from wp .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-display-option:hover i, Steve Bergstrom Wake Schools District 8 As a veteran, I fought for our country, but that fight isn’t over -- for me it’s just on another front. .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, var td_magnific_popup_translation_image_tError="The image #%curr% could not be loaded. color: #222222; District 2 Gregory Hahn District 3 Roxie Cash (I) Districts 4, 5 & 6 - District 7 Rachel Mills District 8 Steven Bergstrom District 9 Karen Carter Wake County Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Scott Lassiter Paid for by Wake County Republican Party … } In addition to handing out technology and having a helpdesk to support families, the district has recently modified policy so we can better support asynchronous learning. That wasn’t specified on their website or their Facebook event page. color: #1e73be; text-transform:uppercase; Heagarty is finishing up his first term on the board representing part of NW Cary in the Panther Creek High School area. .td-social-icon-wrap > a:hover, .td-grid-style-1.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .block-mega-child-cats a { text-transform:uppercase; background: -webkit-gradient(left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.7)), color-stop(100%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8))); .tds-button1, border-color: #000000; .td_block_template_5 .td-block-title > *, .td-big-grid-post .entry-title { } } In District 8, board member Lindsay Mahaffey is running against Steve Bergstrom. The third candidate, Daniel Madding, has withdrawn his candidacy. .td_outlined_btn, font-family:Montserrat; } font-size:10px; Info + Ideas. As she runs for a second term, she says her three guiding pillars are to support students, trust teachers and strengthen the community. .td-pulldown-syle-2 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more i, background: -o-linear-gradient(top, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); background: -webkit-gradient(left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.7)), color-stop(100%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8))); "itemListElement": [ } .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-item .td-cur-simple-item, Doubling down on his points, Bergstrom said, “The PPE is there, the ability is there, I just think that the leadership needs to step up and say how we are going to do this.”. .td_wrapper_video_playlist .td_video_controls_playlist_wrapper, color: #1e73be !important; .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, Our Town, Apex NCimg#wpstats{display:none} .mfp-content .td-login-button:hover { .td-post-template-11 .td_block_related_posts .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, As a Board we have discussed having an Equity policy in our district. } .td-theme-wrap .td-aj-search-results .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, Lindsay Mahaffey for Wake County Schools District 8. .sf-menu > li:hover > a:after, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, .td_block_exchange .td-exchange-header:before, if ( -1 !== navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Safari') && -1 === navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Chrome') ) { } color: #000000; line-height:54px; Here’s a brief recap of what each candidate had to say about themselves. #td-outer-wrap .td-header-sp-top-widget .td-social-icon-wrap { font-size:16px; Bergstrom disagreed in saying that it is not an untenable situation and reaffirmed that parents like him do not feel heard and most want their kids back in Schoo full-time with safety measures in place. } .block-title > label, text-transform:uppercase; .td-header-top-menu .td-drop-down-search .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, } .td-subfooter-menu li a:hover, .td-theme-wrap .td_mod_mega_menu:hover .entry-title a, background-color: #1e73be; "; .td-header-sp-top-menu .td_data_time { .tdm_block_list .tdm-list-item i, .sf-menu ul .td-menu-item a { District 8 (one seat) Steve Bergstrom. “The data is all over the map.”. Pre-COVID, WCPSS was in discussions with a local government to pilot a Peacebuilders program to help students with conflict resolution. } { Incumbent member of the school board, Bill Fletcher, has represented Cary since 2013. “I have been able and committed to reaching across to people who have different points of view, different ideas and different perspectives on how we should operate our schools and how we need to serve our students,” said Fletcher. .mce-content-body blockquote p, cite a:hover, .white-popup-block:after { WCPSS has an office of Equity Affairs that was created in response to a civil rights complaint in order to help improve the school experience for our children of color as well as our students that identify as a part of the LGBTQIA community. } } .td-grid-style-1.