The Family is the first and most important organization in the community...
Parental involvement and oversight is key to having a safe, functional, and accountable school district. The school district should come alongside parents in both the challenges and victories they experience with their children.
The job of the Lake Pend Oreille School District Board of Trustees should be to complement and involve parents, allowing -- and even welcoming -- parental monitoring of the classroom and athletics.
These are just a few of my priorities for serving the children and families of Lake Pend Oreille School District.
Jalon and his family live in beautiful Cocolalla. He has been married to his wife, Jessie, for over 20 years,. With three boys, three dogs, one cat and multiple chickens and rabbits, it's similar to a zoo at times at their house.
Jalon has dedicated much of his life to the next generations by serving in youth ministries, as well as pastoring. He has organized, managed and led countless missions teams, both foreign and local.
Jalon owns his own handyman business, and his wife also owns an alternative healthcare-system business. He has also led teams in youth athletics, coaching at many different levels, from high school to pee-wee leagues.
Jalon's priorities as an LPOSD trustee member
Be fiscally responsible and accountable to the taxpayers of Bonner County.
Work toward terminating the permanent levy.
Will not allow Critical Race Theory to come into LPOSD in ANY way.
Work toward parental monitoring of the classroom and
Work toward listening to teachers regarding
curriculums and testing standards, not just go blindly with national mandates.
Invest resources needed into the trades and trade schools for students that will not attend college.