To request an absentee ballot, contact Lynn Carey either by phone, email, or at the district office:
105 Casey Rd
East Amherst, NY 14221
Absentee ballots are also available in the Main Office of any WCSD school during normal business hours (7:30am-4:30pm). If you email your request, please include "Application" in the subject line.
The voter will need to complete an absentee ballot application and return to the District Clerk by May 10th if the application is to be mailed to the voter OR the day before the election, May 16th, if the ballot is to be delivered in-person at District Office to the voter.
If the application meets all of the required criteria and the applicant is a qualified voter, the District Clerk may issue an absentee ballot. The absentee ballot will be mailed or available for pick up for those who completed the application at the District Office sometime after April 21st.
Once application and absentee ballot is requested a packet, with application included (if not completed), can be mailed out or picked up at the District Office.
Several options are available when turning in packet:
1. Return completed application and ballot by mail according to instructions in the packet.
2. Place ballot in the locked drop box located outside of the entry to WCSD District Office (105 Casey Road, E. Amherst, NY 14221)
3. Return to the District Office during regular office hours (7:30am - 4:30pm on school days.)
I am seeking election to the Board of Education to make a positive difference. I am uniquely qualified as a teacher of 24 years, special ed parent, and Williamsville resident. I hope to help all students reach their potential. I want to make sure all students and teachers can be successful in their classroom. Lastly, I want to explore ways to make Williamsville a leader in providing services for special education students.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
· Special education
· Mental health
· District must be open to helping children more directly
· Learning loss/Academics
· Emily (22), Williamsville CSD Graduate
· David (19), Williamsville North High School
· Buffalo Public Schools Teacher at Hutchinson Technical High School
· B.A. Political Science, Syracuse University
· Master of Education, University of Buffalo
· AYB Basketball Coach, 2010-2016
· Assistant Coach, Unified Basketball, Hutch Tech High School
· Member of Williamsville Septsa (Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association)
Public education can be the most powerful tool we have to create social mobility, a strong community and engage the next generation. I am seeking election because our district needs brave and creative board leaders that will help restore the trust and relationship between parents, faculty, students, and the administration. I believe I am such a leader that is both capable and energized to address the many critical issues facing our district today and the years ahead.
“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start from where you are and change the ending.”
· Rebuilding Trust in the School Community
· Learning Loss/Academics
· Equal Opportunities for All Students Regardless of District Building
· Jack, Heim Middle School
· Ben, Heim Elementary School
· Attorney, Merchants Insurance Group
· J.D., University at Buffalo Law School (2008)
· B.A. Fairfield University, (2004)
· Williamsville Jr. Flag Football | Team Parent
· Amherst Soccer | Volunteer & Coach (2010, 2015-2019)
· Women’s Bar Association | Local Director
· Leadership Niagara (Class of 2015)
· DRI | Industry Vice Chair, Insurance Coverage & Claims
· Defense Attorneys of New York (DANY) | Amicus Committee member
· Reading for Entertainment and Education
· Organizational Leadership
· Youth Sports and Athletics
· Meditation and Yoga
· Animal Rescue
Jessica can be contacted via email at Foscolo4SchoolBoard@gmail.com
I would like to run for the board to be a voice for students, teachers, and parents in the Williamsville community. I will utilize my skills in analytic-based thinking and problem solving to assist with helping to influence the fiscal health of the district. In addition, a focus on excellence in education, along with student and teacher health and wellness, supporting a whole-child approach. This will give our students the foundation they need to become well-rounded healthy individuals, equipped with a solid education and important life skills to help them reach their full potential. I believe in quality public education, and I am excited to contribute and help to improve our Williamsville schools!
“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha
· Advancing Education
· Fiscal Responsibility
· "Teach the whole child"
· Henry, Forest Elementary School
· Director, Sales Executive at Conduent
· B.A. in Computer Science and Accounting, University at Buffalo
· School Wellness Awareness Project (SWAP) | Executive Director
· Ninja Warrior
· Enjoying the outdoors