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Board Member — Castro Valley Unified School District

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Board Member — Castro Valley 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.
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Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 6 candidates.

Dolly Adams

Public School Teacher
Top 3 Priorities
  1. As a 30-year resident and teacher in CVUSD for 21...
  2. Maintain high quality schools and programs that CVUSD...
  3. Increase attendance and graduation rates for disadvantaged...
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Lavender Whitaker

President, Castro Valley Unified...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Smart and transparent decisions that are backed by...
  2. Diversity and inclusion for all, especially students...
  3. Increased community engagement and transparency.
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Mike Kusiak

Higher Education Policy Manager
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Stop the disinvestment in public education, reform...
  2. Bring accountability and transparency to CVUSD's governance,...
  3. Build a more resilient CVUSD, where we invest in our...
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. To ensure that all students in the distract have access...
  2. To with the other Board members to ensure that we...
  3. To safely return all students, staff, and teachers...
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. to address the scholastic and cultural needs of our...
  2. to be an agent of empowerment for our parents to directly...
  3. to foster an environment of inclusivity in our schools...
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Kristy "Dooman" Woerz

Retired Teacher and Program Specialist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Equity in education with an emphasis on reading and...
  2. Inclusion of diversity in curriculum and District...
  3. Transparent governance while empowering parents, students,...
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