POLITICS: Chase Williams Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board

Jan 08, 2024 at 11:55 am by WGNS News

Williams speaking to RCS School Board members about masks during the COVID Pandemic.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Local resident Chase Williams has thrown his hat into the ring for a seat on the Rutherford County School Board. Williams said that he would bring a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to the upcoming election.


In a press release to WGNS, Williams was highlighted as a community activist who has over a decade of dedicated community service. The release showed that Williams pledges a commitment to excellence in education and aims to address the diverse needs of students and teachers.


Expressing his dedication to fostering academic achievement, innovation, and inclusivity, Williams stated, "I am honored to announce my candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board. Our children deserve the very best, and I am committed to working tirelessly to create an environment that fosters their success."

During the COVID Pandemic in 2021, Williams tackled the rights of children and parents with the subject of mask mandates within the schools. He publicly addressed the Rutherford County Board of Education during an October meeting...

Williams reports he has a track record of community leadership and innovation, advocating for policies that prioritize student success and well-being. His platform outlines key focus areas that include elevating academic standards, bridging the digital divide, enhancing community engagement, and supporting teacher development.

The first pillar of Williams' platform is centered around Elevating Academic Standards. He aims to enhance curriculum standards to ensure that Rutherford County students are well-prepared for the challenges of the future. Recognizing the growing importance of technology in education, Williams is also committed to addressing the Digital Divide, ensuring that all students have equal access to essential resources.

Community Engagement is another crucial aspect of Williams' platform. He envisions strengthening the connection between schools and the community, fostering collaboration to address the diverse needs of students. Additionally, Teacher Support and Development hold a prominent place in Williams' priorities, as he recognizes the crucial role educators play in shaping the future.

As Williams embarks on this journey, he invites the community to join him in shaping the future of education in Rutherford County. With a focus on empowerment and inclusivity, he envisions building a school system that allows every student to reach their full potential.

The upcoming election will be an opportunity for residents of Rutherford County to consider the vision and commitment that Chase Williams brings to the table as they make their decision on the future representation of the School Board.


Source: Chase Williams for Rutherford Co. School Board, Zone 6

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