Semida Voicu is running for Plano Independent School Board Place 1 to ensure Success for Students.
Semida emigrated to America from Romania and education has been the pathway to Success. Education provided opportunities and Semida wants to ensure high academic standards and vocational training in PISD to enable the students to learn and earn. Semida is a product of public education. She started in the ESL program at her school and was able to graduate with honors. She continued to college and obtained as Bachelors of Science in Psychology and then obtained a Masters in Business Administration. Semida believes education is a life long process and has taken Graduate level classes in Education, is learning another foreign language, and continuing education classes in negotiation, investment analysis, and broker management.
Semida and her husband have 5 children. Semida currently has 3 students in PISD and has a unique viewpoint across grade levels. Semida also has two students in University. Semida's passion for education has extended to her children's goals.
Semida believes that parental involvement in the education of students is critical for success. As a parent she has spent the last 2 years attending the Plano ISD Board Meetings and Work Sessions. She believes in making the effort to understand the policies and procedures of PISD in order to advocate for the students of PISD.
Semida is a small business owner fulfilling another American dream to own her own business. Her business experience will generate value and benefit to the PISD Board of Trustee and the students of Plano.
Semida is currently on the PISD Career and Technical Committee, Vice- Chair of Community Relations for the City of Plano, Member of the Governmental Affairs Committee and Diversity Committee for CCAR. Semida has been part of the Razor, Hendrick, Clark, and Plano Senior PTA. Semida has worked as a Collin County Election Judge for the past three years. Semida is a former PATH Science teacher and Sunday School Teacher at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church for 8 years. Semida is involved in all aspects of what makes Plano the City of Excellence.