Dr. Jill Underly
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Reps. Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan Endorse Jill Underly for Superintendent


By - Mar 2nd, 2021 11:04 am

HOLLANDALE, Wis. — Pecatonica Area School District Superintendent and candidate for Wisconsin State Superintendent Jill Underly announced today she has received the endorsement of U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan.

“I’m glad to endorse Dr. Jill Underly for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Wisconsin schools and the communities they serve will be stronger for her leadership,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “Jill’s experience as a teacher and administrator in rural and urban districts alike gives her the perspective to serve all Wisconsin students. She will work tirelessly so that every child, regardless of their zip code, race, or socioeconomic status, has the resources they need to succeed.”

“We need someone at the helm of our public schools who will champion students, their families, and our educators, and Dr. Jill Underly is that leader. Jill shares my commitment to closing opportunity gaps and has taken real steps as Superintendent to address racial equity in her own school district,” said Rep. Gwen Moore. “I’m proud to endorse Jill Underly to be our next State Superintendent and I hope you’ll join me in voting for her.”

“Jill Underly is running on a platform that focuses on supporting mental health, universal early education, fair funding that prioritizes our public schools and disrupting the inequities that plague Wisconsin’s education system,” said Rep. Mark Pocan. “I am endorsing Jill Underly because she is a passionate educator and experienced administrator who will keep our kids at the heart of every decision.”

See all of Jill Underly’s endorsers here.

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