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Modesto City SchoolsCandidate for Board Member, Area 7

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Ryan Schambers

Substitute Teacher
273 votes (20.48%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Reducing Wasteful Spending. I want to put an end to spending that is not fair or needed, such as rubber-stamping spending and not allowing enough time for lower contract bids to occur for services.
  • Fair Teacher Pay and Supplies. Make it so that teachers do not have to pay for supplies and that school staff is paid adequately in order to keep qualified and experienced teachers, as well as prevent a strike.
  • Community Involvement in Education. I want to send newsletters and have more community events to inspire students and parents to care about their child's education. Bret Harte has the Principal walk throughout the neighborhoods to boost attendance.



CSU Stanislaus Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration - Emphasis in General Business (current)






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    Modesto City Schools Trustee Area 7 Candidate

    Company NameModesto City Schools

    Dates EmployedJul 2017 – Present


    Employment Duration3 mos

    LocationModesto, California Area

    I am deciding to run for Modesto City Schools Trustee Area 7! I am currently a substitute teacher and am almost finished with the multiple and single subject credential program for receiving both credentials to become a teacher!

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameModesto City Schools

    Dates EmployedOct 2016 – Present


    Employment Duration1 yr

    LocationModesto, California Area

    Guiding students towards having a successful learning day.Edit position AIP Teacher

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameAspire Public Schools

    Dates EmployedFeb 2016 – Present


    Employment Duration1 yr 8 mos

    LocationModesto, California Area

    Developing students in a positive learning environment on many different subjects,
    also adapting to the different teacher expectations of a charter school.

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameStanislaus County Office of Education

    Dates EmployedJan 2016 – Present


    Employment Duration1 yr 9 mos

    LocationStanislaus County, CA

    Experiencing the different school cultures throughout Stanislaus County, and adjusting my
    teaching style to each classroom guidelines.

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameTurlock USD

    Dates EmployedNov 2015 – Jun 2017


    Employment Duration1 yr 8 mos

    LocationTurlock, CA

    Following lesson plans and improving students’ educational knowledge.

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameCeres USD

    Dates EmployedMay 2015 – Present


    Employment Duration2 yrs 5 mos

    LocationCeres, CA

    I have substitute taught here for a few years and learns how to effectively control classrooms as well as ensuring students have a successful day. I do this by being prepared, arriving early, and constantly asking teachers/adminstration for feedback.

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    Substitute Teacher

    Company NameRipon USD

    Dates EmployedFeb 2016 – Jun 2017


    Employment Duration1 yr 5 mos

    LocationRipon, CA

    Supplementing elementary students with a comprehensive knowledge of math and English.

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Shift Lead and Customer Service Rep.

Company NameWalgreens

Dates EmployedSep 2015 – Jun 2017


Employment Duration1 yr 10 mos


Training team members in customer service and helping them improve in various retail
departments. Managing customer inquiries, as well as resolving complaints. I was a Customer Service Rep. for about 9 months and a Shift lead for over 1 year.


Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

GOVERNING BOARD MEMBER – AREA 7 MODESTO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT RYAN SCHAMBERS Occupation: Substitute Teacher Education and Qualifications: I am a Modesto City Schools graduate and have lived in Modesto for 21 years. After high-school I was a police explorer for 2 years. I then attended CSU Stanislaus and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Throughout the schools I have attended I noticed many great things and some things that concern me. I will put a stop to the wasteful spending that has created over $3 million dollars of debt each year. Taxpayers and school staff continue to suffer while our money is spent on things we don’t need. I am also troubled by the fact that our schools are not safe. Many campuses are plagued by violence, bullying, and crime. I would create a system that ensures there is constant supervision and train school staff on how to properly handle these issues. Schools should partner with each other and host informational meetings with parents. Working in multiple school districts has given me ways of implementing community involvement in education. Please visit or call me at 209-566-3595 to learn more. This area needs proper representation and someone that will actually listen. I would be honored to serve you and receive your vote.

DECLARACIÓN DEL CANDIDATO PARA MIEMBRO DE LA JUNTA REGENTE – ÁREA 7 DISTRITO ESCOLAR DE LA CIUDAD DE MODESTO RYAN SCHAMBERS Ocupación: Maestro Suplente Educación y Capacitación: Me gradué de las Escuelas de la Ciudad de Modesto y he vivido en Modesto durante 21 años. Después de la preparatoria, fui policía explorador durante 2 años. Después asistí a la Universidad Estatal de California, Stanislaus (California State University, CSU, Stanislaus) y obtuve un título de licenciatura en administración de empresas. En las escuelas a las que he asistido, he notado muchas cosas grandiosas y otras que me preocupan. Pondré un alto a los gastos superfluos que han creado una deuda anual de más de $3 millones de dólares. Los contribuyentes y el personal de la escuela siguen sufriendo mientras nuestro dinero se gasta en cosas que no necesitamos. También me preocupa el hecho de que nuestras escuelas no son seguras. Muchos planteles están infestados de violencia, acoso y crimen. Crearé un sistema que garantice que haya una supervisión constante y capacitaremos al personal escolar sobre cómo manejar adecuadamente estos problemas. Las escuelas deben asociarse entre sí y celebrar reuniones informativas con los padres. El trabajar en diversos distritos escolares me ha dado maneras de implementar la participación de la comunidad en la educación. Por favor visite o llámeme al 209-566-3595 para saber más. Esta área necesita una representación adecuada y alguien que realmente escuche. Será un honor para mí servirle y recibir su voto. 

Hi, my name is Ryan Schambers and I am running for the Modesto City School Board Trustee Area 7 in the 2017 Election. 

My campaign will be focused on ensuring that the School Board properly manages resources and the budget in order for teachers to have more supplies and more job security. I will work with the teachers' union to provide fair benefits and pay.

I would also involve the community in education by brainstorming ideas with school staff and other board members, such as board members such as myself visiting local schools and community events more often and taking advice from the public at their residences. 

I also want to ensure that we have safe schools to minimize bullying, crime, and other issues. I would want adequate supervision and to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. 

Candidate Ryan Schambers's Mission Statement: My vision is to provide Modesto residents with better resources and pay through reducing wasteful spending. 

I have met many teachers and other members within the community whom I am sure would gladly endorse me if I ask. I ran for City Council in Modesto's District 4 in 2013. 

I would love to come and speak to any organization, group, club, or with any individuals.

If you would like to donate please contact me at or call at 209-566-3595. 
I would greatly appreciate any support I can get!

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