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Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
 Smart Voter Gloria Mercado-Fortine

Candidate for
Governing Board Member; William S. Hart Union High School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member
  • District Administrator, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Former teacher, counselor and administrator at middle, junior and high school levels
  • Educational consultant specializing in school reform, charter schools, federal and state compliance audits
  • Former adjunct professor for California State University, Los Angeles; Mission College and College of the Canyons
  • Lifelong resident of Santa Clarita Valley and graduate of William S. Hart Union High School District
  • Master of science degrees in school management and administration, Pepperdine University; bachelor of arts degree, Calif. State University, Northridge
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Ongoing district accountability, increased responsiveness to parents and community
  • Build Castaic High School and complete modernization projects at all schools
  • Increase technical/vocational and career opportunities for students through partnerships with COC and businesses
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Key Endorsements
  • Hart District Teachers Association
  • Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • California State Assemblyman Cameron Smyth
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Position Papers
Proven Leadership Has its Benefits
Gloria Mercado-Fortine recognizes that work still needs to be done to ensure fiscal accountability, responsiveness to parents and the community, the completion of modernization projects at all aging schools, and the construction of Castaic High School. But there is also much to celebrate in the William S. Hart Union High School District.
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