At the November 1, 2023 House of Delegates meeting, all voting delegates who are members of the Elementary School Teachers functional group had the opportunity to vote for six of the twelve candidates listed below to fill the six unexpired terms for Functional Vice President of Elementary School Teachers on the CTU Executive Board.
At the meeting, elementary school teachers cast 226 ballots. Five candidates received more than 113 votes (50 percent of ballots cast): Rogelio Aguilar, Diane Castro, Joyce Jefferson, Vicki Kurzydlo and Jeannine Woods. Those five will be seated at the next Executive Board meeting to fulfill the remainder of the term.
Of the remaining candidates, Michelle Correa and Wendy Weingarten received the greatest number of votes. In accordance with the rules and procedures for the election of these positions, a runoff election between them, to be held at the December 6, 2023 House of Delegates meeting, will determine who fills the remaining vacancy for the rest of the term.
|151||66.8%||Rogelio Aguilar||Marquette School of Excellence|
|52||23.0%||Ana Bolotin||Prieto Math & Science Academy|
|66||29.2%||Natasha Carlsen||Camras Children’s Engineering School|
|150||66.4%||Diane Castro||Lorca Elementary School|
|85||37.6%||Michelle Correa||Peterson Elementary School|
|25||11.1%||Darnell Dowd||Ray Elementary School|
|114||50.4%||Joyce Jefferson||Beasley Academic Center|
|156||69.0%||Vicki Kurzydlo||Sauganash Elementary School|
|26||11.5%||Marrissa Seidler||Burbank Elementary School|
|77||34.1%||Gabriel Sheridan||Ray Elementary School|
|82||36.3%||Wendy Weingarten||LaSalle II Magnet School|
|155||68.5%||Jeannine Woods||Haines Elementary School|
Thanks and congratulations to these new Elementary Teacher Functional Vice Presidents and to all twelve of the teachers who stepped up to serve our union members.