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    Shae Ashe (Dem) Congressional Staffer

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Campaign Phone (610) 308-6195
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Education Bachelor of Science in Finance from Norfolk State University c/o 2014 and Norristown Area High School c/o 2008
Qualifications Shae Ashe is a graduate of Norristown Area High School(08) and the son of a former Norristown Area School District (NASD) School Board Director. He graduated with a degree finance at Norfolk State University, where he developed a passion for meaningful budget reform for public schools. As a nonprofit executive and Congressional Staffer, Shae intends to bring a fresh perspective to the board with his experience in constituent services and community engagement.
Twitter @Shaeashe
Municipality Norristown
County Montgomery County
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district Norristown Area School District
Shae is committed to bringing a fresh perspective on the board through community engagement, technology, and transparency. He would like to ensure there is better outreach with constituents on the school district’s successes and opportunities. Second, he would like to expand STEM opportunities beyond the typical school day beginning at an earlier age. Finally, he would work with the board to increase transparency on board policies and procedures such as the budget process and board initiatives.
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Campaign Phone (610) 630-8921
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Education Degree: Journalism/Public Relations. Completed several industry training programs. Completed company Executive Development program (highest level in the company). Member of the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Board with the company's CEO.
Qualifications Current vice president of the school board and is completing his first 4-year term on the board. He is a 22-year resident of East Norriton with 2 children, one a graduate of NAHS and the other a current sophomore. He chairs the facilities and is on several other committees. He has volunteered as a coach in the community and is an executive leader at the 26th largest staffing firm in the country. He is recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in his industry in North America.
Twitter @phillyrivera
Municipality East Norriton
County Montgomery
district Norristown Area School District
Student Achievement/Support - We must continue to improve student achievement. We are updating the curriculum in key areas and looking to partner with companies and the community to help our kids succeed. Look for additional ways to support our children both inside and outside of school. I'm proud of our free lunch program.

Financial Responsibility - Hold the line on taxes.

Communication/Transparency - Continue to improve communication and inspire trust in our leadership and the district.
Campaign Phone (610) 212-3975
Education BA in Communications - The Pennsylvania State University MBA in Management - Eastern University
Qualifications -15 years of experience in higher education -P&L experience managing multi-million dollar budget -Experience supporting development of teacher professional development -10+ years of leading and managing teams
Municipality East Norriton
County Montgomery County
district EN 2-2
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