Office sought: School Board Member Community Consolidated School District 168
Name: Angela R. Cox
Address: 2054 222nd Place, Sauk Village, Ill. 60411
Date of birth: July 17, 1966
Facebook: Angela Cox
Twitter handle: Linksmom43
Education: Bachelor’s, criminal justice, University of Detroit
Master’s, security administration, University of Detroit
Master’s, human resources, Central Michigan University
Currently attending Argosy University Online for Ed.D in organizational leadership
Occupation, employer: Currently work as substitute teacher in Districts 168 and 167
On-call banquet server for Georgios Banquets and Odyssey Country Club
Please list all sources of income:
Spouse, spouse’s employer: Ford Motor Company
Children, age of children, children’s employer (if applicable): Lanell L. Cox II age 8
Please list any relatives, including in-laws, who are employed by a government agency at the federal, state or local levels. What are their job titles and with what agency are they employed? n/a
What other elected offices have you sought? What year?
This is my first run for a political office.
Have you ever been arrested or charged with a crime? If so, for what? What was the disposition? No
Do you have any criminal convictions on your record? If so, for what? What was your sentence? No
Political (elected or significant appointment) experience: None,
In your view, what are the two most important issues facing your constituents? How would you address those issues?
To ensure that the children of the district get the tools that they need to be successful in their educational pursuits.
Please explain something significant you would like to accomplish within the next two years if you are elected to the office to which you aspire.
I would like to see the test scores increase, I would like to children to be able to do more things outside the class rooms. More exposure to the arts and be able to explore the great culture that the surrounding communities have to offer them.
Please explain how you believe the office you’re seeking can help in creating local jobs.
I don’t believe this office will be able to create local jobs. I would like to see more educators that live in the village be able to work in the school districts.
Do you believe the current way Illinois pays for education is working? If so, why? If not, why not? What would you change?
I am unaware of any negative feedback on this subject.
Would you make any changes to the budget of the governing unit to which you are seeking elected office? If so, what?
Are there any other issues you want to bring to the public’s attention? If so, what?
I would just like to make a difference for the children of District 168. I want them to receive the best educational opportunities that can be achieved. I would also like more parents to become involved in shaping their the children’s futures.