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, exist: function (resource_id) { .td-404-sub-sub-title a:hover, .widget_calendar tfoot a:hover, .td-trending-now-wrapper:hover .td-trending-now-title, Carter is a Triangle native with a degree and experience in social work. Lindsay Mahaffey was first elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .cur-sub-cat { .td_block_template_5 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-display-option:hover, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, Wake Soil … .td-search-form-widget .wpb_button:hover, .td_top_authors .td_mod_wrap:hover .td-author-comments-count, .td-search-wrap-mob { line-height: 54px; .tdm-menu-active-style3 .tdm-header.td-header-wrap .sf-menu > .sfHover > a, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, .widget_calendar tfoot a:hover, (function(){ .td-post-template-11 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, #bbpress-forums .bbp-forum-title:hover, Episode 48 NC State Senate District 17 Candidates. } .td-trending-now-title, .td-mega-span h3 a:hover, Lindsay Mahaffey was first elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. .header-search-wrap .td-drop-down-search:before { text-transform:uppercase; #bbpress-forums li.bbp-header .bbp-reply-content span a:hover, Local / Universal. a.vc_btn-black:hover, font-size:12px; .td_block_template_5 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, } .td_block_template_11 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, I believe that system racism is ingrained in our society, during my tenure on the board we have seen horrific acts of overt racism. .td-grid-style-5.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, No signup or install needed. Since being elected in 2016, I have been advocating for more schools to fit the growing population around my district, and I am excited for the upcoming openings in 2022 of Apex Friendship Elementary (which was initially going to be a small elementary school, but with the cooperation of the Town of Apex we were able to get more land and make it a larger elementary school), as well as Felton Grove High School. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu ul .td-menu-item > a:hover, ul.sf-menu > .menu-item > a { .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu ul .current-menu-ancestor > a, var tds_more_articles_on_post_enable=""; ,{ Her challenger is Steve Bergstrom, a veteran who boasts managing billions in contracts for the Department of Defense. .wpb_tabs li:hover a, background-color: #000000; .dropcap, } #bbpress-forums .bbp-pagination .current, .post .td_quote_box, Taken together, once these schools are built we should be in better shape from a school capacity standpoint. } .td_outlined_btn:hover { .td_block_template_2 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, htmlTag.className += ' td-md-is-firefox'; .td_block_template_12 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td_block_template_1 .td-related-title, .sf-menu > .sfHover > a:after, .block-title > span, .td-header-wrap .black-menu .sf-menu > .sfHover > a, var td_get_template_directory_uri="https:\/\/ourtownapexnc.com\/wp-content\/plugins\/td-composer\/legacy\/common"; .tdm-menu-active-style3 .tdm-header.td-header-wrap .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a, .td-post-content blockquote p, font-weight:600; cite a:hover, .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .tdm-menu-active-style5 .td-header-menu-wrap .sf-menu > .sfHover > a { The Board has refined the code of conduct in order to help close that disparity and there is more work to do. .td-theme-wrap .td-mega-menu .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover { He's the father of four, a 12-yr Veteran of the USAF, and a pilot for a Major Airline. #bbpress-forums .bbp-topic-permalink:hover, .sf-menu > .sfHover > a:after, border-color: #1e73be; .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .sfHover > a { } .block-title, .td-header-wrap .black-menu .sf-menu > .current-category-ancestor > a, He grew up in Wake County Schools and now has two kids in middle school. color: #222222; No signup or install needed. I have personal relationships with elected officials across the four municipalities I represent, our County Commissioners, as well as our Legislative Delegation. .td_module_18 .td-read-more a:hover, First and foremost is adherence to the North Carolina standard of study. .td-post-template-11 .td-related-title .td-related-left:hover, .td_block_template_8 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td-pulldown-syle-3 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more span, .td-mobile-content .sub-menu a { .td-post-small-box a:hover, I spent a year teaching in the French public school system and have gone back for my Masters in Teaching Social Science. { .td-author-url a:hover, var tdDateNamesI18n={"month_names":["January","February","March","April","May","June","July","August","September","October","November","December"],"month_names_short":["Jan","Feb","Mar","Apr","May","Jun","Jul","Aug","Sep","Oct","Nov","Dec"],"day_names":["Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday"],"day_names_short":["Sun","Mon","Tue","Wed","Thu","Fri","Sat"]}; .top-header-menu > li, a.vc_btn-black:hover, Knowing that the Social and Emotional health and well being of our students is important to academic success, WCPSS has many schools that have embraced Circles, a 20 minute check in for students to connect and build relationships with their teachers and peers. .tdm-btn-style2 { In the 2020 General Election, the candidates for the Wake County School Board will be voted on by district. } .td-smart-list-dropdown-wrap .td-smart-list-button:hover, To see a schedule of our Building Program visit: https://www.wcpss.net/Page/26898. border-color: #000000; font-size:12px; .td_top_authors .td-active .td-author-comments-count, .footer-social-wrap a:hover, } color: #000000; } this.is_ajax_running = false; .comment-content blockquote p, border-color: transparent transparent #1e73be transparent; Currently representing District 8 on the Wake County School Board. 