Alejandro "Alex" Gallegos
Alejandro, or "Alex", is a dedicated union member and father who is running to be a new voice for Crete-Monee School District 201-U. Alex, who is the son of a Mexican immigrant, attended public schools himself and is passionate about providing a quality education to all students in the district. As a member of the Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee for 201-U, he is committed to representing the interests and needs of the growing bilingual community in the district. If elected, Alex would be the first and only Latino member of the board.
Alex believes that now is the time to make a difference for his community, and he is ready to work tirelessly to improve the education of children in the district and renew a sense of pride in the community. He is committed to empowering residents, supporting policies to retain good teachers, and keeping open lines of communication between the school board, teachers, and district residents. Alex is a hardworking individual who is dedicated to supporting students, teachers, and taxpayers alike. His family, consisting of his wife of nearly 15 years and his two children, is extremely important to him, and he is committed to making sure that all families in the district have the opportunity for a better life. By electing Alex, the community can have a passionate and dedicated representative who will work to make the district a better place for everyone.