John "STEW" Steward Jr. Welcomes You
STEW FOR STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS
John "STEW" Steward Jr. is and has always been devoted to serving the people. Stew began taking on leadership positions in Jr. High school winning his first campaign to become Student Council Vice-President at Woodbridge Jr/Sr High School in Bridgeville, DE. Explore the site to learn more about the issues that John "STEW" Steward Jr. is concerned with, his plan to tackle the problems and ways you can join the cause.
The Campaign Kicks Off
MAY 28 2021
John "STEW" Steward Jr. decided to run for Eastmont School Board Position 4 (At Large). After losing this election and witnessing the ongoing distasteful practices of the Eastmont School Board, Dr. Stew felt compelled to run in the 2022 election.
VETERAN, COUNSELOR - EDUCATOR, COMMUNITY ORGANIZER
John “STEW” Steward Jr. was born and raised in Greenwood, DE. Stew’s mother and stepfather (Hattie S. and Don E. Perkins) raised him and his 5 siblings with lots of love and discipline. Growing up Stew spent all of his time with his siblings and extended family engaged in loud and joyous family activities.
The first job John “STEW” Steward obtained was washing dishes at a family restaurant, The Lettuce Bowl in Greenwood, DE, at age 16. Stew maintained employment at The Lettuce Bowl while in high school. In 1989, Stew joined The US Navy. After separating from The Navy, Stew worked in several different capacities: Over-The-Road Truck Driver for Swift Transportation, Regional Truck Driver for WTI Transportation, Tele-Service Representative for First Data Corporation, Investigator for Texas Child Protective Services, and Vocational Counselor for Texas Department of Vocational Services.
In 2008, John “STEW” Steward married Monica L. Olson. Team Steward lived in Corpus Christi, TX at the time. The couple attended Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi together. Stew graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2006 and a Master of Science in 2010. Monica obtained Bachelor of Arts in 2007.
Team Steward relocated to Wenatchee, WA in 2014 when John “STEW” Steward Jr. was hired by The Department of Veterans Affairs as a Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor for Wenatchee’s Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Monica had a desire to move to Washington state to enjoy hiking and outdoor activities in the local area. Stew welcomed the opportunity to provide counseling services to fellow veterans.
John “STEW” Steward Jr. obtained a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision in October 2020. Stew is an Online Adjunct Professor for Liberty University and Colorado Christian University.
Why John "STEW" Steward is running for election
THE DRIVING FORCE OF THE ELECT STEW CAMPAIGN
John “STEW” Steward Jr. is running for Eastmont School Board Position for multiple reasons:
If elected to Eastmont School Board Position 4 (At Large) Stew’s primary focus will be ensuring students have an enjoyable public school experience which allows students to develop academically, artistically, athletically, personally, emotionally and prepares students for adulthood.
Stew has served as The President of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Alumni Association and has tested experience being a member of an executive board.
Stew’s background as an employee of Texas Child Protective Services and a mental health therapist provide him with a unique perspective on the needs of students and families.
Stew maintains an inclusive worldview and he will ensure that all students at Eastmont School District are allowed to be themselves in a healthy and safe learning environment.
Stew is volunteering to serve in response to the statements of many parents in the community who desire to have new members added to The Eastmont School board.
The Issues At Hand
THE CURRENT ISSUES OF DISCUSSION
Critical Race Theory (CRT)
Our campaign DOES NOT support instruction of CRT in High School nor Elementary School.
As a college professor, Dr. Stew does support CRT as an elective study in college as it always has been.
Our campaign DOES support age appropriate sex education for all grades. As a college educator, counselor, and former employee of Child Protective Services, Dr. Stew has worked with many children who have been sexually abused. Teaching children no one should touch them and make them feel uncomfortable will reduce sexual abuse of children.
The safety of children at school is Dr. Stew's top priority. Our campaign supports following CDC guidelines to ensure students, teachers, and administrative staff are all safe.
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