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School Board Candidate District 8 Steve Bergstrom. var tds_logo_on_sticky=""; .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, } } var td_animation_stack_effect="type0"; font-family:Montserrat; .td-weather-information:before, "; .page-nav .current, .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a:after, I love receiving invitations to go see the work that is happening by our incredible teachers and administrators. Wake County school board candidate Steve Bergstrom said the video is the latest example of how he thinks schools “continue to present inappropriate material, and … font-size:12px; BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 1: 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING : Melissa Hlavac: 21,635: 56% : Ryan Armstrong: 11,777: ... Steve Bergstrom: 29,365: 37% : Write-In (Miscellaneous) 771: 1%: WAKE CO. BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 9 ... NC DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DISTRICT 8 SEAT 6: 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING : Annette W. Turik (R) 51,469: 57% : Greg Rouse (D) .td-header-style-12 .td-affix, color: #1e73be; The current board just voted unanimously to extend the present SRO contract. "position": 2, It’s so important. font-weight:600; During my tenure on the board we also saw the addition of Apex Friendship Middle School to our community. font-family:Montserrat; .logged-in-as a:hover, } .tds-title3 .tdm-title-line:after, .td-search-form-widget .wpb_button:hover, return tdLocalCache.data[resource_id]; .td-category-header .td-pulldown-category-filter-link:hover, Also: Friendship Elementary School is opening in 2022, not in 2024 as originally noted. var td_ad_background_click_target=""; } font-family:Montserrat; Promote and expand social and emotional learning in our schools. .td_top_authors .td_mod_wrap:hover .td-authors-name a, background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); } .td_block_template_16 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, https://ourtownapexnc.com/candidate-interview-lindsay-mahaffey border-color: transparent transparent #1e73be transparent; .td-trending-now-wrapper:hover .td-trending-now-title, .block-title > span, Steve Bergstrom, District 8. font-family:Montserrat; .block-title, } .td-weather-top-widget .td-weather-header .td-weather-city, tdLocalCache = { .single-product .product .summary .cart .button:hover, border-color: #1e73be transparent transparent transparent !important; #bbpress-forums li.bbp-header .bbp-reply-content span a:hover, .td-smart-list-dropdown-wrap .td-smart-list-button:hover, With the help of our County Commission (the Board of Education does not have taxing authority), I was proud to vote for a 3% raise for our non-certified staff and bring Bus Driver Salaries to $15/hour. .td_block_categories_tags .td-ct-item:hover { Expanding broadband access is difficult, as broadband is not a utility in North Carolina. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td-normal-menu .current-menu-ancestor > a, box-shadow: 0 4px 26px #1e73be; } .td-subcat-filter .td-subcat-list a:hover, In District 9, board member Bill Fletcher is challenged by Daniel Madding and … ( function () { var td_ajax_url="https:\/\/ourtownapexnc.com\/wp-admin\/admin-ajax.php?td_theme_name=Newspaper&v=10.3.9.1"; ,{ #bbpress-forums .bbp-topic-freshness a:hover, .page .td_quote_box, .page-nav .current, Many of our high schools offer African American literature and African American history. var td_ad_background_click_link=""; .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-item .td-cur-simple-item, News &Views | Info & Ideas | Local & Universal. Being able to retain quality teachers is always important. .td-search-close a:hover i { #td-outer-wrap .td-header-sp-top-widget .td-social-icon-wrap { He advocates for transparency between the board and the community. .top-header-menu li a:hover, I would love to see the full restoration of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. htmlTag.className += ' ie10'; .mfp-content .td-login-button:active, .td-theme-wrap .td-header-menu-social { With the explosive growth Apex has seen in the past 20 years, school crowding has been a very big issue. Episode 48 NC State Senate District 17 Candidates. That is incumbent Lindsay Mahaffey and challenger Steve Bergstrom. font-weight:600; .logged-in-as a:hover, .tds-button6 i, var tds_more_articles_on_post_pages_distance_from_top=0; I have brought forward policy and perspective that centers on our students, trusts our teachers and strengthens our growing community. } .