Teachers Deserve Fair Pay

Lauren, a public school teacher, endorses Chris Heagarty because of his support for fair pay for teachers and staff. Unlike candidates that promise to “support teachers” Chris understands that better compensation is essential for recruiting and retaining great teachers.

Collaboration for World Class Schools

Morrisville Town Councillor Steve Rao endorses Chris Heagarty because of his collaborative leadership and ability to work with other government officials to get things done, like the new schools in Morrisville and the exciting new Wake Early College of Information and Biotechnologies.

Helpful and Attentive to Issues Parents and Schools are Facing

Lauren, a Wake County public schools graduate and parent of three WCPSS students, endorses Chris Heagarty because of his active engagement with parents and PTAs, and hard work finding solutions for issues at her children’s schools. 

He Will Be There When You Need Him

Michael, a Wake County public schools parent, endorses Chris because of his responsiveness, his ability to address concerns, and his ability to get results for parents.

Responsive & Helpful

The Clayton family, with two students in Wake County Public Schools, is voting for Chris because of his record of always coming through for them and their friends.

2022 Endorsements

“Chris Heagarty is a 40+ year resident of Wake County, a Wake County Public Schools graduate, and the father of two children attending Wake County Public Schools. He understands our public school system and is focused on critical issues like creating programs for academic recovery following the COVID-19 learning loss, addressing overcrowding in schools in the fast growing parts of Western Wake County, and increasing resources for better mental health services for students. I enthusiastically endorse Chris Heagarty for re-election to the Wake County School Board District 7.”

US Representative Deborah Ross (D)

“Chris is a proven leader who fully supports our students and staff and is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all.”

Willie Rowe, Democratic nominee for Wake County Sheriff

Chris has kept his campaign promises by helping to build Morrisville’s first high school  as well as Parkside Elementary and soon the middle school. He is very responsive to citizens in or community, is an effective leader and is respected by local officials.”

Satish Garimella, Morrisville Town Councilor

“Thanks to Chris and our school board we have some of the top rated high schools in the country. Families and businesses from all over the world move here because of our great schools!”

Dr. Ya Lia, former Cary Town Councilor and Democratic nominee for NC House

“As a former NC Judge, I appreciate Chris’ hard working deliberative common sense approach in partnering with parents to solve problems and build great schools in Wake County.”

NC Representative  Joe John (D)

“Chris really cares about our students and our teachers. He’s been a leader for better pay and helped passed the district’s mental health, anti-harassment, and anti-discrimination policies to protect all of our students.”

Lisa Graftstein, Democratic nominee for NC Senate

I am honored to be endorsed by these public officials:

  • Hon. Shinica Thomas, Vice Chair, Wake County Commission
  • Hon. Matt Calabria, Wake County Commission
  • Hon. Vickie Adamson, Wake County Commission
  • Hon. Maria Cervania, Wake County Commission
  • Hon. Jay Chaudhuri, NC Senate
  • Hon. Sarah Crawford, NC Senate
  • Hon. Wiley Nickel, NC Senate
  • Hon. Gale Adcock, NC House
  • Hon. Joe John, NC House
  • Hon Ya Liu, Cary Town Council
  • Hon. Liz Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore, Morrisville
  • Hon. Steve Rao,  Morrisville Town Council
  • Hon. Vicki Scroggins-Johnson, Morrisville Town Council
  • Hon. Satish Garimella, Morrisville Town Council
  • Hon. Donna Fender, Morrisville Town Council
  • Hon. Anne Robotti, Morrisville Town Council

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