|Gayle Gilmore earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.Ed. from Old Dominion University. She has worked as a guidance counselor for Chesapeake Public Schools and is now a co-pastor .|
When the Chesapeake City Council delegated $2 million to invest in student safety measures and lock school doors during classes after the Parkland shooting, Gilmore stated that more should be done. She wants more emphasis on mental health services and prioritizes getting to the source of such issues .
Gilmore wants students in Chesapeake to have equal opportunity regardless of socioeconomic status. She supports offering competitive pay for teachers making sure the schools are safe and secure . Gilmore has also stated that the school system is lacking in teacher pay and transportation .
No endorsements could be found.
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