My name is Jill Dennin and I have served on the school board for the past 3 years and am running for re-
election. My husband Ned and I have lived in Boyertown for 30 years and have four boys who all
attended BASD. I am running again because I believe that all students in our district deserve an equal
opportunity to an outstanding education and at the same time realize that the funding for education
comes from taxpayer dollars and it is my responsibility to make sure the money is spent in a fiscally
responsible manner. I also believe in the value of rigorous courses and extra-curricular activities in
driving student achievement and enabling all students to succeed.
I have a degree in Political Science and Public Policy and worked in State/Federal Relations for the
Governor of Connecticut. During my years at home raising four boys I was busy volunteering in the
schools and community. I was the PTO President Bear Fever Coordinator to name a few. I also worked
for 7 years as a substitute teacher in the district (I resigned as a substitute when elected to the school
board). As a substitute teacher, I saw the educational system from the student, parent, teacher and
administrative perspective. This experience fueled my passion for public education and educational
advocacy. As a current school board member, I serve on the PSBA legislative council, and represent
Boyertown on the BCIU.
Thanks to the excellent education provided in the Boyertown schools, all four of our boys attended
selective universities. Three are working in their chosen professions and my youngest is a sophomore at
Penn State. Although my children were successful at Boyertown and chose a college track, I realize that
we must provide an education for all students to be career and/or college ready including funding and
promoting the BCTC (Berks County Technical Center) and partnering with the business community. We
can always improve our educational outcomes for our students. As your school board member, I will
advocate for opportunities and improved achievement for all students while making sure that every tax
payer dollar counts.
For more information can contact Jill Dennin at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to my facebook page Jill
Dennin for BASD school board.