Tina Mollica

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Info coming soon.

Key Issues

School Safety

Mollica wants to increase safety in schools by creating a “centralized control system with key card swipes” and a panic button to assist in lockdowns. She wants to provide social workers, behavior specialists, and counselors to allow for early intervention in students’ behavior [1].

Budget

Mollica wants more state funding for public vouchers and opposes the ESA voucher expansion. She wants to eliminate the Aggregate Expenditure Limit [1] and focus on prioritizing teacher and staff salaries, including counselors and social workers [5].

Teachers

Mollica wants to make teacher salaries competitive with other states. She wants to improve teacher retention [1].  

Curriculum

Mollica wants to improve student outcomes and proficiency scores [5]. She is opposed to focusing on curriculum restrictions and book bans and supports Career and Technical Education and Dysart’s partnership with West-Mec [1]. 

Endorsements

Dysart Education Association; Save Our Schools Arizona; Traci Sawyer-Sinkbeil, Dysart Governing Board Member

Sources

1 Official Website
2 AZCentral
3 Vote For Dysart
4 Ballotpedia
5 On Your Ballot