Thomas William Coniam

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Info coming soon.

Key Issues

Teachers

Coniam believes in increasing teacher salaries from the state legislature and to recruit and retain high-quality teachers [1][6]. 

Budget

Coniam believes in increasing teacher salaries by using at least 20% of the state budget surplus to fund the increase. He opposes the expansion of the ESA program [6].

Curriculum

Coniam does not believe that critical race theory should be taught in the K-12 curriculum. Coniam supports Career and Technical Education (CTE) learning, West-Mec, and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs [1]. 

Parental Involvement

Coniam wants to increase parental involvement by holding more social events and focus groups, along with providing resources for parents to better assist their children in school [1][4]. 

Endorsements

Dysart Education Association; Save Our Schools Arizona.

Sources

1 Vote Coniam
2 Ballot Pedia
3 LinkedIn
4 Youtube
5 AZ Central
6 On Your Ballot
7 Facebook