Letter to the editor: Amber Baker dedicated and passionate about schools


I am thrilled to endorse Amber Baker for the Ridgefield School Board. Having had the privilege of getting to know Amber as a fellow district parent at various school, community and sporting events over the years, I can wholeheartedly attest to her dedication and passion for our school system. In these crucial times, it is imperative that we have individuals like Amber at the helm, committed to fostering transparency and promoting excellence in our schools.

Amber’s unwavering commitment to honest and open communication is particularly noteworthy. She understands that these are the bedrock upon which trust in our educational system is built. We are at a critical juncture in our district, and now, more than ever, we need leaders who are willing to champion openness and accountability.

Amber’s determination to find a new superintendent who values transparency and school excellence at every level of the district is a testament to her unwavering dedication to our children’s education. This dedication will not only foster trust within the community but also garner much-needed support for the upcoming bonds and future levies that will determine the future of our schools.

Amber’s genuine care for our students and school community is evident in her every action. She has consistently shown a deep-seated commitment to ensuring that our children receive the best possible education. Her leadership experience and strong moral compass will undoubtedly help steer the school board in a positive direction, ensuring that the needs and aspirations of all students and their families are given the utmost priority.

I have every confidence that with Amber Baker on the Ridgefield school board, our educational system will thrive. She is the advocate we need to ensure that transparency and school excellence are not just buzzwords, but core principles that guide our district. I wholeheartedly endorse Amber Baker as the candidate who will lead us toward a brighter and better future for our schools, our children and our entire community.

Elizabeth J. Flynn, Ridgefield parent and former Ridgefield Public Schools Foundation board member