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Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
Governing Board Member; Claremont Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 21 4:55pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (11/11)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Hilary D. Laconte Click here for more information about this candidate 2,816 votes 40.84%

  • Occupation: Parent
  • M.A., Education, Claremont Graduate University
  • Adjunct Assoc. Professor, Claremont Graduate University, Teacher Education; Adjunct Assoc. Prof., Chaffey Cmty. College, Child Development
  • Claremont Unifed School District, Classroom Teacher, Vista del Valle (1989-1995); Substitute Teacher (1996-June 2007)
  • Parent Participation on Parent Faculty Assoc.: President of Claremont CUSD-wide PFA (2005/6), Member-at-Large on El Roble PFA and CPFA
  • Community Participation: Uncommon Good, LWV, Stone Center for Children's Books, Curtain Raisers, Foothill Philharmonic, CUMC Nursery School Board
  • Married; two sons attending Claremont Unifed schools
  • Conitinuing progress in the reform of Claremont High School and San Antonio High School.
  • Broadening the range of curriculum to ensure that each student leaves our district with access to a wide range of academic and/or career paths.
  • Ensuring that individual program and financial policies are viewed in the context of a coherent long-range plan.
Elizabeth "Beth" Bingham Click here for more information about this candidate 2,567 votes 37.22%
  • Occupation: Minister
  • Past Chair, CUSD Budget Advisory Committee
  • Claremont School Parent Volunteer 1997-2007
  • Chair Fairplex Child Development Center Early Education Board
  • Chair, Claremont Youth Partnership
  • B.A. Cornell College M.A.R. Yale Divinity School, Doctor of Ministry Garrett Seminary
  • Married, one son
  • Nurturing the special talents and needs of each student for their success
  • creating a healthy environment for learning
  • Valuing teachers and staff and providing comprehensive professional development for excellence
Barbara J. Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 1,513 votes 21.94%
  • Occupation: Retired after 18 years in the public school system
  • Bachelor of Science, UCLA; UCLA Alumni Association Merit Scholarship Committee
  • Past PTA President, delegate to State of California PTA Council (Wiseburn School District)
  • Assistant to the Superintendent, Beverly Hills Unified School District; Classified Personnel Director, Ojai USD, Labor Relations Specialist, CSEA
  • Past National Secretary-Treasurer, Air Transport Association; Past Program Chair, League of Women Voters (Centinela Valley Chapter); YWCA Board Member
  • President, Board of Trustees, Club Terrace HOA; Claremont Meals on Wheels; Past President, Board of Trustees, Encino Oaks HOA
  • Three daughters, six grandchildren
  • Strengthening instructional practices to ensure high levels of student achievement
  • Supporting prudent fiscal management that ensures additional resources for the classroom that will attract and retain high quality staff
  • Ensuring that students are prepared for higher education while providing alternative choices for non-college bound students

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