Elected Officials


"I’m proud to endorse Laura Jane Cohen for the Springfield seat on the Fairfax County School Board. The success of our public schools is a driver for the prosperity of our county. That success is predicated on having a school board that is willing to make the hard decisions to deliver student achievement. With Laura Jane’s background as a former teacher and community leader, I know she is ready to take on the challenges and responsibilities of being a school board member."

Congress, VA-11th Congressional District

Rep. Gerry Connolly


“I’m proud to endorse Laura Jane Cohen for the Springfield District seat on the School Board. She has proven herself as an effective and dedicated leader whether in the classroom or as President of her PTA. Laura Jane is a passionate advocate for the success of all our students and staff here in Fairfax County and is committed to helping every child get the educational experience they deserve. She will be a wonderful addition to the School Board and has my full support.”

Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Sharon Bulova

Minority Leader, Virginia House of Delegates

Eileen Filler-Corn


“Laura Jane Cohen will be an outstanding, highly effective Fairfax County School Board leader. She will be great for Fairfax students, professionals, and our whole system. Laura Jane understands not only the issues to be faced but also how decisions affect everybody. She will work well with others to get great things done. I am proud to endorse and support Laura Jane Cohen.”

State Senate, District 39

George Barker

“I support Laura Jane because she is a former educator who is deeply committed to improving schools, supporting teachers, and empowering parents. We need people like Laura Jane on the School Board to impress a greater sense of urgency to improving Fairfax County Public Schools and giving every child the education they deserve.”

State Senate, District 37

Dave Marsden

Budgets ought to be moral documents that align with the strategic goal of student success at all times.

Community Organizations

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Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gun violence touches every town in America.

Gun Violence Prevention Organization

Everytown for Gun Safety


The Fairfax Education Association advances conditions of  teaching, learning, and working within Fairfax County Public Schools through informed advocacy and promotion of the highest standards of professionalism.

Teachers Union

Fairfax Education Association

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The Fairfax County Federation of Teachers represents all non-administrative, certified and classified Fairfax County public  school employees. We represent the interests of teachers,  counselors, librarians, teaching assistants, clerical employees,  and other staff who work so hard to make our schools  succeed.

Teachers Union

Fairfax County Federation of Teachers

With nearly 100,000 lifetime members, CASA in Action is the Mid-Atlantic region's largest electoral organization fighting for immigrant rights.  Since 2010, we have fought for immigration reform and to elect legislators in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia who will stand with our members.

Immigrant Rights Organization

CASA In Action


FCPS Pride envisions a public school system in Fairfax County, Virginia, in which all students, staff and families are safe, respected and welcome, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

LGBT Community for FCPS Employees

FCPS Pride

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