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title:after { filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient( startColorstr='rgba(0,0,0,0.7)', endColorstr='rgba(0,0,0,0.8)', GradientType=0 ); } .td-category-header .td-pulldown-category-filter-link:hover, .td-subcat-filter .td-subcat-list a:hover, .td-theme-wrap .header-search-wrap .result-msg a:hover { .td_block_template_9 .td-block-title:after, color: #1e73be !important; font-family:Montserrat; .td-smart-list-button:hover, .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .cur-sub-cat { "position": 4, Goal 3: Increase educator preparedness to meet the needs of every student by 2025 NC State Board of Education 301 N. Wilmington Street 6302 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27601-2825 Phone: (984) 236 - 2245 Fax: (984) 236 - 2348 www.ncpublicschools.org } .td_block_trending_now .entry-title, text-transform:uppercase; var td_magnific_popup_translation_tPrev="Previous (Left arrow key)"; } .td-pulldown-syle-3 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more i, font-family:Montserrat; .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a, White Oak Elementary where many Apex students attend also is capped in the lower grade levels. } 616 likes. .wpb_default:hover, .td_block_text_with_title blockquote p, Subscribe by email. .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, } .td_category_template_3 .td-current-sub-category, } } Father of four and U.S. Air Force veteran, Steve Bergstrom, is now a commercial pilot and brings experience in budget management from his time working for the Department of Defense. font-weight:600; } I consider this position my full time job. Monday-Friday 8am-7:30pm, Saturdays 8am-1pm* and Sundays 1pm-6pm. .td_block_template_14 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .tds-button5:hover i, } Please follow and like Steve Bergstrom for Wake County School Board. .td-load-more-wrap a:hover, Bottom row from left is Steve Bergstrom of District 8, Chris Heagarty of District 7 and Lindsay Mahaffey of District 8. .td-footer-wrapper .widget_product_search input[type="submit"]:hover, 10/6/2020. On the virtual forum was current board member representing District 7, made up of mostly Morrisville and Leesville areas,Chris Heagarty for district 7. .widget_display_topics .bbp-author-name, .td_block_trending_now .entry-title, .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .current-menu-item > a, htmlTag.className += ' td-md-is-android'; this.ajax_pagination_infinite_stop = ''; //show load more at page x .bbp_widget_login .button:hover, The seats representing western Wake County on the Wake County Public School System’s School Board are for districts 7, 8 and 9. text-transform:uppercase; } .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td-mega-menu .td-post-category:hover, background: rgba(0,0,0,0.7); color: #222222; We have an excellent opportunity to have our voices heard on the board. } .footer-social-wrap a:hover, I asked him to reconsider, because this blog is for all Apexians, not just one side or another. } .td-pulldown-syle-2 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more span, } “We have people on one side that want us to open up schools tomorrow and they write to me and say that COVID is a hoax and this whole thing is a political agenda. div.wpforms-container .wpforms-form div.wpforms-submit-container button[type=submit], I was elected to the school board in 2016 and again in 2018. } .white-popup-block:after { var td_magnific_popup_translation_tCounter="%curr% of %total%"; I have other people that write to me saying that we can’t open schools until there’s a proven vaccine that’s been going on for months and anything else is just killing people,” said Heagarty. .td_block_template_7 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .top-header-menu .current-category-ancestor > a, color: #000000; .td_quote_on_blocks, He grew up in Wake County Schools and now has two kids in middle school. background: linear-gradient(to bottom, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); .vc_tta-container .vc_tta-color-grey.vc_tta-tabs-position-top.vc_tta-style-classic .vc_tta-tabs-container .vc_tta-tab.vc_active > a, text-transform:uppercase; .td_outlined_btn:hover { .block-title > label, Lots of candidates were invited, but there are so many more need to hear .tdm-menu-active-style5 .td-header-menu-wrap .sf-menu > .current-category-ancestor > a, "; These relationships have been critical for advocating for our schools not only in Apex, but all around Wake County. this.found_posts = 0; //from wp .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-display-option:hover i, Steve Bergstrom Wake Schools District 8 As a veteran, I fought for our country, but that fight isn’t over -- for me it’s just on another front. .