October 6, 2021

BOE Candidate Jeffrey Liao Will Bring New Visions for Betterment of PPS

To the Editor:

We are so pleased to see Jeffrey Liao running for the Board of Education (BOE), with his priorities mapped out for the Princeton Public Schools (PPS).

We have known Jeffrey and his family since they moved to Princeton in 2020. Our children attended the Littlebrook School and middle school together, and we have gradually learned more about each other via all kinds of communications, playground time, and community service activities.

What impressed us most about Jeffrey, beyond his stellar educational background and credentials, is his humbleness to listen, his willingness to care, and his audacity to make changes. We firmly believe his extensive experience in science and law makes him an outstanding candidate to bring new visions and proposals for the betterment of our schools.

Last but not least, Jeffrey’s ideal of demonstrating “Asian Americans can and should actively engage with the institutions of civil society to help improve the society we share for the benefit of all who live here” touches our hearts. In Chinese philosophy, we have a saying which means, “you don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” Jeffrey’s endeavor to serve on the BOE and to help build a more inclusive society for all already sets himself a role model for the Asian American community.

We enthusiastically endorse Jeffrey Liao to serve in the BOE and look forward to more successful years in our PPS, where our children continue to grow intellectually, emotionally, and physically and parents keep entrusting their kids to the PPS without concerns of lack of fiscal accountability.

Jing Conover
Ming Kuang
Xin Yu
All of Linwood Circle

Weijie Liu
Littlebrook Road