Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 12, 2013

Page to run for Kemp ISD

Special to the Review
The Athens Review

Athens — Lynda Page is a candidate for the Kemp ISD Board of Trustees, Place 7. The election is scheduled for May 11, with early voting April 29 through May 7.

“My vision for Kemp ISD is one of accountability, transparency and respect,” said Page.  “As an elected representative of the Kemp ISD community, I will strive toward moving the school district in a positive direction. My primary focus while serving on our Board of Trustees will be student-centered, continually promoting educational excellence for all of our youth.  My decisions will be made with a well-informed mind, a caring and prayerful heart, and a watchful eye. Our community deserves a stable, financially sound school district. Our teachers and staff deserve a strong, supportive instructional atmosphere. Our children deserve a positive, secure learning environment. I have devoted my life to children and their education.”

Page grew up in Norphlet, Arkansas, and graduated from high school there in 1967. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Social Science from Henderson State University in 1970; a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading from Southern Arkansas University in 1985; and a Master of Science in Library Science degree with a minor in Educational Media and Technology from East Texas State University, now Texas A & M Commerce, in 1989.

Lynda and her husband, Edward Page, are the parents of six grown children. They have been Kemp ISD property owners since 1982, and have been residents of the school district for the past 10 years.

Page retired as Assistant Superintendent of Business for Crandall ISD in 2003. She managed Crandall ISD’s business and finance for the last 10 years of her tenure there. She was also Director of Media and Technology for CISD from 1991-1994. Page is currently the District Librarian for Scurry-Rosser ISD, a position she has held since 2004. Her experience in the field of education spans 41 years and additionally includes Kaufman ISD (1986-1991), Borger ISD (1985-1986), and 13 years as a classroom teacher in the Arkansas Public Schools of Norphlet, El Dorado, and Urbana, as well as an instructor for the 4-C Council, Union County, Arkansas. Her professional certifications in the state of Texas include: Superintendent, Mid-Management Administration, Supervisor, Learning Resource Specialist, Reading Specialist, Gifted & Talented Education, and Elementary Education.