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, var td_magnific_popup_translation_image_tError="The image #%curr% could not be loaded. color: #222222; District 2 Gregory Hahn District 3 Roxie Cash (I) Districts 4, 5 & 6 - District 7 Rachel Mills District 8 Steven Bergstrom District 9 Karen Carter Wake County Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Scott Lassiter Paid for by Wake County Republican Party … } In addition to handing out technology and having a helpdesk to support families, the district has recently modified policy so we can better support asynchronous learning. That wasn’t specified on their website or their Facebook event page. color: #1e73be; text-transform:uppercase; Heagarty is finishing up his first term on the board representing part of NW Cary in the Panther Creek High School area. .td-social-icon-wrap > a:hover, .td-grid-style-1.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .block-mega-child-cats a { text-transform:uppercase; background: -webkit-gradient(left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.7)), color-stop(100%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8))); .tds-button1, border-color: #000000; .td_block_template_5 .td-block-title > *, .td-big-grid-post .entry-title { } } In District 8, board member Lindsay Mahaffey is running against Steve Bergstrom. The third candidate, Daniel Madding, has withdrawn his candidacy. .td_outlined_btn, font-family:Montserrat; } font-size:10px; Info + Ideas. As she runs for a second term, she says her three guiding pillars are to support students, trust teachers and strengthen the community. .td-pulldown-syle-2 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more i, background: -o-linear-gradient(top, rgba(0,0,0,0.7) 0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8) 100%); background: -webkit-gradient(left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, rgba(0,0,0,0.7)), color-stop(100%, rgba(0,0,0,0.8))); "itemListElement": [ } .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-item .td-cur-simple-item, Doubling down on his points, Bergstrom said, “The PPE is there, the ability is there, I just think that the leadership needs to step up and say how we are going to do this.”. .td_wrapper_video_playlist .td_video_controls_playlist_wrapper, color: #1e73be !important; .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, Our Town, Apex NCimg#wpstats{display:none} .mfp-content .td-login-button:hover { .td-post-template-11 .td_block_related_posts .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, As a Board we have discussed having an Equity policy in our district. } .td-theme-wrap .td-aj-search-results .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, Lindsay Mahaffey for Wake County Schools District 8. .sf-menu > li:hover > a:after, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, .td_category_template_4 .td-category-siblings .td-category a:hover, .td_block_exchange .td-exchange-header:before, if ( -1 !== navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Safari') && -1 === navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Chrome') ) { } color: #000000; line-height:54px; Here’s a brief recap of what each candidate had to say about themselves. #td-outer-wrap .td-header-sp-top-widget .td-social-icon-wrap { font-size:16px; Bergstrom disagreed in saying that it is not an untenable situation and reaffirmed that parents like him do not feel heard and most want their kids back in Schoo full-time with safety measures in place. } .block-title > label, text-transform:uppercase; .td-header-top-menu .td-drop-down-search .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, } .td-subfooter-menu li a:hover, .td-theme-wrap .td_mod_mega_menu:hover .entry-title a, background-color: #1e73be; "; .td-header-sp-top-menu .td_data_time { .tdm_block_list .tdm-list-item i, .sf-menu ul .td-menu-item a { District 8 (one seat) Steve Bergstrom. “The data is all over the map.”. Pre-COVID, WCPSS was in discussions with a local government to pilot a Peacebuilders program to help students with conflict resolution. } { Incumbent member of the school board, Bill Fletcher, has represented Cary since 2013. “I have been able and committed to reaching across to people who have different points of view, different ideas and different perspectives on how we should operate our schools and how we need to serve our students,” said Fletcher. .mce-content-body blockquote p, cite a:hover, .white-popup-block:after { WCPSS has an office of Equity Affairs that was created in response to a civil rights complaint in order to help improve the school experience for our children of color as well as our students that identify as a part of the LGBTQIA community. } } .td-grid-style-1.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, exist: function (resource_id) { .td-404-sub-sub-title a:hover, .widget_calendar tfoot a:hover, .td-trending-now-wrapper:hover .td-trending-now-title, Carter is a Triangle native with a degree and experience in social work. Lindsay Mahaffey was first elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu .td_mega_menu_sub_cats .cur-sub-cat { .td_block_template_5 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-display-option:hover, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, Wake Soil … .td-search-form-widget .wpb_button:hover, .td_top_authors .td_mod_wrap:hover .td-author-comments-count, .td-search-wrap-mob { line-height: 54px; .tdm-menu-active-style3 .tdm-header.td-header-wrap .sf-menu > .sfHover > a, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, .widget_calendar tfoot a:hover, (function(){ .td-post-template-11 