Since being elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2011, it has been an honor to serve our community. With your support, we have removed partisan rancor from school board politics, increased stability of student assignments, and returned our central focus to student achievement. These efforts have resulted in my running unopposed for re-election in District 5. I thank you for helping to ensure this outcome and I ask for your vote.
I am committed to continuing this forward momentum as your school board representative for another 2 years. Daily, I invest in education, both in my classroom at NC State University and on the school board, because I believe educating our youth is the highest responsibility of every generation. I cannot, however, do these jobs alone.
I respectfully ask that each citizen vote for candidates who prioritize public education, its excellence and its funding, as part of their governing agendas. I need dedicated public leaders to be elected so I can serve the students, teachers and citizens of Wake County to the best of my ability. I have faith in you, the voters, to choose those who will put our youth first as they build a stronger future for all of us.
Jim Martin’s goal as a Wake County School Board member is to: govern effectively in a non-partisan fashion, exercise fiscal responsibility and bring high quality education to ALL students in ALL schools.