Decatur mom running for School Board

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 24, 2015
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Tasha White

Tasha White, an entrepreneur and mother with children attending City Schools of Decatur, has announced she will run for a seat on the city’s School Board.

White is seeking the District 2, Post B seat being vacated by Julie Rhame.

According to a press release from White’s campaign, “Since becoming a resident of Decatur, she has been very active with Create Community for Decatur. As a member of this diverse group of civic leaders and
community members, she was instrumental in organizing the Black Lives Matter coalition. She has been an active volunteer in her children’s school and recreational activities.”


Her campaign platform …

– Maintain a talented and diverse team of school leaders, teachers and staff who are committed to excellence for all children

– Foster a positive relationship and partnership with the Decatur City Commission in order to achieve mutually beneficial goals

– Ensure each child, regardless of ability level, receives a high quality
education that is equitable and challenging

– Address student growth through fiscally responsible measures maintaining
our community’s high education standards

According to the press release, White holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Tuskegee University. She has served on a local PTO and runs two small home-based businesses. She has three children and two attend schools in the city of Decatur.

The election is Nov. 3. For more details on the upcoming election, click here.

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  • Erika Wilson Wells

    To learn that a civic minded mother, with children in CSD, and a strong community involvement presence is running for CSD School Board is refreshing. Tasha is smart, involved, and focused. With this winning combination CSD Board can’t go wrong!

  • Kenneth White

    What a great asset she will be to the board and our children will benefit. Great that she is running.

  • Jana Johnson-Davis

    Tasha is an involved parent and community activist who has an invested interest in the success of students in the City Schools of Decatur. Tasha will be a strong addition to the CSD School Board.

  • Kelli

    Tasha White’s announcement could not come at a better time! I look forward to this election season to show my support.

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