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Ann Dickson, Candidate for Coventry School Committee District 1

This is the first time that Dickson has run for public office.

Ann Dickson, Candidate for Coventry School Committee District 1

General InformationName : Ann Marie Dickson 

Date of birth : Not provided
Place of residence : Coventry, RI

Education

College

Attended college : Yes
College : Brown University
Degree : Bachelor of Arts
Year of graduation : 1961

Grad school

University : U. of Connecticut
Degree : Master of Science
Year of graduation : 1964

Ph D.

University : Boston University
Area of research : Educational Leadership: Policy, Planning, and Administration
Year of graduation : 1983

Employment Information

Job titles held : Senior Staff Business Process Analyst
Employers : Schneider-Electric

Political Information

Party affiliation : Other
Party affiliation : Unaffiliated
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: School Committee
Chamber/district: District 1
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : None
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: None

Party HQ

Address 141 Perry Hill Road
Coventry
RI
2816

Campaign Manager

Name : Ann Dickson
Title :

URLs

Facebook : www.facebook.com/DicksonSchoolCommittee

Website:  http://voteforann.weebly.com/about-ann.html

Other facts

I have over 30 years experience in education and business. Managing Coventry's Budget for Education of over $65,000,000 and managing a potential of  $8,450,000 in school bonds requires a professional who understands the importance of using your tax dollars effectively.  I have also been strongly committed to community service my entire adult life. Most recently I served on the Coventry Charter Revision Commission, and I am a member of the Coventry Land Trust.  As a member of the Commission, I supported non-partisan, local elections.  It is important that the voters elect a person at the local level who is experienced in education and business, responsive to the needs of the community, and knowledgeable about budgeting - these are the qualities I bring to the community and the schools.  If elected to the School Committee, I will work on these issues that are most critical for our students:  Raise student performance levels, fix the physical infrastructure at our schools, and improve our high school accreditation rating.  See my web site for a discussion of each of these issues.

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