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Alameda County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Niel Tam

Candidate for
Board Member; Alameda Unified School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Master of Arts - Special Education
  • Master of Arts - School Administration
  • City of Alameda Commission on Disabilities Issues
  • Alamed Red Cross 2008 Community Service Award
  • The San Francisco Foundation 2002 Daniel E. Koshland Civic Unity Award
  • Coro Northern California Fellow
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Maintain a balanced budget and be proactive about securing adequate funding for our children.
  • Implement the goals and strategies of the AUSD Master Plan
  • Implement the AUSD Instructional Initiatives to support our teachers.
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Sheila Jordan - Superintendent of the Alameda County Schools
  • Eileen McDonald - Alameda County School Board Member
  • Margie Sherratt - President of the AUSD School Board
Position Papers
Maintain a balanced budget and be proactive about securing adequate funding for our children
We were able to maintain a balanced budget for this school year by being fiscally conservative in using our reserves and restricted categorical monies from the state.
Implement the goals and strategies of the District Master Plan
The Alameda Board of Education developed this Master Plan to ensure Alameda students receive a quality education in spite of unprecedented reductions in California state funding for public education.
Implement and support the District Instructional Initiatives
The District Instructional Initiatives provide a type of capacity-building for our teachers and has measures which sustain these initiatives over time.
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