Allan Kranz seeking seat on Board of Education

We asked all the School District 57 Board of Education candidates to fill out a questionnaire so you may get to know them a little better. We will be running their answers between now and election day.
 
Allan Kranz
 
Why are you running for trustee for School District 57?
Allan Kranz

I have lived in Prince George since 1988, it is time to put something back into the community.

What do you think is the single most important issue facing School District 57?

Changing demographics.

What do you see as the main role of the School District 57 board of trustees?

Realistic long term planning for the future.

Do you support the current sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) curriculum in schools? Why or why not?

Parents have the right to choose and the primary responsibility for their child’s sexual education.

How will you ensure that rural schools are adequately funded, and represented?

Every school in SD57 should have voice with the school board.

If you have one pet project you would like to accomplish as a school trustee, what would that be?

Using technology to improve teaching, not just using technology for technologies sake.

What do you bring to the board table that no other candidate does?

A combination of teaching experience, long term planning experience, and parenting experience gained from three children who have gone through school in SD57.

Recruitment and retention of teachers and support staff is an ongoing issue. What are your thoughts on ways to keep the district properly staffed?

Build relationships with institutions that produce teachers in B.C.

How will you try to ensure public education funding for School District 57 increases?

Present realistic long term plans to the provincial funding authorities.