Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education

Jeff Gaynor

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Jeff Gaynor

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.

Jeff Gaynor is a former teacher who retired at the end of the 2015-2016 academic year. His career spanned 38 years, primarily in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. This is his first bid for public office. He is running on a slate with Harmony Mitchell and Hunter Van Valkenburgh.

Gaynor taught for 18 years at Clague Middle School, following 10 years at Bach Open and shorter assignments at Carpenter and Northside elementary schools. Gaynor holds a bachelor’s degree in social studies from the University of Michigan and master’s degree in language arts from Eastern Michigan University. Gaynor has two adult daughters and lives in Ann Arbor.

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Jeff Gaynor: In The News

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

Ann Arbor school board candidates debate school choice, teacher evaluationMLive, Sept. 29, 2016

Live report from the League of Women Voters candidate forumAnnArbivore, 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

Ann Arbor teachers, administration at odds over new evaluation systemMLive, Jan. 24, 2016

Ann Arbor teachers union concerned about new evaluation systemMLive, Dec. 17, 2015