Deana Griffiths graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a human resources bachelor’s degree and graduate certificate. She works as a Direct Placement Recruiter at Adecco and volunteers with the Heritage Girls and LCPS [1, 8].
Griffiths supports more necessary educational services for special needs students .
Griffiths wants to increase transparency about financial matters by providing regular updates about spending areas. She also wants to continuously evaluate budgets to look for unnecessary spending .
Griffiths wants to ensure schools are striving towards academic excellence and have the latest technology for students. Furthermore, Griffiths supports merit-based education, more vocational and STEM education, and focusing on writing, reading, math, and accurate US history [1, 2, 3, 4].
Griffiths says teachers spend too much time disciplining students and not teaching .
Griffiths wants more transparency about the sexual assault investigation from 2021 .
Griffiths wants parents to be more involved in their children’s education by maintaining communications [3, 4].
Griffiths wants to invest in more school resource officers, anti-bullying programs, and mental health services, as well as increase transparency between schools and parents about this matter [1, 3].
Griffiths advocates for ongoing professional development, competitive salaries and benefits, a healthy work environment for teachers, and higher teacher retention and morale. Additionally, she wants to remove the administrative weight placed on teachers and school leaders [1, 3].
Loudoun County Republican Committee; Renew Virginia PAC; Dick Black, former Virginia State Senator