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Kings County Office of EducationCandidate for Governing Board Member, Trustee Area 1

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Barbara J. Hill

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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Help to develop a Kings County Educational foundation to support teachers with classroom supplies
  • Bring more mental health services to schools
  • Ensure that we have Outdoor Education, Vocational Education and more Civic Engagement in our schools



I have a B.S. in Social Service from Califonia State Polytechnic University, Pomona and and M.S. in Educational Counseling from National University, Fresno.  I have completed coursework at Sacramento State for a Certificate in Dropout Prevention.

I am retired from a 25 year year career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.  I retired as an Associate Warden 14 years ago.

I have been a Girl Scout Leader for for the last 11 years and I currently have a troop of 40 girls.  I was Leader of the Year in 2015.  I serve as a mentor to girls earning their "Gold Awards".

I was named "Woman of the Year" for Senate District 14 in 2019. 

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (1)

  • Assemblyman Rudy Salas AD 32

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I believe that government is created to serve all people.  We need to ensure a social safety net to for those in need.  We need Universal Health Care, laws that do not discriminate, safe gun laws, more funding for early education and less for incarceration.  More use of restorative justice and less use of punitive justice especially when it comes to our young people.  We need to screen those that serve the public and ensure they are treating citizens fairly.  We need to confront our history of racism and work to ensure our future does not include some of the otracities of our past.  We need to provide housing and help with homelessness.  We need to ensure that those with mental health needs get the treatment they need and we deserve.  We need to understand that schools are the center of our communities and treat them with the respect they deserve. Schools need to be safe haven for both students, teachers and families.

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