Education - Allison Pickard for County Council District 2


Strengthening Education

Every child deserves a a great education no matter their zip code. During her first term, Allison has secured funding for seven new school buildings in our district. Also, she has funded 650 new teaching positions and increased salaries for ALL teachers. Investment in education is vital to a thriving community.

Allison served on the Joint Commission for closing the Opportunity Gap and sponsored the Council Resolution supporting the Joint Commission’s final report.

Budget Investments:

        • Funding the Old Mill Complex Master Plan in the Capital Improvement Budget (CIP) over the last 3 years.


        • Closing the pay gap on Back Steps for Teachers


        • Funding an additional 650+ new positions to include special education positions, positions for class size reduction, mental health positions, and additional teaching positions to staff the new Crofton High School.