Beckman is originally from Michigan and eventually moved to Arizona to be closer to family. He and his wife own Stoke Interactive, a boutique marketing and web development firm .
Beckman has helped moderate an online parent group with around 5,000 members .
Beckman wants to improve communication between the district and parents. He suggests creating video content to explain topics important to the district, standardizing teacher-to-parent communication, and hosting open meetings with parents .
Beckman believes that being able to offer great benefits and better wages plays a role in the success of students . He wants DVUSD to look for ways to improve benefits and wages .
Special Needs Programs
He will work at the district and state levels to advocate for an accurate cost study to determine the providing of services to special needs students .
Beckman will make sure that parents have a voice in DVUSD through surveys, curriculum review, and communication with teachers and campus/district administration .
Arizona Save our Schools; Stephanie Simacek