Tonia Jaeggi attended Our Lady of the Lake University in the University of Houston . Jaeggi is a real estate agent and owner of the Jaeggi Team Realtors . She has also been involved in volunteering within Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, through which she has dedicated over 5000 cumulative hours at over 30 schools . She has also served as a certified presenter for the Science Resource Center, vision and hearing screener at the Texas Department of State Health Services, volunteer at the Cy-Fair Nature Trails, and PTO officer and sponsor of various school and district programs . In 2021, Tonia was awarded the Community Engagement Award from CFISD for her involvement with the community . In 2022, Jaeggi was named a Heroes for Childrenaward recipient by the Texas State Board of Education .
Tonia Jaeggi wants to create a CFISD Teacher Task Force to address major issues including compensation, training, support, and workload. She would also like to create HR programs such as recruitment referral incentives for educators and realignment of pay grades to address salary compression. She wants to support teachers by seeking to provide Pre-K for children of teachers and expand early learning centers for CFISD employees’ children .
Jaeggi wants to promote school safety by reviewing current policies and procedures, student code of conduct, and current state law to address discipline issues. She would like to create a safe learning environment that promotes mental health and plans to share resources for parents and families. Jaeggi supports re-evaluating current internet firewalls and investing in cybersecurity initiatives to ensure student safety and protect their information. She also hopes to increase substance abuse counselors and programs to focus efforts on education.
Jaeggi plans on establishing improved channels of communications between teachers, parents, and administrators to address concerns, provide resources, and facilitate dialogue. She hopes to achieve this through initiating regular campus-level, community-based events to foster two-way communication and collaboration.
Jaeggi pledges to ensure fiscal responsibility and wants to monitor financial benchmarks including maintaining a low tax rate, superior bond ratings, effective fund balance, and low general administration costs. She also wants to prioritize investments in classroom resources, technology, school safety, and professional development opportunities. She also plans on exploring partnerships with local businesses and organizations to expand funding options and provide additional resources for the district.
Jaeggi believes that investing in STEAM education would foster innovation, problem-solving, and critical thinking for students. She supports promoting personalized learning approaches to meet diverse learning needs.
Jaeggi hopes to improve student well-being and achievement by improving attendance rates and advancing college and career readiness. Within schools, she would like to encourage student voice at the campus level to ensure representation for all students, through student advisory councils or student government.
Cy-Fair TSTA – NEA; Cypress Families for Public Schools; Voice for Public Schools; PTC; Gilbert Sarabia, CFISD Trustee; Julie Hinaman CFISD Trustee; Debbie Blackshear, CFISD Trustee; Jim Cain, Former Superintendent of Klein ISD; Roy Garcia, Former CFISD Associate Superintendent of School Leadership; Bob Covey, Former CFISD Trustee; Patricia Harless, Former Texas State Representative