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, #bbpress-forums .bbp-forum-title:hover, Episode 48 NC State Senate District 17 Candidates. } .td-trending-now-title, .td-mega-span h3 a:hover, Lindsay Mahaffey was first elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. .header-search-wrap .td-drop-down-search:before { text-transform:uppercase; #bbpress-forums li.bbp-header .bbp-reply-content span a:hover, Local / Universal. a.vc_btn-black:hover, font-size:12px; .td_block_template_5 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, } .td_block_template_11 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, I believe that system racism is ingrained in our society, during my tenure on the board we have seen horrific acts of overt racism. .td-grid-style-5.td-hover-1 .td-big-grid-post:hover .td-post-category, No signup or install needed. Since being elected in 2016, I have been advocating for more schools to fit the growing population around my district, and I am excited for the upcoming openings in 2022 of Apex Friendship Elementary (which was initially going to be a small elementary school, but with the cooperation of the Town of Apex we were able to get more land and make it a larger elementary school), as well as Felton Grove High School. .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu ul .td-menu-item > a:hover, ul.sf-menu > .menu-item > a { .td-theme-wrap .sf-menu ul .current-menu-ancestor > a, var tds_more_articles_on_post_enable=""; ,{ Her challenger is Steve Bergstrom, a veteran who boasts managing billions in contracts for the Department of Defense. .wpb_tabs li:hover a, background-color: #000000; .dropcap, } #bbpress-forums .bbp-pagination .current, .post .td_quote_box, Taken together, once these schools are built we should be in better shape from a school capacity standpoint. } .td_outlined_btn:hover { .td_block_template_2 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, htmlTag.className += ' td-md-is-firefox'; .td_block_template_12 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td_block_template_1 .td-related-title, .sf-menu > .sfHover > a:after, .block-title > span, .td-header-wrap .black-menu .sf-menu > .sfHover > a, var td_get_template_directory_uri="https:\/\/ourtownapexnc.com\/wp-content\/plugins\/td-composer\/legacy\/common"; .tdm-menu-active-style3 .tdm-header.td-header-wrap .sf-menu > .current-menu-ancestor > a, .td-post-content blockquote p, font-weight:600; cite a:hover, .td_block_template_9 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .tdm-menu-active-style5 .td-header-menu-wrap .sf-menu > .sfHover > a { The Board has refined the code of conduct in order to help close that disparity and there is more work to do. .td-theme-wrap .td-mega-menu .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover { He's the father of four, a 12-yr Veteran of the USAF, and a pilot for a Major Airline. #bbpress-forums .bbp-topic-permalink:hover, .sf-menu > .sfHover > a:after, border-color: #1e73be; .tdm-menu-active-style4 .tdm-header .sf-menu > .sfHover > a { } .block-title, .td-header-wrap .black-menu .sf-menu > .current-category-ancestor > a, He grew up in Wake County Schools and now has two kids in middle school. color: #222222; No signup or install needed. I have personal relationships with elected officials across the four municipalities I represent, our County Commissioners, as well as our Legislative Delegation. .td_module_18 .td-read-more a:hover, First and foremost is adherence to the North Carolina standard of study. .td-post-template-11 .td-related-title .td-related-left:hover, .td_block_template_8 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td-pulldown-syle-3 .td-subcat-dropdown:hover .td-subcat-more span, .td-mobile-content .sub-menu a { .td-post-small-box a:hover, I spent a year teaching in the French public school system and have gone back for my Masters in Teaching Social Science. { .td-author-url a:hover, var tdDateNamesI18n={"month_names":["January","February","March","April","May","June","July","August","September","October","November","December"],"month_names_short":["Jan","Feb","Mar","Apr","May","Jun","Jul","Aug","Sep","Oct","Nov","Dec"],"day_names":["Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday"],"day_names_short":["Sun","Mon","Tue","Wed","Thu","Fri","Sat"]}; .top-header-menu > li, a.vc_btn-black:hover, Knowing that the Social and Emotional health and well being of our students is important to academic success, WCPSS has many schools that have embraced Circles, a 20 minute check in for students to connect and build relationships with their teachers and peers. .tdm-btn-style2 { In the 2020 General Election, the candidates for the Wake County School Board will be voted on by district. } .td-smart-list-dropdown-wrap .td-smart-list-button:hover, To see a schedule of our Building Program visit: https://www.wcpss.net/Page/26898. border-color: #000000; font-size:12px; .td_top_authors .td-active .td-author-comments-count, .footer-social-wrap a:hover, } color: #000000; } this.is_ajax_running = false; .comment-content blockquote p, border-color: transparent transparent #1e73be transparent; Currently representing District 8 on the Wake County School Board. 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