Lara Quiroga

Candidate for School Board At-Large


City of Manchester, New Hampshire


Meet Lara

Lara Quiroga is a nonprofit leader and mother who moved to Manchester 20 years ago to work in the field of early childhood education as she pursued her education. Lara has spent her career working to improve the education and lives of children and families.

Lara is a multi-year NH Early Learning Champion, 2019 Addiction Policy Forum Innovation Award recipient, and 2019 New Futures Nicholas Halias Law Enforcement Award recipient. Lara earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education administration from Granite State College and her Masters of Education in Child Development with a concentration in Administration from Southern NH University.

She has nearly a decade of experience in nonprofit governance and currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the NH Children’s Trust and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Manchester Community Resource Center. Lara is the proud mother of a student who attends Manchester public schools and deeply committed to prioritizing student learning and achievement in our schools.


Policy Priorities


Student Success

Lara will focus on student learning and achievement to ensure students have every opportunity to succeed.


Fair Contracts

Lara will work to give teachers and other school personnel fair contracts and the resources they need to ensure student success.


Appropriate Governance

Lara will help restore civility and common sense problem-solving to Manchester’s School Board.


Where to Vote in Manchester

WardPolling LocationAddress
Ward 1Webster School Auditorium2519 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, 03104
Ward 2Hillside Middle School112 Reservoir Ave, Manchester, NH, 03104
Ward 3Carol N. Rines Center1528 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101
Ward 4McDonough School550 Lowell St, Manchester, NH 03104
Ward 5Beech Street School333 Beech St, Manchester, NH 03103
Ward 6Henry J. McLaughlin Middle School290 S Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03109
Ward 7St. Anthony Community Center152 Belmont St, Manchester, NH 03103
Ward 8Memorial High School1 Crusader Way, Manchester, NH 03103
Ward 9Bishop Leo E. O'Neil Youth Center30 S Elm St, Manchester, NH 03103
Ward 10Parker-Varney School223 James A Pollock Dr, Manchester, NH 03102
Ward 11Gossler Park School145 Park Side Ave, Manchester, NH 03102
Ward 12Northwest Elementary School300 Youville St, Manchester, NH 03102

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