Chris Potter

Candidate for School Board

Manchester Ward 7

Meet Chris

Chris came to Manchester to serve in City Year New Hampshire in 2012, working as a tutor and role model for students at Beech Street Elementary School.He stayed an additional four years on City Year's staff, helping implement innovative programs like FIRST Robotics and differentiated instruction at Parker-Varney School. At Parker-Varney, he partnered with teachers and administrators and trained educators on math, literacy, and attendance interventions. Chris worked directly with students facing serious challenges at home.Inspired by his years working in our schools, Chris is running for school board to ensure all students can grow into strong Manchester citizens.


Bill Shea
Former Hallsville Principal & Ward 7 Alderman

"Chris Potter has my full and complete support. He is an excellent candidate for school board, having experience working in Manchester schools for five years."

Leslie Want,
Manchester School Board

"Chris has been an integral part of student success here in Manchester as a City Year staff ember. He will be a tremendous asset on the School Board with his recent in-the-classroom knowledge of the challenges our students face every day."

Bryan Belanger
Former Principal, Parker-Varney Elementary School

"I support Chris because he has shown, through his service, a true dedication to the students of Manchester. He has spent time in schools across the city learning about what we really need to move forward."

Mary Heath
State Representative

"Chris Potter is committed to Manchester's children. After working for four years at City Year, Chris understands the needs of our students. We need Chris to add his expertise to our Manchester Schools as our Ward 7 School Board Member."

MPTV Candidate Introduction (2019)

Policy Priorities

Career-Ready Graduates

Bring Manchester education into the 21st Century by emphasizing the skills today's employers seek, such as communication, problem solving and teamwork.Strengthen Manchester School of Technology.

Community Schools

Partner with city departments and non-profits to give students the wrap-around supports they need to be successful. Offer these services at school to engage families.

More Social Workers

Ensure students who are homeless or chronically absent are able to stay in school and develop into solid Manchester citizens

Fill Paraprofessional & Substitute Vacancies

Reduce student-to-teacher ratio and maximize learning by filling the positions our district already funds

Targeted Instruction

Use data to understand each student's learning needs and provide tailored instruction to accelerate their learning

Your Support Matters


Tuesday, November 7, 2023
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
St. Anthony's Community Center
184 Belmont St., Manchester, NH


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