John L. Kirkton
|Candidate for re-election to
the Board of Education,|
Bremen High School
... I grew up in Tinley Park, and
have been a resident of Oak
... My wife Sue and I have two children, both of whom are
Oak Forest High School.
... I bring to the Board more than 30 years of
management experience, supported by a law degree
and an undergraduate
degree in business administration.
... Elected to the District 228 Board in 2007, I have been honored
as the Board’s president for the last 2 years.
“I am running for a third four-year term on the District 228 Board of Education because I want the forward momentum that we have in the District to continue. Among other things, District initiatives have dramatically reduced failures and increased advanced placement opportunities for the students, while maintaining fiscal responsibility. The current Board has been committed to conducting the business of the District with openness and professionalism. I believe that problems are solved through communication and compromise—and by striving to do the right thing for the students rather than settling for the easy or popular answer.”
If I am re-elected, I pledge to represent the District with
—doing what I believe is in
of the students and