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Plainfield board of education candidates’ forum set for Feb. 23

2/7/2017, 8:02 a.m.
Voters are invited to attend a District 202 school board candidates forum set for Feb. 23 in Plainfield.

The six candidates running for the District 202 Board of Education on April 4, 2017 have been invited to attend a special public forum and answer questions about their vision for District 202 at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017.

The CAPE parent organization will host the forum at the District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard Street, Plainfield. The program is free and open to the community. It will be recorded and posted on the District 202 web site.

The forum will feature a formally-moderated question and answer session. An informal “meet and greet” with the candidates will follow the forum. Light refreshments will be served.

Four of the Board of Education’s seven seats are up for election this year. Board President Michelle Smith is not running for re-election. The six candidates are (in alphabetical order):

· Nabeeha Bakhrani

· David Koch (incumbent)

· Michael Robey

· William Slabich Jr. (incumbent)

· Robert Smith

· Rod Westfall (incumbent)

CAPE is District 202’s committee for the Coordination of Administration and Parent groups for Educational efficiency.