Carine Werner

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Carine Warner is running for election to the SUSD Board. She owns a Real Estate Investment and Development Consultancy with her husband. She is a member of the Supplemental Curriculum Committee and English Language Development Task Force, as well as the director of Arizona Parents’ Rights in Education, a parent-advocacy organization [1, 2].

Key Issues

COVID-19

Werner does not support the mask mandate [8].

Transparency

Werner supports the Arizona Parents’ Bill of Rights and believes parents have the right to know what the child is taught. She supports parents making medical decisions and letting parents decide if sex-ed is right for their child. Werner wants budget, curriculum, and club transparency [1].

Budget

Werner supports reducing spending on social media marketing. She hopes this will facilitate more money for in-class education [1].

Community

Werner supports parent volunteers [1].  She wants to increase trust in the administration and school board by building partnerships with the school board, administration, parents, and the community [3].

Education

Werner supports a clear and measurable strategy for improving academic scores. She wants to build programs for reading, arithmetic, etc and does not support discourse such as Culturally Responsive Teaching [1].

LGBTQIA+

Werner believes there is a group of Scottsdale teachers who focus more on gender and sexuality. She wants to reduce the teachings of gender and sexuality because she believes it harms the majority of students [7].

Sports

Werner believes that closing summer sports in May 2020 earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic was very harmful. She began a campaign to reinstate summer sports and maintain the extracurricular activity of athletics [3].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Werner for SUSD
2 Twitter
3 Scottsdale Progress
4 Facebook
5 Scottsdale Unified School Districts
6 Arizona Daily Independent
7 Breitbart
8 Rose Law Group Reporter
9 LinkedIn