Mikah Dyer, a dedicated and forward-thinking advocate for student representation and educational reform, is running for a seat on the Peoria Unified School Board. A product of the Peoria Unified School District himself, Mikah brings a unique perspective to the table as both a current student and an aspiring future educator. His commitment to fostering positive change within the district is a testament to his passion for education, community engagement, and equity.
As a lifelong PUSD student who has navigated the district from kindergarten to graduation, Mikah intimately understands the challenges and opportunities that students encounter on a daily basis. His experience within the district has shaped his belief in the power of student empowerment and representation. Mikah has been an engaged community leader since an early age, serving as the Chair of the Peoria Youth Advisory Board, Youth Liaison for the city council, CEBV-Y PUSD regional coordinator, and the founder of a school club dedicated to promoting civic engagement. These roles have allowed him to forge connections with his peers, community leaders, and educators, giving him a comprehensive understanding of the district's needs and potential.