Each of the candidates working within the November 8, 2022, normal election for San Diego Unified College District Board of Schooling District C —Cody Petterson and Becca Williams— accomplished Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses permit voters to listen to instantly from candidates about what motivates them to run for workplace.
The San Diego Unified College District faculty board consists of 5 members elected by district to four-year phrases.
Listed below are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the query: Who’re you? Inform us about your self.
“I’m a lifelong, 46-year resident of the District, a product of San Diego Unified, a UCSD lecturer, a policymaker, and a father. I’ve deep roots within the communities of coastal San Diego. I used to be introduced house from College Hospital to UCSD’s Mesa Grad Scholar Flats. I attended Ok-12 in San Diego Unified, I did my PhD within the UCSD Anthropology Division, and I’m the proud father of a Kindergartner and a Third Grader at Torrey Pines Elementary, the place I serve on the College Website Council and Website Governance Staff. I sit on the La Jolla City Council and the Board of the San Diego Worldwide Sister Cities Affiliation. I lecture within the UCSD Anthropology Division and function Senior Advisor for Schooling and Setting to San Diego County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer, who represents the subdistrict in its entirety. I’m fluent in Spanish and I’ve spent a few years working and doing area analysis in Latin America, which I imagine is important in a district that’s 47% Latinx and 27% English language learners.”
“Becca Williams is a founding member of Valor Schooling and founding board member of Valor Public Faculties. In 2017 Valor Public Faculties efficiently obtained a constitution to open three Ok-12 colleges with a peak enrollment of 5,000 college students within the Austin, Texas space. Valor’s distinct program presents college students a full human training within the classical custom, from the Nice Books to superior math and science. In 2021 dad and mom gave Valor a 96% satisfaction price, regardless of having to navigate by way of the difficulties of a pandemic, the place a necessity for each in-person and distant studying emerged. Becca has additionally taught in first and fourth grade school rooms at one of many prime constitution colleges within the nation. A graduate of Belmont Abbey School, she holds a graduate diploma in theology from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Washington D.C.”
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