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Board Member — Alameda Unified School District

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Board Member — Alameda Unified School District

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

Members establish educational goals and standards, approve curricula and the district’s budget, approve various purchases and renovations, and appoint the superintendent of schools.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 7 candidates.

Heather Little

Early Childhood Development Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. SPECIAL EDUCATION: Ensuring special education students...
  2. EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION: Embracing the...
  3. BUDGET EQUITY: Addressing the future budget shortfall...
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Megan Sweet

Educator, Author, Change Leader
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Equity: We must create inclusive, anti-racist, and...
  2. Fiscal VItality: We must use proactive budgeting strategies...
  3. Community: Schools are at the heart of many communities,...
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Beth Aney

Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Bring stakeholders closer together so we can work...
  2. Ensure equity for all students by by working to understand...
  3. Work with lawmakers to improve funding for public...
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Verna Castro

Educ. Program Administrator, Community...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Championing student, educator and family wellness...
  2. Creating personalized learning experiences, pathways...
  3. Ensuring the invisible student is seen and heard as...
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John Casselberry

Author and Transportation Logistics
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To put the academic experiences of students at the...
  2. Thoroughly examine budgeting disbursement and acquisition...
  3. Advocate for policies that support teachers professionally...
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Leland Traiman

Retired Nurse Practitioner and current...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. After covid started online high school instruction...
  2. Our school board put an illegal tax measure on the...
  3. School Board integrity is threatened as it appears...
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Jennifer Williams

Administrative Law Judge
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A top priority of mine is to continue to provide a...
  2. I will also continue to focus on improving the experiences...
  3. I will also continue to support District efforts to...
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