Mary McIntyre is a candidate for the Rio seat on the Albemarle County School Board.Three of the seven seats on the board will be determined in the November 7 election. Other candidates in this race include Katrina Callsen.
Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 11 questions about their qualifications, priorities and important education issues. Included in the box at the right are links to the full transcript and audio recording of those interviews.
Bio: Mary grew up in North Carolina and is the daughter of two retired teachers. Her first love, music, led her to attend the Governor’s School of N.C. for violin. During her first teaching job she met and married her husband, and they began traveling the world as a military family. While working and raising their family, Mary earned two master’s degrees in education. The perspective and experience Mary gained teaching in five different school systems, including Albemarle County, has given her a strong understanding of educational policy and further solidified her commitment to public education and community service.
Education: Bachelor’s of Music Education- 2001. University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Master’s of Music Education- 2007. University of Michigan. Master’s of Education in Curriculum Studies for Literacy Specialists-2017. University of Hawaii.
Current Occupation: I am a teacher but am not currently employed. Last employer was Albemarle County Public Schools.
Previous political experience: No previous political experience.
Age on Election Day: 38
Neighborhood: Woodbrook Neighborhood
Hometown: Greensboro, NC.
Family: Married; one daughter and one son
Interests: My husband, Marshall, is an intelligence analyst and an Air Force veteran. Our daughter is in 5th grade, and our son is in 2nd grade. Both attend Woodbrook Elementary School.
Phone number : 434-260-0397