Candidate Survey: Belinda Queen for Prince George’s County Board of Education, District 6
AA Degree in Accounting, Certifcation in Word Processing, Public HS Graduate of Northwestern HS
Current Elected Member of PGC Democrat Central Committee, Community Activist, Vice Chair of the Central Coalition of PGC, Appointed Member of the Park and Recreation Advisory Board.
Why are you running for office?
Change and Transparency
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
My Grandmother Mable Luckett was my Role Model. The reason why is She prepared and taught me to have the heart for the people and the Passion to Serve.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
The Bill of Rights because it’s the law that protect the Individual freedom of Everyone.
What is your favorite book about education, and why?
I would have to say it’s a toss between Who move my Cheese and BOSS the Movement. BOSS the Movement teaches us our birthrights of confidence, courage, hope, belief and faith. This helps our youth people Develop and build confidence and self/esteem. Who move my Cheese has helps me adapt to the change in time and generations.
What will be your top priority on the Board of Education?
Putting Kids FIRST
What is the biggest issue facing your county schools?
Social Equality of Education
What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland schools?
Equality, Transparency and Sustainability
Have you read your county schools curriculum? If so, which parts do you like and which parts do you dislike?
I like the Specific credit requirements, I dislike the HSA Requirements
What is your position on school spending?
Adjustments and reallocation of funds needed
Please identify the three areas which you believe should be prioritized when it comes to school funding
Classroom Technology/Computers, School Maintenance, Teacher Pay
What is your position on teacher tenure?
What is your position on standardized testing?
What is your position on classroom size?
Do you believe the Board of Education should having taxation authority?