Senator Carrie A. Buck

Party: Republican

Other Achievements

  • Nevada Association of Women Business Owners, Iconic Woman of Distinction in Education, 2018
  • Most Influential Woman in Scouting, 2015
  • National Distinguished Title I School, 2013 - 2014
  • Nevada and National Model School, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • CCSD Education Hall of Fame, 2011
  • ASCD Outstanding Young Educator, Leadership in Education, 2009
  • National Milken Award, 2008
  • Nevada Empowerment School Leader, 2008
  • High Achieving School, 2007 and 2011

Affiliations

  • Youth Leadership Authority Board of Directors, 2020 to present
  • Treasurer, Christian Chamber of Commerce, 2020 to present
  • Volunteer, Novum-U, 2019 to present
  • Volunteer, Las Vegas Women’s Huddle, 2019 to present
  • Chair, Discovery Charter School Board, 2019 to present
  • Volunteer, Love with Lemons, 2019 to present
  • Scouts BSA Executive Board of Directors & Membership Committee, 2018 to present
  • Volunteer, Capstone Christian School, 2018 to present
  • Charter School Association of Nevada Board of Directors, 2014 to present
  • Kasner Foundation Board of Directors, 2014 - present
  • Spread the Word Nevada Advisory Board, 2010 to present

Education

  • Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy for Educational Finance, 2020
  • University of Southern California Superintendents Academy, 2019
  • District Administration Superintendents Academy, 2018
  • The Public Education Foundation Executive Leadership Academy, 2014
  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce Leadership Henderson, Class of 2014
  • Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Adult Learning Theory, Human Resources, Public Administration and Educational Technology from NOVA Southeastern University, 2006
  • Masters in Administration and Supervision, University of Phoenix, 1998
  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education, Montana State University, 1995

Professional

  • Adjunct Professor for Doctorate and Masters level courses in School Finance, Community Partnerships, and Education Policy, Touro University, 2016 to present
  • Field Placement Supervisor for Administrative Internships and Student Teachers, University of Phoenix, 2014 to present
  • Adjunct Professor for Teacher Education and Administration, NOVA Southeastern University, 1999, 2014 - 2015
  • TESL Curriculum Developer, University of Phoenix, 2009 - 2011
  • Sierra Nevada, Nevada State College, University of Phoenix, TESL instructor, 1999 - 2016
  • Area Chair for the College of Education and Adjunct Professor in Teacher Education and Administration and Supervision, University of Phoenix, 1999 - 2012
  • English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher at Wooley Elementary
  • Classroom Teacher at Newton Elementary and McCaw School of Mines in Senate District 5
  • K-12 ELL Specialist and ELL Professional Development Trainer for 24 schools in the Southeast Region and Rex Bell Elementary School
  • Adult ESL Teacher at the Nevada Association for Latin Americans
  • Assistant Principal of Newton, David Cox, and Cunningham Elementary Schools
  • Principal, C.T. Sewell Elementary School
  • Lead Principal/Executive Director, Pinecrest Academy of Southern Nevada
  • President, The Pinecrest Foundation

Personal

Occupation: Educator, President, The Pinecrest Foundation
Born: 1971 Sioux City, Iowa
Spouse: Eric S. Buck
Children: Collen, Colbie, Branson and Barrett

Primary Sponsor

SJR2 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise the membership of the Commission on Judicial Selection. (BDR C-83)
SB99 Makes changes to provisions relating to fiscal notes. (BDR 17-700)
AB113 Provides that there is no limitation of time within which a criminal prosecution for sex trafficking must be commenced. (BDR 14-610)
SB117 Revises provisions relating to economic development. (BDR 18-600)
SB118 Establishes provisions relating to education. (BDR 34-155)
SB119 Revises provisions relating to domestic relations. (BDR 11-163)
SB130 Provides for a presidential preference primary election. (BDR 24-37)
SB131 Revises provisions relating to the Office of Grant Procurement, Coordination and Management in the Department of Administration. (BDR 18-100)
SB132 Makes an appropriation from the State General Fund to the Eighth Judicial District for the funding of support services provided by juvenile justice assessment centers to pupils at public schools in the Clark County School District. (BDR S-553)
AB134 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-801)
AB135 Revises provisions relating to animals. (BDR 54-72)
SB135 Revises provisions governing access to the property and employees of public schools. (BDR 34-627)
SB136 Revises provisions relating to offenders. (BDR 16-625)
AB144 Revises provisions relating to background checks for certain sales or transfers of firearms. (BDR 15-699)
SB150 Makes changes to provisions relating to housing. (BDR 22-221)
SB152 Revises provisions related to education. (BDR 34-622)
AB159 Limits the civil liability of certain public schools for personal injury or death resulting from exposure to COVID-19. (BDR 3-230)
AB165 Revises provisions governing tuition for veterans. (BDR 34-681)
SB178 Revises provisions relating to cosmetology. (BDR 54-630)
SB181 Revises provisions relating to alcohol and drug counselors. (BDR 54-558)
AB203 Revises provisions relating to certain proceedings concerning evictions. (BDR S-612)

Co-Sponsor

SCR3 Memorializes former state Senator Joseph M. Neal, Jr. (BDR R-901)
AJR7 Urges the Congress of the United States to pass the National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020. (BDR R-765)
SB88 Revises provisions relating to emergency management. (BDR 36-51)
SB97 Provides that certain restrictions relating to public gatherings do not apply to certain events at which a vaccine for COVID-19 is administered. (BDR S-897)
SB98 Makes various changes to provisions relating to the Carson Water Subconservancy District. (BDR S-579)
AB127 Revises provisions relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of peace officers and retired peace officers. (BDR 20-662)
SB133 Establishes provisions relating to obligations for the support of children. (BDR 11-552)
SB137 Establishes provisions relating to certain information and records concerning public safety. (BDR 14-7)
AB163 Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 24-690)
AB178 Revises provisions relating to prescription drugs. (BDR 57-71)
AB199 Provides for the designation and operation of charter agencies. (BDR 18-804)