Tiffany L. Polifko

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Tiffany Polifko is a former public and private school special education teacher, having served for over 20 years. Polifko currently serves as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst [1, 4, 5, 8].

Polifko got involved with the Loudoun County School Board in March 2021 when she became concerned about what her middle-school son was being taught after he was given an English assignment related to critical race theory [3].

Polifko has been endorsed by the Loudoun County Republican Committee [10].

Key Issues

Curriculum

Polifko does not support socio-political ideology in students’ school curriculum [2].

Teachers

Polifko wants to reduce the amount of responsibilities of teachers, and she believes that teachers are currently being burdened, forcing them to leave their teaching positions [1].

Parental Involvement

Polifko wants parents to have a large say in their children’s education. Polifko wants to focus on student literacy, especially because of losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic [1, 4]

Budget

Polifko wants to fund teacher pay rather than new resources and institutions. Polifko also wants to increase teacher training [1].

LGBTQIA+

Polifko does not support policy 8040, a policy that has teachers refer to students by their preferred names and pronouns without consulting parents [4].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Tiffany for Broad Run
2 PACT
3 The Daily Signal
4 YouTube
5 Doc Spot
6 Loudoun Times
7 Loudoun Now
8 Facebook
9 Twitter
10 The Washington Post