Political advertisement paid for by Heather Sheffield.
Heather loves the Eanes ISD community and wants to serve the children and taxpayers. She has a two children currently attending Eanes ISD schools. Heather is passionate about making sure that ALL children get the best education possible. She believes in transparency and engaging students, parents, teachers, staff and other district stakeholders. Heather understands the needs and concerns of our community and she is a good listener. She and her family are grateful that Eanes is already an exemplary and innovative school district and she is willing to do the work to make it even better.
Professionally, Heather is a Business Development Rep for Capital Title of Texas. She has spent the last several years working as a pro-bono advocate. Her experience in business, as an advocate, and as a former 1st grade teacher, along with her volunteer work, lead her to run for the school board. She has held almost every possible volunteer role within a school, including PTA President. Since moving to Eanes ISD with her husband and two children, Heather has been extremely involved at both the campus and district level as well as at the Capitol. Heather attended almost all of the EISD Board Study Sessions and Board Meetings along with the 2018-2019 Bond Advisory Committee meetings For three years before being elected to the Board. She founded the group Eanes Advocates in 2017 and sat on the District Leadership Team from 2016-2019. She was an original member of the Envision Eanes committee and was a member of the 2018-2019 calendar committee along with the Eanes ISD Legislative Priority committee for the 86th Legislative Session and the Special Education Parent Working Group. Heather supports the Eanes Education Foundation and proudly served on the EEF Teacher Fund Committee. She was also instrumental in helping to pass the “Penny Swap & Drop”/Tax Ratification Election (TRE). Heather has gone to great lengths to learn about and understand the complicated school finance system in Texas.
Heather is the current Board President of the grassroots group, Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA). She testifies at the State Board of Education meetings and at House and Senate hearings at the Capitol often on behalf of Eanes Advocates, Decoding Dyslexia, TAMSA, and Texans for Public Education. Heather is invited to and regularly attends Texas Education Agency stakeholder meetings and was selected to be a parent participant on the Texas Education Agency’s Special Education Teacher Certification Policy Forum. Heather is also a Volunteer Deputy Registrar, a proud, member of the Junior League of Austin and the National Charity League.
Heather would be honoured to have your vote to continue her service on the Eanes ISD school board to preserve, protect and defend Eanes ISD in Place 6.
Heather‘s family supports her but she won’t win without your help. You can help by endorsing her, by putting a sign in your yard, by sending out an email about Heather’s campaign, by sharing the page “Heather for Eanes ISD” on Facebook and/or by donating. You can also host a coffee or a campaign party! Become one of “Heather’s Helpers” today!
Heather is a strong and proven advocate for children. She has extensive experience at the campus and district level but also with the State Board of Education, the Texas Education Agency and at the Capitol.
Your donation is greatly appreciate! Please show Heather that you have her back. Give today to help our district in the future.
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