Jennifer Samuels is an candidate for the House of Representatives in LD15, a 7th & 8th grade English teacher and former Athletic Director at Desert Shadows Middle School in the Paradise Valley Unified School District. During the last eight years, she has worked in the district as a general and special education teacher as well as a parent volunteer and PTA Board Member.
As a teacher and a mother of three daughters in public schools, Jennifer is committed to ensuring sustainable funding for Arizona's K-12 system. She believes in providing prosperity and economic growth through a well funded education system that benefits 1.1 million Arizona kids and educators. An avid supporter of the #RedForEd movement, Jennifer is ready to ensure the future of Arizona includes a strong education system that reduces tax cuts for corporations, investing in pupils over profits.
Jennifer also has a background in the financial services industry as an employee of Arizona Federal Credit Union in marketing and branch operations. She currently serves on the Board of Directors where she advocates for financial literacy programs for Arizona's youth.
Jennifer is also running alongside her friend, Kristin Dybvig-Pawelko, because they believe educators are uniquely qualified to make the needed changes. Click here to learn more about Kristin by visiting her website.