Kaye Headshot Kaye McGarry
     
      Current At Large Member,
      Charlotte Mecklenburg Board of Education
      2003 - present
 
"I have been a consistent, conservative voice, a good steward of the taxpayers' dollars and a keeper of the public trust.  I have the conviction, skills, experience and commitment to make a difference." - Kaye McGarry, M.Ed.
McGarry's P-A-C-T with the residents of Mecklenburg County:        
       
      Priorities            
           
  • Advance Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools from good to great
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  • Shift tax dollars from administration to the classroom for teachers and students
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  • Build new classrooms at lower costs where the students live
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  • Outsource non-educational functions
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      Actions      
           
  • Advocate expulsion in cases of physical abuse and assault
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  • Partner with community leaders for the best solutions for students
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  • Insist that public education is JOB #1 in Mecklenburg County
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  • Support Dr. Gorman’s initiatives to raise student achievement levels
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  • Strengthen relationships with local, state and federal legislators
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  • Lead board consensus on strategic issues
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  • Seek innovative solutions to construction costs
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      Children      
           
  • Make decisions for students as if they were my own children
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  • Insist on stability in school assignments
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  • Demand safe schools, close to home
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  • Support Dr. Gorman’s initiative to acquire and retain effective educators
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  • Provide the best equipment and resources for teaching and learning
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      Tenacity      
           
  • Sense of urgency to accomplish priorities
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  • Passionate about education
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  • Service to the community
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  • Conservative voice for logic, reason and restraint
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  • Good steward of the taxpayers dollars
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  • Keeper of the public trust
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  • Contributes leadership and professionalism
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