Who: Nancy Jester
When: Friday (5/9) @ 8:30pm
Where: This Post
Nancy Jester is a tireless advocate for children and taxpayers in Georgia. She has grassroots experience working to improve education. She’s served on school councils and as the founding president of a public school foundation. Nancy was also elected to serve on the DeKalb Board of Education and became the first person to find and publish deceptive budgeting practices that plundered the accumulated reserves of the 3rd largest school system in Georgia.
Nancy Jester began her career working as an actuarial consultant in Georgia and Texas. Upon starting her family, she devoted her time to improving the educational lives of children. Nancy hosts regular community meetings around the metro area; bringing together elected officials, education experts, advocates and parents to discuss current education topics in Georgia. She has also served as a consultant to a charter school organization. Nancy is a member of The Rotary Club of Dunwoody. She is also a member of the Conservative Policy Leadership Institute, Class of 2014. Nancy remains a sought-after speaker and hosts a web radio show discussing current education topics.
Nancy grew up in Georgia and earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She and her husband, Stanley, have three children that all attend public school.
“I want to transform Georgia’s Department of Education into a vigorous and diligent advocate for the children and taxpayers of Georgia. The department has many smart and hard-working professionals who are capable of doing great things for Georgia. I will lead them with clarity and purpose to improve the educational lives of Georgia’s children and provide prudent oversight for the taxpayers of our state.” –Nancy Jester