Christina Boggess is first and foremost a mother.  She has served for over 21 years in a variety of educational roles and situations.  Her experience includes rural k-12 infrastructures, cluster-modeled schools, podded designs, suburban, urban and inner-city schools. Broken down, she has served over a decade at the elementary level and the same at the secondary.  Her service is inclusive of Title I and Focus Schools as well as thriving top-tier institutions. 

The leadership she brought forth during her secondary terms earned multiple first-place state-level awards, additional personal accolades and requests to adjudicate state-level competitions.

Christina has served on PBIS and MTSS teams and as a teacher development trainer in English Language Arts, Music, and Arts Integration into the regular classroom, among others.  

Additionally, her resume boasts over 1000 hours of Microsoft training, 20 additional credentials (across multiple states) applicable to education and ed administration, and executive-level leadership.  

District 8 includes West Jordan, Taylorsville, Kearns, and a small slice of West Valley City.


As a member of the Utah State Board of Education, Christina will:  

  • Champion individual liberty over government control. 
  • Rely on PRINCIPLE at every turn.
  • Protect the rights of families, including the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  • RESPECT the distinct roles of parents, teachers and schools in promoting student learning. 
  • Honor the Federal and State Constitutions.
  • Defend state sovereignty and local control in education.
  • Promote academic EXCELLENCE.
  • REFUSE to add MORE to the workload of educators.
  • Work to REDUCE redundancy, complexity and dysfunction and streamline to academic basics. 
  • Advocate for a return to the joy and simplicity of teaching and learning
  • Work to streamline education so kids can fall in love with learning again. 
  • Work to pursue accountability through transparency, not testing.
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