April Moore Chandler

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

April Moore Chandler graduated from College of Charleston with a BA in Political Science [1, 2]. Chandler is currently a substitute teacher and a staff aide to Algonkian District representative, Atoosa Reaser. Chandler has also worked at a bipartisan government affairs firm, one of Washington’s top law firms, and in the legal department at Capital One. Chandler has volunteered for various local and national civic organizations, including the Loudoun County Democratic Committee, Moms Demand Action, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Together We Will Loudoun, and other groups [1].

Key Issues

Accessibility

Chandler hopes to make all students feel safe at school. Chandler also supports equity initiatives and hopes to make the school facilities maintained fairly. Chandler hopes to give students access to cutting-edge opportunities in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities [1].

Teachers

Chandler hopes to recruit and retain the best teachers by providing competitive wages, creating a supportive and collaborative culture, and improving working conditions [1].

Communication

Chandler hopes to increase transparency and communication for schools [1].

Parental Involvement

Chandler hopes to increase positive partnerships between parents and teachers, and to make parents active participants in problem-solving. Chandler hopes to make citizen engagement easier and work towards overcoming community divides [1].

Endorsements

Loudoun County Democratic Committee; Loudoun Education Association; Moms Demand Action; Everytown for Gun Safety

Sources

1 April for Algonkian
2 LinkedIn
3 VPAP
4 Ballotpedia
5 Facebook
6 Twitter