Betsy and Dick DeVos have made Grand Rapids, Michigan, there adopted home. When you ask people there about Betsy, they will quickly tell you that Betsy DeVos is a great team player. Even people who disagree with her say that she is very personable to get along with and willing to listen. Learn more about why President Donald Trump should be proud to have Betsy DeVos as his United States Secretary of Education.
Betsy DeVos is extremely reliable. Those above her like Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump can rely on her to do what she agrees to do. Those working under her can expect the same behavior. She also demands reliability from those answering to her.
When President Trump relied on Betsy to deliver the message that he was rescinding the order allowing transgender students to use the bathroom meeting their identity, they did not have to worry about rather she agreed with the message or not. They knew that she would communicate clearly the expectations of the Trump administration. Furthermore, when Betsy wrote her educational platform for publication in the Federal Register, it was written so that anyone taking the time to read it could clearly understand where she expected to lead the schools. Even states who had their initial plans rejected had no doubt on what this boisterous grandmother wanted corrected in them.
Does More Than Asked
Betsy could have followed the lead of previous secretaries and hidden behind her desk in Washington D.C., but she chose to call the two presidents of the largest teachers unions in the United States to suggest that they tour schools together. While one refused to talk to her, she has gone on many school tours with the other one. Even when she has met with opposition, she has still gone on with her plan because she feels that the schoolchildren of America and their parents are counting on her actions.
Betsy DeVos proved she was adaptable before she ever went to Washington D.C. After she valiantly fought for school vouchers in Michigan and lost the battle, she applied what she learned from that fight to charge ahead. The result is that school children in many other states now have the right to attend schools chosen by their parents.
If you are going to assemble a team, you need women like Betsy DeVos on it. Her ability to consistently be a team player allows others to accomplish their tasks. While she realizes that she will not agree with everyone, she tries to build bridges wherever possible. After making up her mind, she is swift to take action while still relying on those above her to make ultimate decisions.
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