Election Q&A: New Braunfels ISD single-member District 2

Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)



NEW BRAUNFELS



NBISD single-member District 2 board member










Michael Calta




Occupation: real estate broker and owner of Best of TEX Real Estate


Experience: NBISD Board of Trustees for district 2 since 2017; Vice Chair of NBISD Facilities Planning Committee 2016-2017






What would be your top priorities if you are elected?



MC: Add full time Officers/Marshal/Guardians to our elementary campuses, continuously improve remote learning to be able to add a virtual high school option after COVID-19 for students who learn best or have well suited circumstances for remote learning, expand Career & Technical Education offerings for students with the addition of the second high school, expand the use of VR in classrooms to help students more fully experience, engage in and retain learning, create an Adopt-A-Bus Program to raise funds to enhance student learning opportunities. I want to build on the momentum & synergy we have created together over the last 3 years to help our students become even stronger, safer and smarter.









Nancy York




Occupation: retired educator


Experience: high school math teacher for 40 years in Texas






What would be your top priorities if you are elected?



NY: I want to ensure that ALL students in the NBISD are receiving an equal and quality education.

Unfortunately, I experienced several actual school emergency lock-downs as a teacher and understand the need for secure systems with real time communication.


I will make prudent financial and operational decisions for the betterment of our students, faculty, district, and community.


By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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