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ISTA NEA Board of Directors: Candidate statement

The following statement was prepared by the candidate for the office of the ISTA NEA Board of Directors. The statement has been printed in its entirety, unabridged, as it was received, but limited to 200 words or fewer. ISTA Rules Governing Elections, (III. A., 2., b. and c.) prohibit the use of Association staff and equipment on behalf of any candidate for Association office. The election for the office listed below will be held at the 2018 ISTA Representative Assembly on April 21 in Indianapolis.


My name is Hilda Kendrick-Appiah and I am seeking re-election as NEA Director. I want to continue to work for all ISTA members at the national level. I want to continue to promote Public Education in a positive manner using a strong voice. Public Education is the lifeline of educating our students. I have worked hard to communicate to Senators and Representatives in Washington, D.C. that funding must continue to help maintain public education.

My promise to you, if re-elected, to the NEA Board, I will continue to fight for educators. I will work hard for educational concerns of funding for public education, testing, educator evaluations, student achievement, student attitudes and behaviors, and healthcare issues for students and educators. I will continue to be an advocate for our students, for public education and for you, ISTA members, at the state and national level.

Together we can educate people about the respect all who work in public education deserve!!!

I’m Hilda Kendrick-Appiah, candidate for NEA Director. Please Vote Hilda Kendrick-Appiah for NEA Director for Indiana!!!!

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