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Candace C.W. Antwine
Candace C.W. Antwine was elected to represent Councilmanic District 1 on the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County in November 2018 and begin a six-year term on December 3, 2018.
Ms. Antwine is a U.S. Navy Veteran who has served since 1998 in active duty, reserve and civil servant capacities. This includes service with the National Security Agency via the Naval Security Group, the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from the Mississippi University for Women. She also completed graduate work in Communication, Leadership and Organizational Change at Hawaii Pacific University. She also holds a master’s degree in Acquisition and Procurement from Webster University.
Since coming to Anne Arundel County in 2010 as part of moves through the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, she has worked to support the needs of others throughout the community. She has advocated for students, veterans and animals through various community partnerships, business ventures and faith-based integration.
Ms. Antwine’s goals while serving as a Board member include eradicating bullying, racial tension, and overcrowding in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. She is also focused on bringing more specialized accommodations to students with disabilities and wants to help with recruiting and retaining qualified teachers who are allowed constructive autonomy in the classroom.
Ms. Antwine strongly believes that Anne Arundel County Public Schools are among the greatest globally. She wants to prove that by working with the other Board members and the Superintendent to ensure all students are afforded the same educational opportunities, while learning safely.
BOARD COMMITTEE: Budget