Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education

Hunter Van Valkenburgh

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Hunter Van Valkenburgh

OUTCOME: Jeff GaynorSimone Lightfoot and Harmony Mitchell were elected to the AAPS board of education. Click here for details of that outcome. For more results, check the Washtenaw County elections site.

Hunter Van Valkenburgh is an attorney specializing in family law, estate planning and probate court work. He’s a former public school teacher and previously ran for AAPS board in 2014, coming in fifth in a race for four seats. This year he is running on a slate with Jeff Gaynor and Harmony Mitchell.

Van Valkenburgh’s 10th-grade twins attend AAPS. He is married to Aina Bernier, a teacher. The family lives in the Water Hill neighborhood.

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Hunter Van Valkenburgh: In The News

Board of Education Candidates Comment (video) – Community Television Network, Oct. 7, 2016

Ann Arbor school board candidates debate school choice, teacher evaluation – MLive, Sept. 29, 2016

Live report from the League of Women Voters candidate forum – AnnArbivore, Sept. 26, 2016

League of Women Voters candidate forum (video) – Community Television Network, Sept. 26, 2016

Three Residents Join Forces To Run For Ann Arbor Schools Board Of EducationWEMU, July 26, 2016

Candidate Press Release – July 25, 2016

Some Ann Arbor parents opt children out of new M-STEP examMLive, April 26, 2015

Meet The Ann Arbor School Board Candidate: Hunter Van ValkenburghWEMU, Oct. 28, 2014

2014 AAPS Board Candidate: Hunter Van ValkenburghAnn Arbor Schools Musings, Oct. 27, 2014

Read pitches from Ann Arbor school board candidates, ask questionsMLive, Oct. 23, 2014