Sumera Rashid

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Sumera Rashid graduated from Rutgers University with a doctorate in dentistry. She is currently the program director and supervising dentist of the dental assisting program at Northern Virginia Community College and is an associate professor at the school as well; she has previously served as the dental director of health centers such as Healthworks for Northern Virginia. She has two kids in the Loudoun County Public School system [1, 2, 3, 4].

Key Issues

Communication

Rashid wants regular communication among stakeholders [1, 3, 4].

Curriculum

Rashid wants to promote a healthy learning environment and give students the resources they need to succeed [1].

Equity

Rashid wants to ensure equal access to all resources and opportunities. She also wants to ensure special education students have necessary resources regardless of their learning styles [1, 3, 4].

Parental Involvement

Rashid wants parents to be regularly informed and to have a seat at the table [1, 3, 4].

School Safety

Rashid wants to boost school security through proactive measures, resources, and screening [1].

Endorsements

Loudoun County Democratic Committee; Sam Rasoul, Virginia State Delegate

Sources

1 Dr. Sumera Rashid
2 LinkedIn
3 Loudoun Now
4 Blue Ridge Leader
5 VPAP
6 Loudoun Times-Mirror
7 Loudoun Democrats