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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Board Member, Seat 4Chula Vista Elementary School DistrictNovember 8, 2016California General Election

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November 8, 2016California General Election

Chula Vista Elementary School DistrictBoard Member, Seat 4

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Retired Teacher
56,375 votes (58.35%)Winning
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  • Teacher support is needed at all levels: dual immersion, special ed as well as classroom teachers. New teachers need to have mentors to help them through the first few years so that they don't feel overwhelmed and leave the profession.
  • Quality education comes from excellent teaching. We need to provide support for our teachers at all levels. We should be recruiting the best and the brightest from colleges, retaining teachers with the help of mentoring and support.
  • Fiscal responsibility means using all possible funds and resources to assist teachers in delivering quality education to their students.
Profession:Retired teacher

Laurie was born and raised in Chula Vista and taught in the Chula Vista Elementary School District for 23 years. She was the first teacher in the south San Diego County to achieve certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. She earned her Masters Degree in Instructional Leadership and served as a district mentor for three year coaching and mentoring teachers at all levels. Laurie is an adjunct faculty member at National University and has also taught at the University of San Diego school of Education. She volunteers in her daughter's classroom as well as at her church and other community events.

  • San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council
  • Firefighters local 2180
  • Chula Vista Educators

Laurie's political philosophy is to make every decision based on how student learning will be impacted. Researching all aspects of an issue and asking questions to see how the various stakeholders will be effected before voting.

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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

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CHULA VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Governing Board Member – Seat 4

LAURIE HUMPHREY
AGE: 58
Retired Teacher

Uniquely qualified to serve on the Chula Vista Elementary School District Governing Board, Laurie Humphrey believes in the value of public education. She believes that our children deserve a world class education. She knows the importance of securing the best and the brightest teachers available to benefit our students and doing the right things to retain quality teachers.

Laurie attended district schools. She was active in the PTA and volunteered in her children’s classrooms before becoming an Instructional Aide. She then followed her passion and became a teacher. During her 23 year career, Laurie taught at four schools, she served as a district wide Peer Assistance and Review Teacher, where she supported teachers at all levels. As a Master Teacher, Laurie trained numerous student teachers and spent five years as an adjunct faculty member at the University of San Diego.

Laurie was the first educator in the South Bay to attain certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and became a county facilitator for others seeking to achieve this distinguished certification. She holds a master’s degree in Instructional Leadership in addition to earning an administrative credential.

Laurie will face decisions based on how they impact student learning.

Educator/Parent/Trustee
40,239 votes (41.65%)
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  • Creating access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics for all students
  • A safe environment that addresses cultural sensitivities.
  • Fiscal accountability.
Profession:Educator, Special Education

 

Dr. Glendora M. Tremper was appointed to the Board of Education on April 23, 2012 and elected on November, 2012.  Dr. Tremper is the parent of an 11th grade student at Chula Vista School District's Bayfront Charter High School.  She is actively involved with political organizations to ensure education is forefront in the minds of our elected officials.  She continues her tradition of being an involved parent as an active member of Bayfront Charter High School's Parent/Community Council.   Historically, Dr. Tremper, has been active in CVESD's PTA, as President, Secretary and Parliamentarian, as well as Chair to many events.  She was CVESD's Budget Advisory Parent Chair for 5 years.

 

Dr. Tremper currently works as the Lead Language-Speech and Hearing (LSH) Specialist/Special Education Coordinator for River Springs and Harbor Springs Charter Schools in Temecula and was formerly a Coordinator of Student Support Services in the South Bay Union School District.  For the last 24 years, Dr. Tremper has volunteered for InterFACE, a non-profit organization proving reconstructive surgery and ancillary services to children with Cleft Palate in Mexico.   

 

Dr. Tremper was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She lived in Europe, Venezuela, Canada, Boston, MA and El Paso, TX before settling in San Diego.  She is bicultural/bilingual, fluent in Spanish.  Ensuring the needs and legal rights of all students are met has been Dr. Tremper's educational focus for 21 years. She believes that partnering with teachers, parents, and the community is key to ensuring each student's academic success.

 

  • Mayor of Chula Vista, Mary Salas
  • Dr. Carmen E. Quintana, Teacher
  • Congressman Juan Vargas
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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

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CHULA VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Governing Board Member – Seat 4

GLENDORA M. TREMPER, Ed. D
Governing Board Member, Chula Vista Elementary School District/ Educator/Parent/Volunteer

Dr. Tremper, an involved parent of a Chula Vista Elementary School District student, educator, community member, and Governing Board Member. She believes a transparent, collaborative, and equitable approach is necessary for students to achieve their full potential.

Dr. Tremper, a 21 year veteran educator and administrator in Special Education. An advocate, she supports a quality education for all students. Chula Vista Elementary School District’s test scores have continuously equaled or outranked other districts in the state and nation.

Dr. Tremper, is inclusive, listens to all voices in guiding the education of students. Chula Vista Elementary School District has a Visual and Performing Arts program for all students, increased collaboration time for teachers, and improved students’ health and fitness with its Health and Wellness Plan.

Dr. Tremper wants to ensure Chula Vista Elementary School District moves forward with a wellorganized and feasible plan towards cultural competency/sensitivity.

Dr. Tremper is endorsed by Congressman Juan Vargas, Senator Ben Hueso, Assembly Members Shirley Weber and Tony Atkins, Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas, the Democratic Party, and other electeds and community members.

As a parent, educator, community member, Board Member, and volunteer, Dr. Tremper represents all the elements necessary to achieve Chula Vista Elementary School District’s vision of a quality education for all children.

Inclusive, Collaborative, Innovative
Vote Dr. Glendora Tremper

News

Largest Elementary School District in the State: Chula Vista — October 13, 2016 San Diego Free Press
11 seats open on 5 South County school boards — October 4, 2016 San Diego Union-Tribune

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