Mike Valdes

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger


Mike Valdes graduated from Florida International University [3]. He is currently a member of No Left Turn in Education, which encourages parental advocacy against political issues being introduced in schools [4]. Valdes currently works as a construction manager and a businessman, working on budgeting and running teams [1].

Key Issues


Valdes is against the teaching of critical race theory and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan in schools, believing that these would be divisive subjects in the classroom [1]. He wants to include parental input and examine non-academic curriculum. Valdes believes in providing necessary material and giving competitive salaries and benefits to Forsyth teachers [3].


Valdes supports keeping budgets conservative to reduce taxes. He believes in passing legislation that would limit increases in school property taxes to 3% each year [3].

Public Safety

Valdes supports continuing to work with officers from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office to make schools safe [3].


1 FetchYourNews.com

2 Mike Valdes for Forsyth County School Board

3 Facebook 

4 No Left Turn