Longtime Colonial teacher Robin Crossan to run for School Board

Priorities include improve education by lessening administrative burdens on teachers


Bear, DE – Robin Crossan announced today that he will be seeking election to the Colonial School District School Board. For over 40 years, Robin Crossan has been making a difference in the lives of Colonial School District students as a teacher. Now, he wants to take that experience from the class room to the board room.

His commitment to putting students first goes all the way back to 1975 when he first started teaching in the district. Since then, he has served his entire career in the classroom at William Penn, Eisenberg, Wallace Wallin, and John G. Leach schools. He was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2004 at John G. Leach. Crossan also holds eight licenses and certifications from the Delaware Department of Education.

As a school board member, Crossan want to reduce the growing administrative burden on teachers that is hampering education.

“Our kids need their teachers focused on teaching, not paperwork. As a Colonial district teacher for over 40 years I’ve seen how the growing administrative burdens on teachers is hurting students.” said Crossan.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, he and his wife Christine live in Bear and have been married for over 47 years. Three of his four children are graduates of William Penn High School.

Residents can learn more and interact with Crossan at facebook.com/crossanforcolonial

The election will be held Tuesday, May 8th. Polls are open from 10am until 8pm. District residents can vote at any of the following polling places: Delaware City Library, Eisenberg Elementary School, Howard Weston Senior Center, Kingswood Community Center, Pleasantville Elementary School, Southern Elementary School, and William Penn High School.